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Don’t come to Crankworx without this in your luggage

Four simple goodies that can make any event more eventful<p>We’re all pretty familiar with our pre-ride checklist, but it gets a little longer and more …

Luggage

Apple's Workflow App: What It Is and How to Use It

Apple has acquired an new app that will let iPhone, Apple Watch and iPad users get things done faster than ever before. <br>The app, called Workflow, …

Consumer Tech

Top app for running Windows apps on Mac gets essential upgrades

Wine, the app that lets you run Windows programs inside macOS, just got a massive update that brings a whopping 6,600 changes — including support for 64-bit applications (finally!) and high-resolution Retina displays.<p>Apple started blurring the lines between macOS and Windows when it joined forces …

Six bicyclists killed in Chicago this year, all involving commercial vehicles

A total of six bicyclists have been struck and killed by large commercial vehicles in Chicago this year – with a woman struck and killed Monday and a man dying of his injuries over the weekend from an earlier train collision.<p>Monday’s fatal crash came a week after Bicycling magazine rated the city …

Check Out How the Different Levels of Light Pollution Screws Us From Seeing Stars

It’s obvious to anyone with eyeballs that there ain’t no damn stars in the city, while there are about a gazillion and one out in the countryside. …

Popular Mississippi River cruises offer fresh view of American history

When it comes to river cruises, most Americans look to Europe for storybook waterways like the Danube, Rhine and Seine. Lots of rivers, lots of ships, lots of itineraries.<p>But the Mississippi River, right here at home, is getting a fresh look from travelers who want to experience a cruise without …

These American deserters from the Iraq war may finally get refuge in Canada | VICE News

During the idle hours Joshua Key spent guarding a children's hospital in the Iraqi city of Ramadi, where he'd been stationed as a soldier in the US Army, it was the daily visits from a little girl that kept him sane.<p>Oblivious to the turmoil around her, the girl of about 6 or 7, whom he called …

Canada

Can a US handmade Catahoula saddle offer you riding relief?

At first it may sound a bit odd to think that a saddle that you can’t try out ahead of time is going to offer a better fit and improved performance, …

Stainless Steel

Here's how drug testing works at the Tour de France, the world's greatest race

<b>MONTAUBAN, France, July 10 —</b> Each day here at the Tour de France a handful of the world's fittest athletes climb into a small office on wheels to pee into a plastic cup. For the riders it is part of the job, as routine as riding their bikes, but for a sport not long ago plagued by doping scandals …

Cycling

Can Riding a Bicycle Cause Blood in the Urine?

Visible blood in the urine, or gross hematuria, is a symptom that you should never ignore. Most of the time, hematuria is caused by a problem with …

How to Keep Your Clipless Pedals Working

Whether you're into road or mountain biking, these preventative maintenance tactics should help extend the life of your cleats and clipless pedals<p>Today, there are more than a dozen different clipless pedal systems you can use with your bike. The primary difference is how the pedals grip the cleats, …

Mountain Biking

Tour de France iCal

With 10 days to go here’s a downloadable calendar of the Tour de France for your electronic diary or smartphone with brief details of each stage.This …

Road Cycling

Edco 3ax clipless road pedals sway into production, available now

After almost four years in development, the Edco 3ax pedals have made it through their Kickstarter campaign and through production. Edco showed a …

A veteran makes art from fishing lines, and he's blind

<i>Video featuring Jim Stevens’ art was produced by Leslie Dodson, Paul Cywilko and Janine Trudell.</i><p>Jim Stevens is meticulous in crafting his art.<p>It’s a …

Art

Helium Cine Kicked Off Kickstarter for iPhone Cage

Brandon Hoe of Helium Cine kicked off a Kickstarter campaign for their iPhone chassis, or camera cage if you will. The idea is to help the iPhone …

This Number Is Illegal To Possess Or Distribute In The USA

Technology Photo credit: VTT Studio/ShutterstockBelieve it or not, the “possession” of certain numbers could get you into some serious trouble with …

Mathematics

GCN previews the Giro d'Italia

<b>Editor’s note:</b> This video is courtesy of Global Cycling Network. The opinions expressed in this video do not necessarily represent the opinions of …

Road Bikes

The Infamous Lynching Site That Still Stands in Mississippi

In June 1966, a black civil rights worker in Clarke County, Mississippi, met a fresh recruit at the local bus station. He loaded up John Cumbler, a …

Black History

Recommended Reading: Why can't we stream more black TV shows?

<b>Why Are so Many Great<br>Black TV Shows Missing<br>From Streaming Services?</b><br>Alyssa Rosenberg,<br>The Washington Post<p>Streaming services are great for providing a seemingly endless supply of movies and television shows. However, there are a ton of notable black TV series missing from those subscription plans. If …

TV shows

Here's the New Ad Going Live Today in North Carolina and Nationally to Fight Anti-Trans 'Bathroom Bills' - WATCH

The American Unity Fund, Freedom for All Americans and Equality North Carolina have created an ad which will run starting today in North Carolina and …

This motorized wheel adds electric power to your bike

GeoOrbital brings a novel idea to Kickstarter<p>Many different kinds of personal transportation are undergoing an electric revolution, but electric <i>bikes</i> might make up the biggest section of the market. In fact, it's boomed fast enough that we're already seeing weird, alternative ideas pop up. A …

Bike Lanes
VPNs

Legally Speaking: Impeding traffic?

On a wet, humid Sunday morning last August, while I puttered around his driveway on his fat bike, fellow bike attorney Bryan Waldman said:<p>“I have a …

Man jailed for not decrypting drives proves need for legislation

Most of the world first heard the term ‘All Writs Act’ during Apple and the FBI’s recent showdown. Others, like a Philadelphia man have known about it for at least the last several months, as the US government is using it to hold him indefinitely for failing to decrypt a hard drive.<p>The government …

GoPros Make Road Biking Look Way More Intense

Road biking is a sport normally associated with skinny Europeans and creative cheating. But beyond the packaged hour-long TV highlights, it’s also an …

Bright flash of light marks incredible moment life begins when sperm meets egg

Human life begins in bright flash of light as a sperm meets an egg, scientists have shown for the first time, after capturing the astonishing ‘fireworks’ on film.<p>An explosion of tiny sparks erupts from the egg at the exact moment of conception.<p>Scientists had seen the phenomenon occur in other …

What’s it really like to be a CIA spy?

Intelligence agencies have been in the news a lot for the past few years thanks to the Snowden leaks, but also the recent wave of terrorist threats …