I can still vividly remember waking up in the emergency room in April of last year. My goal, to become the first African American woman to turn pro in the sport of triathlon, was completely shattered after a horrific bike crash while competing in an Ironman 70.3 race in Texas. […]

Jose Alfaro (left) and Manuel Peña-Morros (right) ride down a newly installed cycling lane on … [+] Insurgentes Avenue in Mexico City. Nathaniel Parish Flannery With the sun barely starting to illuminate the city on a quiet Saturday morning, I join a small group of cyclists led by Alejandro Diaz, […]

We will continue to offer rides to medical appointments (referred to as non-emergency medical transportation) in the course of the COVID-19 pandemic. Actual travel time on public transport becomes a lesser consideration when predictable and when journey itself in all fairness snug (seats, bogs, providers), and might thus be scheduled […]

Or, you could just ask your neighbor. Jane Torres-Lavoro, 40, and her husband Leo Lavoro, 45, who works for a record label, have been storing the bikes they bought this summer in an extra bedroom in their neighbor’s apartment in Kew Gardens Hills, Queens. They send him a text message […]

When Simon Cowell broke his back last week on what was first reported to be an “e-bike,” the news tore through not just the entertainment world but the booming e-bike industry.  Turns out, Cowell wasn’t on an e-bike but an e-motorcycle. That’s an important distinction, because the “bike” Cowell was […]

If you’re thinking of buying a bike to get around and stay active during lockdown, while still social distancing, you’re not alone—especially in a city. Considering the risks of public transit in the age of COVID-19, the best bikes can be a very helpful and affordable alternative. It’s not a […]

Cyclists enjoy a ride on Chicago’s Lakefront Trail on a recent evening. Biking there and all across the country is up significantly during the pandemic. David Schaper/NPR hide caption toggle caption David Schaper/NPR Cyclists enjoy a ride on Chicago’s Lakefront Trail on a recent evening. Biking there and all across […]

Photographer: Bryan Banducci for Bloomberg Green From versatile folding frames to go-anywhere gravel bikes, we’ll help you find the best models to get outside and moving again. August 14, 2020, 11:00 AM As Covid-19 reshapes our cities and way of life, many find the idea of cramming together on public […]

This article originally appeared on VICE India. You might have celebrated the bluer skies and the “reclaiming” of public spaces by animals, thanks to lockdowns around the world. But the pandemic has, in fact, worsened the environmental crisis, with a deluge of single-use plastics now “floating like jellyfish” in the […]

The country is on its fifth month of quarantine due to the COVID-19 virus and keeping your immune system in tip top shape is a priority. The World Health Organization continues to emphasize that adults should maintain moderate daily physical activity to enhance muscular strength and physical wellness. Many doctors […]

Posted: Aug 26, 2020 / 04:47 PM HST / Updated: Aug 26, 2020 / 04:47 PM HST The mission of the non-profit is to enable more people to ride bicycles for health, recreation, and transportation through advocacy, education, and events. The HBL is seeing more people biking because of the pandemic, […]

Photo credit: Robert Alexander – Getty Images From Bicycling Research from a recent study shows the important role that e-bikes can play in reducing carbon emissions in cities. Published in Transportation Research, the study says that carbon emissions could be reduced by 12 percent if just 15 percent of urban […]