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Car traffic will be reduced to two lanes on Melbourne’s Princes Bridge to provide more space for the increasing number of bikes and pedestrians.
The Women and Cycling Survey 2013 conducted by the Heart Foundation and the Cycling Promotion Fund has added more weight to the argument for more bike infrastructure, with 60% of respondents saying they would like to ride more than they currently do and 50% believing they would ride more if there was more and better infrastructure available.
Chicago’s Museum of Science and Industry has honoured the humble bicycle with a an exhibition of the most innovative designs in velo history.
A new ruling by the Saudi Arabian Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice finally allows women to ride bikes. However, they are still prohibited from riding for transport, must be modestly dressed and have a male family member nearby.
Pro racer Peter Sagan has released a video apology after he pinched a podium girl’s bottom at the Tour of Flanders.
A new study has found that sweetened drinks may be causing up to 180,000 deaths per year.
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