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Phone apps help thieves to steal your expensive bicycle

Phone apps help thieves to steal your expensive bicycle

Mobile phone apps like Strava and MapMyRide let cyclists record detailed route maps, as well as average speed and number of calories burnt. But, unless your privacy settings are controlled properly, they also pinpoint the exact location of your home. Sgt Rob Danby said: “People keep bikes in sheds with minimal security. They need to be more […]

Lance Armstrong: Doping was a bad decision in an imperfect time

Lance Armstrong: Doping was a bad decision in an imperfect time

In an interview with the BBC, Armstrong admitted that it’s the “honest answer” that “people don’t like to hear.” “If I was racing in 2015, no, I wouldn’t do it again, because I don’t think you have to,” he said. “If you take me back to 1995, when it was completely and totally pervasive, I’d […]

SkyRide pioneers cycling in the sky on a cruise ship

SkyRide pioneers cycling in the sky on a cruise ship

Industry giant Carnival’s next vessel, the Carnival Vista, will feature an 800-foot-long track suspended around its top deck that passengers can circle in peddle-powered capsules. Dubbed the SkyRide, it’s being billed as the cruise industry’s first pedal-powered, open-air aerial attraction and is just one of several first-for-the-industry features planned for the ship.   Not for […]

Love story on Sheepdog-drawn-wheelchair and bicycle in China

Love story on Sheepdog-drawn-wheelchair and bicycle in China

The power of love shown by Ding Yizhou is second to none. Ding is fulfilling a wish by his girlfriend, Lai Ming, to embark on a heart-shaped route from China to Tibet on her wheelchair. Starting from his home town of Liuzhou, in the Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, on Jan 3rd, Ding, 27, estimated that the trip would take three […]

Phenomenal Gaviria overtakes Cavendish yet again in San Luis

Phenomenal Gaviria overtakes Cavendish yet again in San Luis

Mark Cavendish has been ousted for a second sprint running in the Tour de San Luis in Argentina by an incredibly fast young track talent, Gaviria. This time, a moment’s hesitation from his new lead-out in place of wingman Renshaw, proved costly. The acceleration of the 20-year-old Colombian fast man Fernando Gaviria was simply phenomenal for […]

Free bike shop, for the taking!

Free bike shop, for the taking!

Here’s one bike shop for the taking, if you’re looking for a new career opportunity. Holloway Cycles posted their business on eBay with a starting bid of 99pence (RM5.34) ! A workshop area is included, you could choose to run a cafe cum bike shop or gallery perhaps? That seems to be the trend these days. […]