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Trams are great for city transport – why doesn't the UK have more?

The UK used to be covered in trams, with networks in virtually every city and town, but now just eight (or six, depending on what you include) …

Trains

Michael Goolaerts′ death raises question as to why so many cyclists suffer heart attacks | Sports| German football and major international sports news | DW | 10.04.2018

Belgian cyclist Michael Goolaerts, who died of cardiac arrest during the Paris-Roubaix race was just the latest rider to die of a heart attack. This …

Cycling

Dr Hutch: You know you’re a cyclist when…

<b>True cyclists don’t need anything as flimsy as a love of cycling to bolster their self-identity, say Dr Hutch</b><p>As our planet thunders into the abyss of …

Cycling

How Lael Wilcox Rides 20,000 Miles Per Year

A new video featuring ultra-endurance bikepacker Lael Wilcox, who puts more miles on her bike every year than most people do on their cars…<p>compose …

Bikepacking
Bicycles

10 Bike-friendly Cities Every Adventurer Will Love

Cruising a city by bicycle is not only great exercise, it also gives locals and tourists a unique view of that city. Whether it sounds thrilling to …

Vienna

Revelate Terrapin 8L saddlebag minimizes, stabilizes your bikepacking stash

Based off their larger seat bag, the new Revelate Designs Terrapin System 8L seat pack helps you pack out smaller loads on bikes needing extra …

Bikepacking

Fitter, faster and clad in lycra: the middle-aged men racing against stereotypes

MAMIL, a documentary exploring the lives and motivations of men who cycle, is surprisingly emotional<p>You see them everywhere. Kitted out in form-hugging Lycra, cycling in groups down leafy lanes, racing past buses on crowded roads, chatting on corners. Now they’re on cinema screens, too. A …

Middle Age

UK citizens might lose .EU domains after Brexit

Europe has formally told UK businesses and individuals that it will revoke .EU domains held in the UK after Brexit unless a new deal is negotiated. "As of the [Brexit] withdrawal date, undertakings and organizations that are established in the UK but not in the EU ... will no longer be eligible to …

Domain Names

Tour de France has led to copycat cyclists struggling on country roads

When the Tour de France departed from a rural town in Yorkshire it prompted an influx of cyclists coming to enjoy the country roads, but councillors are now warning that bike lovers visiting the dales might not be as fit as they think they are.<p>The caution comes as new figures reveal that the number …

Cycling

Hi-vis clothing law 'has not influenced' road accident figures

New study pours cold water on claims that compulsory hi-vis provides safety benefits<p>3.5K<p>SHARES<p>Italy has a law forcing cyclists to wear hi-vis …

Cycling

Employees get screwed by expense reports—but women much more than men

Managing expenses isn’t just a hassle. A new survey of UK employees also shows how costly it can be for both workers and employers who require employees to pay expenses up front, then claim them later.<p>More than a third of respondents said they forget to claim expenses, and 58% routinely don’t claim …

Employment

Canyon’s holy Grail hammers gravel topped by wild double-decker Hover bar

Of course it is interesting that Canyon is jumping into the top of the gravel scene with two levels of carbon spec for their new Grail CF frameset. …

Road Bikes

The Fun/Suffer Divide - Bikepacking the Continental Divide Trail | evo Video

Embed Add to Favorites Added to Favorites Make Feature Featured<p>Video player is disabled while the embed window is open.<p>Copy and paste the HTML code …

The Economist Espresso on the App Store

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Russia demands nerve agent samples in standoff with UK over poisoned spy

Moscow summons ambassador as foreign minister denies Russian responsibility for attack<p>Russia has summoned the UK’s ambassador to Moscow to protest against accusations that it ordered last week’s nerve agent attack in Salisbury and to warn that any British sanctions against Russia would be answered …

Russia

Bikes on public transport

Bus<p>Folded bikes are accepted at the driver's discretion. The rules are the same for pushchairs and larger items of shopping and luggage.<p>Docklands …

Tacx Ciro mixes carbon & glass fiber in surprisingly light, cheap bottle cage

At first glance it’s just another composite cage. How interesting can it be? But Tacx’s new Ciro uses their injection molded tech to mix materials …

Team Sky will not be at the Tour de France this year, believes Floyd Landis

Former doper Floyd Landis says he is “100 per cent sure” there will not be a Sky team at the Tour de France this year, adding that Sir Bradley Wiggins should be stripped of his 2012 title for doping, just like he was.<p>Responding to Monday's Department for Culture, Media and Sport select committee …

Route of Caravans: Morocco Traverse (South)

Introducing the first half of the forthcoming “Morocco Traverse” bikepacking route. The 700 mile Route of Caravans is a tour through the wondrous …

How much money do people need to be happy?

Take three people. All are unmarried, 33-year-old women who live in the United States. One makes an annual salary of $40,000, another makes $120,000, and the third makes $200,000. Who do you think is the happiest?<p>According to a recently released study (paywall) in the burgeoning field of happiness …

Demographics

9 Questions Interesting People Ask to Cut Through the Small Talk

It alls starts with having a genuine interest in the other person.<p>I remember early in my young career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to "schmooze" or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the wind-bag …

Leadership

Digital nomads are hiring and firing their governments

The nation state has survived wars, plagues, and upheaval, but it won’t survive digital nomads, not if people like Karoli Hindriks have something to say about it. Hindriks is the founder of Jobbatical, a platform that allows digital nomads to find work in other countries and helps with the …

Innovation

The world in brief, February 22nd 2018 | Espresso

The final version of the <b>TPP</b> trade deal was released. The agreement between 12 Pacific-rim countries looked dead in the ocean when Donald Trump …

Tech companies should stop pretending AI won’t destroy jobs - MIT Technology Review

I took an Uber to an artificial-­intelligence conference at MIT one recent morning, and the driver asked me how long it would take for autonomous …

Artificial Intelligence

You're not going to believe what I'm about to tell you

This is a comic about the backfire effect.View

Geek Humor

Bikepacker Mag Joins BIKEPACKING.com

It’s official. Bikepacker and BIKEPACKING.com have joined forces and will soon live under one roof. In addition to website integration, the two …

Stop Saying 'Smart Cities'

Digital stardust won’t magically make future cities more affordable or resilient.<p>The term “smart city” is interesting yet not important, because nobody defines it. “Smart” is a snazzy political label used by a modern alliance of leftist urbanites and tech industrialists. To deem yourself “smart” is …

Future Cities

Post-work: the radical idea of a world without jobs

Work has ruled our lives for centuries, and it does so today more than ever. But a new generation of thinkers insists there is an alternative. By Andy Beckett<p>Work is the master of the modern world. For most people, it is impossible to imagine society without it. It dominates and pervades everyday …

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