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Father’s Day gift guide: What to get for a dad on two wheels

Here are 10 fun gift ideas to give the cycling-mad father in your life, from simple, fun goods, to all-out, one-in-a-lifetime vacationsThe post …

This Map Shows The Most Dangerous Places To Bike In SF — The Bold Italic — San Francisco

This Map Shows The Most Dangerous Places To Bike In SF — The Bold Italic — San Francisco<p><i>By Ann-Marie AlcĚÁntara</i><p>Chances are good that if you bike …

Reviewed: Montague Paratrooper Pro Folding Bike

Originally designed for the Marines, David Montague's Paratrooper bikes can handle extreme terrain and fold up into tiny bundles.<p><b>Price:</b> $999<p>The Montague Paratrooper Pro bike is built like a tank, folds like a Swiss Army knife, and weighs less than body armor. Backed by a DARPA grant, David Montague …

Poler's $2K Adventure Bike Is Ready To Tackle Anything

Bright orange on a turtleneck sweater? Probably not. But bright orange on a high-end adventure bicycle? Yeah, that works. The Awol x Poler Bike is …

Review: SKS Spaero Aluminum Minipump

An efficient inflator that can stand up to some serious abuse<p>The SKS Spaero aluminum mini bike pump came through for me in the clutch when I flatted on the first day of a weeklong bike-testing trip in California. But it really won me over on day four of that trip, when I saw it get run over by a …

Nutlock Bicycle Wheel Security System

As many know from unfortunate experiences, bike thieves target components just as often (perhaps if not more so) than bicycles as a whole. While a sturdy U-Lock does well to secure a frame, it leaves one—sometimes both—wheels vulnerable. Carrying multiple locks and chains is cumbersome, and looping …

Elegant wooden bicycle is made from solid ash and 3D-printed aluminum

We’ve featured lots of wooden bikes on Inhabitat, but Amsterdam-based designer Paul Timmer’s timber bike frame may be the most detail-oriented one …

Stone Artist LLC

This is a Giant Propel Advanced. It’s got AeroSystem Shaping Technology and a SpeedControl SL brake system which, according to the Giant website, is the result of countless hours in the wind tunnel. But that’s not what we’re looking at. Rather, it’s the engraving work of Kenn Paulson who has — by …

Old Jeans, New Saddle: Brooks + Levi's Cambium C17

Last summer, denim heads in Brooklyn, Los Angeles and London donated their beyond-repair jeans at Levi's pop-up Commuter Workspace—an outreach project aimed at urban bike commuters. Now the discarded denim has been given a new life by the heritage bike accessories-makers Brooks England. Available …

Los Angeles

Cycling Climbs: Twenty Art Prints

Since the Tour de France route changes every year, the announcement of where the ride will take the peloton is a highly anticipated event. For riders and fans alike, a tour doesn't quite have the "je ne sais quoi" without a visit to the Alpe d'Huez: a brutal climb in the Alps that stretches over …

Cycling

18 Coolest Cycling Clothing Brands For Men

There’s no shortage of sportswear out there that we can describe as unflattering. So much of it is terribly designed, drowning in distracting logos, …

101 Bike Maintenance Tips Every Cyclist Should Know

Your guide to a longer cycling life—for your bicycle, your gear, even a few friendships<p>Your bicycle doesn’t run on leg power alone. It also needs a little lube, a lotta­ love, and a good ­listen. You may not know every remedy your bike needs to live a long life, but you can gain enough wisdom along …

Smith Overtake Road Cycling Helmet

Though best known for making goggles and other sport-specific eyewear, Smith Optics has long explored other product segments for outdoor enthusiasts. Most notably: helmets. The new Overtake helmet is their first foray into competitive road cycling—and it sure is an attractive one. Adapting the …

Colossi Cycling "Delight" Steel Road Bicycle Frame

Colossi Cycling introduces a new modern steel road bicycle frame dubbed the Colossi Delight.<p>Colossi Cycling introduces a new modern steel road bicycle frame dubbed the Colossi Delight. Constructed with Columbus Spirit HSS tubing, the frame features a 44mm head tube, which provides a high level of …

The Top 13 Bikes Stories We Took For A Spin In 2014

Biking desks and protected bike lanes are in. Dangerous roads are out.<p>Want more of Co.Exist’s best stories of 2014? Read all of our end-of-the-year round-ups, in all of these categories:<br>• Most-Read Stories<br>• Photos<br>• Infographics<br>• Lists<br>• Videos<br>• Maps<br>• Buildings<br>• Robots<br>• Transportation<br>• Food<br>• …

Bike Lanes

Noble Cycles Sugar Candy

It seems Belgium’s custom motorcycle scene is alive and well, with Fred Bertrand’s ‘Krugger’ shop tackling challenges like BMW’s new K1600 and turning it into an art deco-inspired masterpiece.<p>But we rarely hear from Belgian custom bicycle frame builders of the same standard, save for a handful of …

This Electric Bike Folds Up To Fit Inside Your Backpack

There goes your last excuse for not biking to work.<p>Most folding bikes are still fairly large even when they’re folded up, and they’re awkward to carry on a crowded subway car or elevator. Folding electric bikes are even bulkier. But the Impossible Bike, a new electric bike now crowdfunding on …

Gold-plated bike brings the bling for $400,000

Forget fixies; they're not fancy enough. You need a British racing bike layered in gold in order to flaunt your wealth on your next ride.<p>Gold has a way of making folks take leave of their senses. Its scarcity and blinding luster make certain people think it's a good idea to daub the shiny substance …

Best cheap road bikes under £500 for 2018: bikes from £260

Contrary to what might seem to be the case when you step into your average bike shop, it is possible to get a good road bike for under £500 – indeed …

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Mark Nobilette Gold Road

El Dorado is translated from the Spanish as The Golden One and describes the chief of the Muisca native people of Colombia, who was gilded with gold as part of his initiatory rite before flinging himself into a lake. A legend grew around him until El Dorado came to refer to the empire that inspired …

Ritte x Mavic 125 Ans Auction

The cadmium yellow of Mavic is one of the most recognisable brand colours in cycling. The French company was founded in 1889 as a bicycle parts manufacturer and thus celebrates a 125th anniversary this year. There will be gifts galore and one of them is this collaboration with California’s Ritte …

10 'Bad Boy' Cars That Ooze Cool

According to convention, the girl you’ve been chasing will leave your sorry ass for a bad boy. But are these dudes of questionable morals anything …

The 10 Worst Supercars of All Time

These cars ought to have aimed for "good" before shooting for "super."<p>These cars ought to have aimed for "good" before shooting for "super."

Hot Wheels

Greenstar Bikes Continues To Make Bamboo More Affordable

Most new technologies start expensive, but then as more companies begin to use it, the find ways through better manufacturing or economies of scale …

4 Basic Characteristics of Light Every Photographer Should Know

If there is one essential ingredient for photography, it is light. It really wouldn’t matter how much money you put into your lenses and cameras if …

Landscape Photography

To Aspiring Professional Photographers: What If The Problem Is That You Suck?

These days a lot of people seem to be offering advice in the area of becoming a full time professional photographer. Some of those folks, like Greg …

Vigo Cycles Urban Road Bike

Maintaining a healthy work/life balance is important, and it’s crucial for those with stressful jobs to seek an equal and opposite creative outlet. Troy Selvaratnam runs his law firm, specialising in commercial litigation, in New York and equalises it by building custom bicycles under the moniker …