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9 indoor cycling sessions

For most, cycling is about the pursuit of fun and fitness in the great outdoors. Unfortunately, modern urban living and bad weather can get in the …

Exercise

Proper Rudder Use

A quick and easy exercise teaches how timely rudder application can help prevent stall/spin accidents.<p>In his influential book, <i>Stick and Rudder</i>, …

Aviation Safety

Top 5 road bike trends in 2017

<i>This article originally appeared on BikeRadar</i><p>Disc brakes, fat tires, suspension, the hyper-niche-ification of road bikes and — the aesthetic and …

There’s a secret tool in Windows 10 that puts all your settings in one place — here’s how to find it

Active users, for instance, have no doubt noticed that all the software's settings menus and customization options are split between two places: the Control Panel, and the Settings app.<p>If there's a particular tweak you're looking to make, it can take a little longer than it should to find the …

Software

Is Holacracy finally dead?

For the past two years, Silicon Valley has been buzzing about a trendy, innovative system of management called Holacracy. Holacracy’s central tenet is that letting employees make their own decisions leads to better results. With high-profile acolytes like Zappos and Medium, Holacracy seemed like …

Management

How to clean your bike in seven minutes

When you return home from a tough old slog over the hills and dales, often the last thing you want to do when you get in is clean your bike.<p>However, …

Thoroughbreds

5th edition of Zinn & The Art of Road Bike Maintenance gets at old and new tech

Lennard Zinn’s maintenance books have been the gold standard for home mechanics for many years, and we’ve seen a number of shop rats who got their …

Road Bikes

The 25 fintech 'unicorns' worth over $1 billion ranked by value

Valuations in the sector are also sky-rocketing as more money floods in. Many companies are now reaching the fabled "unicorn" status — the term in the tech industry for companies worth $1 billion (£640 million) or more.<p>Earlier this year conference organiser Finovate pulled together a list of all …

Venture Capital

Communities of Practice (CoPs)

Not so long ago most traditional organizations had their engineering department organized by functions (business analysts, programming, testing/QA, …

Disrupt or Be Disrupted: The Finance Industry Is Waking Up

Recently, a second bank in the UK was given the green light to build a bank on smartphones. Called Tandem, it follows in the footsteps of Atom, which …

Banking

What the Blockchain Means for Economic Prosperity

<i>Don Tapscott is the author of 15 books about the digital revolution in business and society, and chancellor of Trent University. Alex Tapscott is the</i> …

Blockchain

5 Obstacles Preventing Your Company From True Innovation

Businesses often say they are practitioners of innovation, that they’re always on the lookout for new ideas and groundbreaking strategies. It’s all …

Innovation

The 53 startups that will be huge in 2016, according to venture capitalists

Who better to ask than the startup experts, the VCs that watch them, guide them, hear their pitches, and fund them?<p>So we reached out to a handful of top VCs and asked them which of their young or growth-stage startups did they think were going to boom in 2016.<p>We also asked them which startups …

Venture Capital

Bicycle Kits

An electric bicycle kit can be used to convert almost almost any bicycle to electric. With an electric bicycle kit you can transform your bike into …

Electric Bikes

9 top tips for setting up your new road bike

If you’ve just bought a new road bike, or you’re upgrading to a new bike, you might need some help getting it correctly set up so you can really …

Road Bikes

How To: Zinn and the Art of (Modern) Road Bike Maintenance with New 5th Edition

If you’re going to work on your car, you would probably consult something like a Haynes manual for the more difficult repairs. Having a detailed, …

Road Bikes

The most prosperous countries in the world, based on happiness and financial health

The UK took fifteenth place, having achieved the biggest turnaround in any major developed economy<p>Norway has been named the world’s most prosperous country for the seventh year running, while neighbouring countries Denmark and Sweden also make the top five in a ranking of 142 countries across the …

What Makes Uber Run

The transportation service has become a global brand, an economic force, and a cultural lightning rod.<p>Jordan Kretchmer remembers what Travis Kalanick was like before Uber was Uber.<p>Kretchmer was a 25-year-old college dropout with a lot of ideas, and Kalanick had even more. He was in his early …

San Francisco