Angry Driver Versus Cyclists Makes For Great Roadside Screaming Match

Drivers and cyclists getting into confrontations is a thing that happens so often that it's hardly ever worth pointing out, but this is a special circumstance. » 8/12/14 8:40am 8/12/14 8:40am

Why Does The Wind Hate These Dutch Cyclists So Much?

Watching videos of people struggling in strong winds is always perversely entertaining. I think it's because the watcher can't sense the wind, but can see the improbable actions and motions of the windblown. It's about as close to videos of someone getting his ass kicked by a ghost that we can get. » 4/22/13 3:40pm 4/22/13 3:40pm

Sending A Clear Message To Bicyclists

"This cycle lane lets you smack both your handlebars and your knuckles into a lamppost at 50 metre intervals. It definitely gives a rhythm to the journey." [The Guardian] » 10/23/09 4:00pm 10/23/09 4:00pm

"You Hit Me With Your Prius"

A San Francisco bicyclist and Craigslister offers to sit down with the Prius driver who hit him for a nice cup of coffee... and strangulation!. Moral of the story? Don't hit and run, it's not polite. [Best of Craigslist] » 9/09/09 4:30pm 9/09/09 4:30pm

Crazy NYC Bike Messengers Racing Through Manhattan Traffic

Bike messengers are guys any car-driving, Ray's-Pizza-eating Manhattanites love to hate. Maybe it's something to do with the way these two-wheeled speed-demons take on Midtown rush hour traffic. » 3/13/09 6:00pm 3/13/09 6:00pm

Toyota Gosei 360-Degree Airbag Is One Hell Of A Flotation Device

We're well aware of the whole cyclists-wanting-hood-airbags debacle, but the Toyota Gosei system is just ridiculous. Just look at it — it looks like something that would keep the Titanic afloat. » 6/06/08 3:00pm 6/06/08 3:00pm

Maniac Cyclists Take To The L.A. Freeway To Protest, Or Something

If you were stuck in L.A. rush hour last Friday, there's a chance you encountered the folks from Crimanimal Mass, who took to the freeway, on bicycles (and in-line skates), as part of some sort of demonstration. One of the organizers said the purpose was to raise questions of transportation infrastructure. Aren't… » 5/15/08 3:20pm 5/15/08 3:20pm

Cyclists Want Hood-Mounted External Airbags

The Dutch Cycling Federation in the Netherlands is boldly approaching car manufacturers and requesting hood-mounted external airbags on all vehicles. It's either that or they're going to have to stop running into cyclists (which will never happen). We're not going to get into the "roads are for cars" debate because… » 4/23/08 4:00pm 4/23/08 4:00pm

RFID Embedded Bicycles, Traffic Lights Saddens Scumbag Lawyers

The Danish City of Grenå is doing something about all of the bicycle accidents occurring at busy intersections. The city will be installing See-Mi. See-Mi consists of 300 RFID sensors that will be installed into residents' bicycles and special RFID-sensing traffic lights at seven busy intersections. These traffic… » 12/18/07 12:45pm 12/18/07 12:45pm