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Australian cyclist menaced by road raging trucker

An angry Australian driver attempted to run a cyclist off the road this week in a fit of road rage, according to the Daily Mail.

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Bike life: the present and near future of cycling in the news

A new approach to bikesharing, bike safety research, best practices for bike lanes and a building made for bikes.

Donkey Republic app offers a new approach to bikesharing. Bikesharing is safer than ownership. PSU develops best practices for protected bike lanes. Oslo's bike-friendly office building is super green.

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Wheela scootbike is a goofy solution to last-mile transport

"Cool."

Despite how ridiculous this thing looks, it also seems like a bit of fun. Could be practical, too. There's even an electric version.

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Sparky Automotive thinks riderless bicycles should be a thing

Sparky says its autonomous e-bike will be good for deliveries.

London startup Sparky Automotive is trying to crowdfund an autonomous electric bicycle.

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Norway now wants to turn oil profits into bicycle highways

Norway's plan is ambitious and expensive.

Norway is planning to build 10 bicycle 'super cycleways' that will serve nine cities. They will cost nearly $1 billion.

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So, is that SolaRoad solar bike path a success or not?

Looks Like Solar Roofs Continue To Be The Better Alternative

Ribbon of solar-paneled bike path is indeed generating some electricity, but not enough to justify the investment.

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Father lets his six-year-old child steer his motorcycle

YouTube user Jacob Hughes uploaded a video of his 6-year-old son steering a speeding motorcycle.

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Real life hero lifts car off crosswalk

A man gets annoyed with a parked car in his way while on a bike ride, and he decides to physically move the offending hatchback out of the path.

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Bicycles vs. cars in the battle for our roads

An op-ed in The Washington Post argues that private automobiles own the road in cities, and mandatory bicycle helmet laws as a way for governments to avoid building a better infrastructure for bikes.

Babel Bike could be world's safest bicycle [w/video]

Meet The Velocepide With A Cage

The Babel Bike claims to be the safest bicycle in the world. Riders are protected by a safety cage and foot guards. Plus at the rear, there are brake lights and turn signals.

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This is one odd solar bike lane in the middle of a Korean highway

South Korea builds a 20-mile, solar-powered bike line down the middle of a highway.

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American motorcycle brands most satisfying, Japanese most reliable, says Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports' 2015 motorcycle study still finds Japanese brands to be the most dependable, but riders have the most love for American models from Victory and Harley-Davidson.

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Volvo LifePaint makes cyclists safer by making them more visible

Volvo has partnered with a UK advertising agency and the company Albedo 100 to create LifePaint. It's a reflective spray designed for bicyclists that makes them shine when hit with light at night. The company is handing out 2,000 cans in hopes of keeping cyclists safe.

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Portland Car2go carsharing program adds, what else, bike racks

Video Shows That The ForTwo Fits Guitar In Back

Car2go adds bike racks to about half of its Smart ForTwo fleet in Portland.

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Woman refuses to help teenager she hit with car, saying the blood would upset her children

A British woman struck a teenage bicyclist but refused to stop because she feared the bloodied boy would upset her children.

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When trouble hits, Portland will turn to bikes for disaster relief

Forget FEMA. Portland, Oregon's relief – if and when the Big One hits – might just come in the form of an army of bike riders. Most likely fueled by caffeine rations.

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Skylock brings your bike into the 21st sharing century

Keys and combinations are for your old man. Skylock brings your bike lock into the digital age, which actually is more exciting and practical than it sounds. This solar-powered U-lock claims to be "as strong as any lock on the market," and features levels of connectivity that add a lot of versatility to what used to just be a thing to keep your bike from getti

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Your next car could feature Softwheels

Can you imagine how uncomfortable it would be to drive a car without a suspension? Now, think about being stuck like that everyday. That is the situation for many people in wheelchairs. A company from Israel has come up with an ingenious solution that goes on sale later this year, though. The Softwheel combines a suspension and wheel into a single unit.

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Yamaha debuts Tricity 3-wheel scooter [w/video]

This is the Yamaha Tricity, a weird, three-wheeled scooter that seems to think it's a sport bike. When parked, it looks more or less like you're average scooter, but thanks to a front axle that can keep the front wheels parallel, like past offerings from Piaggio, this scooter is able to lean through turns while remaining stable when riding straight.

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Mattress knocks man off bicycle, cushions the blow

Frequent cyclists know that cars are among of the biggest dangers on the road. Many of drivers aren't very good at sharing the road, and that's exactly the case with this pickup driver. To make matters worse, its payload isn't even properly strapped down. However, that might have saved this rider. It gave him the one-in-a-million shot of getting knocked off his bike one moment and a split-second later lying on a mattress.

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