100 Years of Tour de France Bikes Map the Evolution of Cycling

There are few professional sports as closely bound to technology as cycling. A bike isn't just equipment, as skiis or a tennis racket might be—it's a partner in a symbiotic relationship between the machine and athlete. And it's remarkable to see how drastically certain parts of that machine have changed in the last… » 7/09/13 9:06am 7/09/13 9:06am

"Fiers De Vous Nourrir" Must Be French For "Look At This Giant Bike We…

Okay, it actually means that the farmers of 44 are "proud to feed you [and also they made a giant bike out of hay bales and tractors]." This display went up during a Tour de France stage earlier in the week, so we're a bit late — but we wanted to share it with you because it is a wonderful representation of the things… » 7/07/11 2:45pm 7/07/11 2:45pm

Tiny Child Inspires Us To Get Up Off Our Asses To Pwactice Widing A…

With the way cynicism travels through generations these days, we'll give him about six to eight years before he realizes that compared to the rest of life, riding a bike isn't really a big deal at all. But my god, what good cheer! Consider this cold heart (especially from someone who also struggled with Rs as a kid)… » 6/02/11 7:15pm 6/02/11 7:15pm