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The week’s top bike news from around the world, brought to you every Wednesday.
Australia dominated the leader board at the Junior World Track Championships in Glasgow last week, taking home an impressive six gold medals—more than any other country. The team also took home an additional five silver medals and one bronze. A big congratulations to all our riders who competed!
Are these Australia’s worst examples of bike infrastructure?
The number of MAMILs (middle aged men in lycra) is on the increase, and many have fond memories of riding as kids; however, due to their concerns about road safety, they’re reluctant to let their children try life on two wheels.
A cut out of a policeman at a bike parking station in Portland, Massachusetts, has cut theft by 67%.
British Prime Minister David Cameron has this week announced £148 million for bike infrastructure projects in the hopes of “starting a cycling revolution which will remove the barriers for a new generation of cyclists”.
A time-lapse map put together by The New Yorker finds out where people are riding the new fleet of bike share bikes in the Big Apple.
A small study has found that short bursts of exercise throughout the day may help you feel full for longer and are a good way for sedentary office workers to inject activity into their day.
The Guardian bike blogger Peter Walker rides a top spec road bike against an elite racer on a shopping bike. Who will come out victorious?
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