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In 5 days the Indiana Pacers Bikeshare Launches

April 20th will mark the day Indianapolis has a bike share. It will have 250 bikes at 25 stations.

Check out their website to learn more.

Here's the locations of the…

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Added by Joe Paisley on April 17, 2014 at 9:04pm — No Comments

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Begin your cycle joyride with super flexible and elastic cycling shorts of Cycle-clothing. Cycle-clothing offers an exciting range of multifunctional cycle short that knits your joyride like never before. Offering an absolute value for money, these cycling shorts are protected with anti bacterial material and fabric pads. Order your set of cycle short now that is available in some amazing…

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Added by cycleclothing on March 4, 2014 at 10:55am — 1 Comment

Valentine's Day Bicycle Love Rant

 

 I love bicycles!

 

What a fascinating contraption right?  They've been around for centuries, and haven't changed much in recent decades, design-wise anyways.  But there…

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Added by Joe Paisley on February 14, 2014 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Bruce Willis and Fred Armisen Sometimes Ride Bikes

Bruce Willis and Fred Armisen sometimes ride bikes.

 

So what? Who cares?  Well, popular opinion and the media do.  And endorsements are worth a lot of money.

Just thought I'd share with you a few clips.

Here's Bruce Willis riding a Citi Bike to the Letterman Show. I can't say I don't admire…

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Added by Joe Paisley on February 8, 2014 at 5:00pm — No Comments

World's First Suspended Bicycle Roundabout

Wow.  Look at that thing.  If this isn't a step in the direction of a Jetsons-like future, I don't know what is.

Designed by Ipv Delft and located between the localities of Eindhoven, Veldhoven and Meerhoven in the…

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Added by Joe Paisley on February 5, 2014 at 11:19am — No Comments

Will China's Car Trend Be Parabolic?

In a past post I mentioned China and the car fascination that has struck the country in recent years. I've addressed the social role of the bicycle in several countries, but China is fairly fascinating.  As many urbanized countries seem to be moving towards alternative transport, China's car culture is growing relentlessly.…

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Added by Joe Paisley on January 16, 2014 at 9:30pm — No Comments

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Ralph Wilson

 

Nick "O Pendle on a rainy day.…

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Added by Joe Paisley on January 9, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

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Keeping time with a stopwatch.

 

Les Wilmot…

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Added by Joe Paisley on January 9, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

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An elderly lady looks on with the morning paper.

 

A tired finish at Pagbourne Lane.…

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Added by Joe Paisley on January 9, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

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Dig deep!

 

Tandem riders.…

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Added by Joe Paisley on January 9, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

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Some avid fans cheering a racer on.

 

Onlookers in British weather as a racer climbs in anguish.…

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Added by Joe Paisley on January 9, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

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John Woodburn, riding through the night in a 24 hour time trial.

 

Taking some drinks in the night.…

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Added by Joe Paisley on January 9, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

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Ride marshall showing the way.

 

Shillingford Bridge…

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Added by Joe Paisley on January 9, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

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John Woodburn

 

Sean Yates, the first rider to win a time trial in the Tour de France wearing the yellow jersey.…

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Added by Joe Paisley on January 9, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

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Alf Engers

Alfred 'Alf' Robert Engers (born 1 June 1940) was an English racing cyclist who set national…

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Added by Joe Paisley on January 9, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

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No time for snacks.

 

An early time trialing bicycle.…

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Jon Baylis time trialing around tea time.

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Added by Joe Paisley on January 9, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Bernard Thompson Collection: A Glimpse at Early British Cycling 1

Below are some images taken by Bernard Thompson, a freelance photographer who captured many images during the "golden era" of British cycling.

 

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Added by Joe Paisley on January 9, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Bikes: Bringing on Socialism, Global Dystopia, and Blazing Aquatic Dangers

In a recent article in Bicycle Retailer, there were several well-selected quotes I would like to share with you.

"In the article, Toronto Mayor…

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Added by Joe Paisley on January 8, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

SkyCycle and the London Donut Effect

There is a new transportation system being proposed in London by Foster and Partners.  The new system would be constructed over the existing train lines.  The system would be nearly 137 miles in length (220km).  It would be nearly 50 ft wide (15m) and feature over 200 entrance points.

Lofty, isn't it? I…

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Added by Joe Paisley on January 3, 2014 at 12:34am — No Comments

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