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Pro Mountain Biker Thrashes A Cheap Supermarket Bike On A Brutal Trail

Video: Just because this Huffy Carnage is sold by Walmart as a mountain bike doesn’t necessarily mean it can handle a legit downhill mountain run, as Phil Kmetz discovered after spending $US180 ($241) on one. Halfway through his ride the bike’s brake pads were almost completely gone, and after the first jump its handlebars broke and bent.


This Exploding Bike Alarm Might Actually Be Effective

About ten minutes after the very first car alarm went off, the tech went from being a genuine theft deterrent to an annoyance that everyone just ignores. The makers of the Bike Mine have a better idea, at least when it comes to getting people to notice when a bike or motorcycle is being stolen: old-fashioned explosives.


This Badarse Beach Cruiser Fights Off Rust, Salt And Sand

There’s a simple formula for every great beach cruiser: It should be easy to ride and be able to take a beating. That’s why it’s no surprise that Priority Bicycles, the company that made the $US400 ($526) maintenance-free bike, has built a cruiser for use in places we need durability the most — at beaches and boardwalks.


Graphene-Infused Bike Tyres Automatically Get Softer While Cornering For Better Grip

Graphene, that atomic-scale super material that promises to revolutionise everything from batteries to robots, is already improving the cycling world. Vittoria’s new graphene-infused Mezcal and Morsa bike tyres are lightweight, thin, grippy and everything a cyclist wants in a tyre without any tradeoffs.


Here's The Weirdest Bigwheel Bike In The World

Video: Walking is cool. Bikes are fun. But this invention which sort of does both is just unsettling.


Take A Heart-Pounding Ride On The Back Of This Absurdly Fast Motorcycle

Video: The North West 200 is the largest sports event in Ireland, and every May since 1929 motorcyclists gather to race down public streets between the towns of Portstewart, Coleraine and Portrush at speeds in excess of 322km/h.


Look How Much Better A City Can Be When It Designs For People Not Cars

It’s a common argument when a city wants to take away space for cars: “This isn’t Amsterdam.” But guess what, Amsterdam — where half the traffic movement in the city center is by bike — wasn’t always Amsterdam, either. The image above serves as proof proof that better street design can improve daily life, not just for people on bikes but for all residents.


This Ridiculous Ramp Is SF's Best Idea For A Bike Path Across The Entire Bay Bridge

After the Super Bowl leaves town, San Francisco can stop vandalising corporate statues and go back to focusing on more important projects, like imagining the day the Bay Bridge bike path might finally cross the entire San Francisco Bay.


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.


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.


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