To celebrate Bicycle Quarterly‘s 15th anniversary, we are looking at myths in cycling: things we used to believe, but which we’ve since found not to be true. Disc brakes have become popular on allr…
Source: Myth 12: Disc Brakes Work Better Than Rim Brakes | Off The Beaten Path
America’s love for SUVs is killing pedestrians, and federal safety regulators have known for years.
Source: Death on foot: America’s love for SUVs is killing pedestrians
From the birth of cyclotourisme to moon landings and the rise of 1990s mountain biking these mechanical marvels have played a small but crucial role
Source: 10 weird and wonderful derailleurs – and how they changed cycling | Environment | The Guardian
So where on earth did all these people come from? The answer is maybe the least appreciated fact about Dutch bicycling.
Source: The best-kept secret of Dutch biking: the Dutch hardly bike at all • PeopleForBikes
To celebrate Bicycle Quarterly’s 15th anniversary, we are looking at myths in cycling: things we used to believe, but which we’ve since found out not to be true. This week, we have a ‘d…
Source: Myth 10: Stiffer Forks Steer Better | Off The Beaten Path
When we first started talking about shock absorption and fork blades, it was commonly believed that fork blades didn’t flex significantly. Experts told us: “All the flex in a fork is in…
Source: Myth 9: Fork Blades Don’t Flex | Off The Beaten Path
Not to put too fine a point on it, but the bikeways in Spokane need to level up.
Source: Getting There: Spokane’s bike scene still has a ways to ride | The Spokesman-Review