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Bike seat that prevents numbness

New “noseless’ bike seats can prevent male erectile dysfunction   Groin discomfort is a common problem especially amongst male riders, but one that can remedied quite easily. A long day on the bike leaves most of us uncomfortable, but US scientists have good news for those men who find themselves with more than a numb backside at the end of a big ride. Article 2008 by Claudine Ryan ABC Science...

Read more... | Published: 11/02/09

A critical mass of well dressed cyclists

What happens when you gather 150 gentlemen on bicycle at Savile Row? You get the first ever Tweed Run as the cyclists dressed in merino, tweed, flat caps and ties.     Prizes included most dashing dame, most dapper chap and best mustache. All photos Some Rights Reserved by Matt S in London.Re-posted from www.cyclelicio.us

Read more... | Published: 28/01/09

Be heard on your daily commute.

UPDATE! I got to use my horn for the first time in anger last night on Chapel Street.#1  Was a car that turned into a car spot at the last minute.  The driver immediately stopped, and was apologetic.  Thank you driver.#2  Pedestrian crossing the road without looking, she was infuriated that I disturb her from getting cleaned up.  With eyes open, life could be much better.It sure bloody well works.Lately...

Read more... | Published: 18/01/09

Cadel Evans slams Aussie drivers

Australians are among the worst drivers in the world when it comes to cyclists, says Tour de France star Cadel Evans. Evans who spends half his year in Europe and half training in Barwon Heads, has been the victim of several near misses on our roads. "I drive on the road and I don't like people just not having respect for other road users," he said. "I spend half my year...

Read more... | Published: 14/11/08

Ride to work tips (2) - time and gear

How long will it take?You may be surprised... these days a cyclists average speed is generally greater than the current average speed of cars and other normal transportation. This means that cycling represents a very fast and efficient means of getting from point A to B. Use the Bike Paths guide to select the best bike trail maps to get you there the easiest, safest and fastest.You will also "recover...

Read more... | Published: 28/10/08

Ride to work tips - Part 1

Riding 2 Work: Will it make a difference?Yes!  Exercise is the key to well being, and arriving at work in the morning with your daily dose done will make you feel like a million dollars.  Exercise gets the endorphins flowing and cycling is a great form providing stress release. No longer will you be stuck in traffic, jammed into a train, waiting for the tram.  There is something great about...

Read more... | Published: 01/10/08

Radical plan to turn Sydney Rd into a bike way

Radical council plan to turn Sydney Road into a bike way By Kate Lahey The Age August 22, 2008 Melbourne’s traffic-clogged Sydney Road would have segregated bike lanes to give cyclists a five kilometre path each way under a transport plan commissioned by Moreland Council. Their draft Integrated Transport Strategy for 2009-18 calls for an investigation into Copenhagen-style bike lanes between Gaffney Street in North Coburg and Park Street at...

Read more... | Published: 25/08/08

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