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The week’s top bike news from around the world, brought to you every Friday.
Bicycle Network launched it’s road team of five outstanding riders yesterday. Follow the link to meet the team and find out where they’ll be racing.
As part of Bicycle Queensland’s Bike Week, a community initiative called Papergirl Brisbane is calling for artists and writers to submit works for exhibition which will then be rolled up and distributed around the city by bike.
While a recent study attracted attention for its finding that helmetless riders take more risks and are more likely to be involved in a collision, Alan Davies of Crikey blog The Urbanist investigates the study’s more concerning findings about children and teenagers who ride without helmets.
The iconic Melbourne street, which is becoming increasingly popular for bikes, is set to get new and wider bike lanes over the next few years as part of a larger strategy to improve the strip between Alexandra and Victoria Parades.
Just in case you weren’t already convinced, Bike Radar has put together this impressive list.
After one of its employees was injured in a hit-and-run while riding his bike, US company Chaotic Moon has devised a new helmet that functions as a black box for bike riders.
Check out this gallery of drool-inducing pics from the North American Handmade Bicycle Show.
Once hailed as the home of the car, Detroit, Michigan, like much of the US has fallen on hard times, but a flourishing bike industry is beginning to provide jobs for the skilled workforce.
Tips from world happiness experts to brighten up your Friday.
This rider uses his bike as a dance floor.
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