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How Pro Cyclists Cheat Using Motorised Bikes

If you thought Lance Armstrong’s doping scandal would be the last controversy to rock the world of professional cycling — you were wrong.


Cycling Has Moved From Actual Doping To 'Mechanical Doping'

After a century of pumping themselves full of all sorts of performance-enhancing (and other!) drugs, it appears that at least one pro cyclist has found an easier way to cheat: hiding a motor inside the bicycle frame.


Until The US Fixes its Backwards Transportation Spending It Should Stop Building New Roads

Hey, remember back when the US allocated $US305 billion ($435 billion) for roads we almost certainly don’t need? It’s no secret that the US needs a total overhaul of its transportation finance system, and a new movement wants a moratorium on all road-building projects until we get it under control.


Portland Teams Up With Nike For Bike Share Bicycles That Can Be Locked Up Anywhere

They help boost tourism and take some of the load off of a city’s public transit system, but keeping a bike sharing program financially self-sufficient has proved challenging for many cities. So Portland is teaming up with Nike for its new bike share program with bicycles that can be locked up almost anywhere.


The New Toyota Corolla Gets Hybrid Power

Australia’s most popular car is about to get some more green credentials in the form of a hybrid petrol-electric drivetrain. The new Toyota Corolla, set to debut in the middle of the year, will use a third less fuel than the already efficient petrol-only hatchback, and marks the fifth vehicle in Toyota’s Aussie line-up to get an electric boost.


Hyperloop A 'Very Solid Idea,' Says US Transportation Secretary

This weekend, over a thousand high school and college students from all over the world have congregated at Texas A&M University to pitch their prototype design ideas for Elon Musk’s Hyperloop. And apparently US Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx is totally onboard.


Now Japan Has A Stealth Fighter Too

This is the X-2, Japan’s first domestically produced stealth fighter. Despite its not-so-stealthy paint job, it’s said to effectively avoid the gaze of enemy radar systems.


California's Bullet Train Is Delayed, And Nobody Knows How Long It Will Take

“It may take us a little longer than we said to do this” was the update Dan Richard, chairman of California’s high-speed rail project, gave state legislators yesterday. But the insane infrastructure plan could, shockingly, be less of a cash suck than expected.


This 1926 Poster Predicts London's Transportation Future

An exhibition that opens this week at London’s Building Centre focuses on the future of London’s roads. But perhaps the most compelling image from the show was actually created in 1926, imagining London’s skies crowded with planes, helicopters and dirigibles.


Awesome Photo Of US Air Force Airmen Jumping Off A C-130 Hercules Aircraft

Image Cache: Here’s a fantastic shot of US Airforce Airmen flying off the back of a C-130J Hercules. The angle is pretty damn perfect as the airman with the camera captures the fearlessness of the parachute jumpers and gets the entire giant transport aircraft in the background.


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