Optimize your Cycling

Optimize your Cycling

By John Higgins In late 2018 I attended the International Symposium on Cycling Optimization held in Munster, Germany. In essence it was a conference focused on bike fitting, which sits at the crossroads of advancements in cycling technical products and gains in human performance. The conference drew attendees from all curvatures of the earth, with […]

The Bicycle Art of Albert Michini Revisited

The Bicycle Art of Albert Michini Revisited

Name of the artist: Albert Michini Title: Untitled Subject: Al Michini’s 10 Speed Bicycle Medium: Oil on Canvas Date: 1973 Brief biography: Albert Michini’s style of art was realism and his works always reflected proper proportion, detail, and light patterns. He was a painter, sculptor, photographer, sketcher, and etcher. One of Al’s passions was anything […]

How Much Regulation Does Dockless Bike Share Need?

How Much Regulation Does Dockless Bike Share Need?

By Charles Pekow New as it is, docked bikesharing may be obsolete. Replacement with dockless systems means less involvement from local governments, who traditionally have either sponsored, licensed or subsidized docked bikeshare and required private operators to get permits to set up stations on public land. And dockless systems mean a loss of rental or […]

How Safe Are Roundabouts for Cyclists?

How Safe Are Roundabouts for Cyclists?

By Charles Pekow Crash reports from the United States don’t show that roundabouts have been particularly hazardous for bicyclists. Advantages include the fact that motorists tend to slow down in circles and cyclists don’t turn as sharply. Still, since they are becoming increasingly popular across the USA and have long been common in many cities, […]

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