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Go Green to the Grave in a Tricycle Hearse

Cassandra Profita | Posted 05.17.2013 | Green
Cassandra Profita

As part of its "natural burial" package, an Oregon funeral home carries coffins to the grave on a custom-built tricycle hearse. According to this KVAL...

Sewing Machines, Bicycles, and More

William B. Bradshaw | Posted 07.17.2013 | Religion
William B. Bradshaw

Nearly seventeen years ago, my friend and his wife lost their 34 year old son to cancer. A friend of the son who attended the funeral was doing mission work in the Ukraine and offered to take the son's clothing back with him to the impoverished nation

Photo Of The Day

Posted 05.06.2013 | Arts

Dublin-native Victor Lucas takes mountain biking to the next level with this photo below of two daredevils on the Cliffs of Moher in Ireland. L...

Cyclists And Faith Find A Common Cadence

Win Bassett | Posted 05.20.2013 | Religion
Win Bassett

Regardless of creed, crank, and even creatine in some cases, it's not uncommon to find people mixing religion and riding and subsequently discovering a unique spiritual and physical reciprocity.

Why Singapore Is Heaven For Cyclists

Sanjay Surana | Posted 03.14.2013 | Travel
Sanjay Surana

Since moving to Singapore seven months ago, I have become blasé about securing my bike to anything sturdy by means of using something sturdy. Like most expats, I have been unconsciously seduced by the city-state's rock-bottom crime rate and apparent nonexistence of the scourge that we call theft.

See San Francisco on a Bicycle Built for You

GloboMaestro | Posted 03.19.2013 | San Francisco
GloboMaestro

San Francisco is one of America's top bike destinations -- and Mission Bicycle is leading the charge. As the only shop in town that makes its own custom cycles, they'll help you design every component from frame size to color-coded tires.

See 10 Arresting Objects Nominated for the London Design Museum's 2013 Awards

ARTINFO | Posted 03.18.2013 | Arts
ARTINFO

The Design Museum has announced its nominees for their annual award recognizing the best in global design. Over 90 contenders spread across seven categories were selected by a panel of industry experts. Costumes from the movie "Anna Karenina" designed by Jacqueline Durran, the Olympic Cauldron by Heatherwick Studio, The Shard designed by Renzo Piano, and the Louis Vuitton Collection by Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama were among the designs that were nominated.

The Bicycle Diaries, Part 3: Change of Course

Lauren Cahn | Posted 03.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Lauren Cahn

Although I would never say that I am "grateful" for having had breast cancer, I am pleased with the change in course that breast cancer catalyzed for me. Apparently, life is what happens while we're busy making other plans.

Full Cycle (VIDEO)

Bus 52 | Posted 12.16.2012 | Good News
Bus 52

Bikes can be used both as a means of transportation and as a way to enjoy a sunny afternoon exploring the local area, but for a group of young adults in Minneapolis, Minnesota, they are providing much more than that thanks to Full Cycle.

LOOK: Collection Of Odd 'Examiner' Front Page Juxtapositions

Posted 09.13.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Some people, like DCist's Martin Austermuhle, found the Washington Examiner's Thursday front page a little jarring: An article by tra...

How To Thwart Bicycle Thieves

Popular Science | Posted 10.29.2012 | Money

Thieves make off with at least 200,000 bikes every year. These four tools help keep two-wheelers locked down....

The Biking vs. Driving Calculator

J.D. Roth | Posted 10.22.2012 | Money
J.D. Roth

For longer trips (such as the 8-1/2 mile jaunt into downtown Portland), I've been using my bike. Portland has one of the country's best biking cultures, so this is easy to do. And fun. And it's cost effective. How cost effective? That's the real question, isn't it?

What Did You Buy This Weekend?

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

On the weekends, we Stylelist editors practice what we preach, which entails scouring flea markets, shopping online and occasionally pulling the trigg...

Citi Bike Share Program in NYC Will Bring Total Carnage

Stephen Robert Morse | Posted 10.14.2012 | New York
Stephen Robert Morse

Citi Bikes and New York City will mix like oil and water. Inexperienced cyclists and drivers who don't deal well with cyclists and rush hour traffic, and poor efforts by the NYPD to protect cyclists, will result in needless deaths in New York City.

Getting Around In A Debt Crisis Can Be Tough

Reuters | Posted 10.08.2012 | Business

* Greeks cut back on fuel and taxis * Once lowly bike gaining popularity By Karolina Tagaris ATHENS, Aug ...

Recycle Bikes For Kids

Bus 52 | Posted 08.21.2012 | Good News
Bus 52

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WATCH: Why Hand-crafted, High-tech Wooden Bikes Give a Better Ride

Kirsten Dirksen | Posted 08.11.2012 | Technology
Kirsten Dirksen

What makes a wooden bike truly magical is its ability to outlive us. "You can pass them along to your grandkids."

3 Ways To Ride A Bike In Style

The Huffington Post | Brooke Bobb | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

While summer bicycle riding may have once been a skinned knee-laced childhood memory or a way to get some exercise in the sun, it's now become one of ...

Share the Road and the Future

Michael Brune | Posted 07.15.2012 | Green
Michael Brune

Bicycle commuting in the U.S. was up by 40 percent from 2000 to 2010. That's great, but it's only scratching the surface of how biking could transform our country.

Cycling's Exciting Trend

Arthur Rosenfeld | Posted 07.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Arthur Rosenfeld

Single-speed and fixed-gear bikes are experiencing a renaissance these days, and most large manufacturers now offer at least one model for urban riding, commuting, or fitness.

Jobs, Jobs, Jobs and Green Too: Can Transportation Drive the Future?

Michael Rose | Posted 07.06.2012 | Politics
Michael Rose

Republican governors Rick Scott of Florida, John Kasich of Ohio and Scott Walker of Wisconsin all turned down available Federal funds. California's governor is happy to take the money to build a system linking Los Angeles and San Francisco but it's become tied up by routing and funding disputes.

WATCH: Full-Sized ThinBike Folds Flat for City Living

Kirsten Dirksen | Posted 06.17.2012 | New York
Kirsten Dirksen

A bicycle that snaps and clicks flat within five seconds for passing through subway turnstyles, walking down city sidewalks or climbing the stairs of Hill's 6 floor walkup.

The Unnamed Bicycle Column: A Cultural Shift

Keith Brown | Posted 06.06.2012 | New York
Keith Brown

The bike ride recently organized by the mayor of a small central New Jersey town was emblematic of a cultural shift, a national movement toward embracing so-called "alternative'' modes of transportation.

The Unnamed Bicycle Column: Beyond the Tour de France

Keith Brown | Posted 05.26.2012 | New York
Keith Brown

Ride a bike for a period of time, and someone is going to call you Lance Armstrong. It's just going to happen. Twenty-some odd years ago, I'm sure cyclists were called Greg LeMond, too.

The Unnamed Bicycle Column: The Chosen Commuter

Keith Brown | Posted 05.21.2012 | New York
Keith Brown

We're at a point now where as a society we're moving past being interested in cycling as recreational activity and we're really beginning to embrace it as a form of transportation.