What's the Best Car for Cyclists? A 2014 Cyclist Detection Volvo (w/ video)

You see headlines like this all the time. “Who Builds the Best Car for Dog-lovers?” “Who Builds the Most Kid-friendly Cars?” Etc. When it comes to a carmaker specifically catering to the needs of bikers and their bikes, however, Volvo seems to be the only carmaker that understands cyclists’ primary need: to avoid getting run over by a pack of 5000 lb. SUVs.

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Study: Separated Bike Lanes Reduce Injury By 90%

Cycling has become very popular in short order in urban areas around the world, which hasn’t left much time for drivers and bikers to figure out how to share the road. Injury and even death happens with far too much frequency, and a new study shows just how important separated bike lanes are to the welfare of cyclists.

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California State Assembly Votes on 3-ft Rule For Bicyclists

Many people cite safety as the biggest reason they’re not commuting via bicycle, self included. Don’t cue the violins, I’m lucky to have had a full recovery from the crash I’m really sick of talking about, and I know my own road rage had some part in it. However, if seeing a cyclist in a wheelchair tugs at your heartstrings, go right ahead and urge your local Assembly member to vote yes on 1464.

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This is it: BEST City Bicycle, the Best GREEN Thing Ever! (w/ video)

This is the Hornster. It’s a 178 dB air horn pretending to be a bicycle, and make no mistake: I

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