A Cyclist's Track Stand Befuddled One of Google's Self-Driving Cars

It’s usually easy for our human brains to predict how any given car, pedestrian, or cyclist is going to act, but computers must be programmed to “understand” all of our varying behaviors on the road. The latest thing perplexing Google’s self-driving cars (and thereby entertaining us)? A simple track stand, according… »8/27/15 10:17pm8/27/15 10:17pm


Cyclists' Squirt-Gun Attack On PedalPub Cops Results In Six Arrests

The Minneapolis version of a biker brawl involved some cyclists, three PedalPubs, squirt guns, and water balloons, but the results were, in their way, nearly as disquieting as the Waco incident—the thin veneer of society cracked like a cranium under a billy club. It seems Minnesota nice ends when you hoist your… »5/26/15 5:18pm5/26/15 5:18pm

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 3:20pm5/15/08 3:20pm

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 12:45pm12/18/07 12:45pm