A bicycle, often called a bike or cycle, is a human-powered, pedal-driven, single-track vehicle, having two wheels attached to a frame, one behind the other. A bicycle rider is called a cyclist, or bicyclist.Bicycles were introduced in the 19th century in Europe and, as of 2003, number more than a billion worldwide, twice as many as automobiles. They are the principal means of transportation in many regions. They also provide a popular form of recreation, and have been adapted for use as children's toys, general fitness, military and police applications, courier services, and bicycle racing.
Posts about Cycling
  • Paper bike helmet: way of the future?

    … Paper bike helmet: way of the future? A woman by the name of Isis Shiffer just won the James Dyson Award for her invention of a paper bike helmet called the EcoHelmet. Ms. Shiffer came up with the idea for the helmet after visiting cities that have bike share programs but she didn’t want to keep buying a helmet at each city. She also noted…

    Greg's Corner- 11 readers -
  • 2016 Tour de France Sprints to More Than 3.7 Million Tweets

    … running while his bicycle is being fixed after a crash with a motorcycle during stage 12. The Tour de France committee announces that Froome retains the yellow jersey (worn by the race’s overall leader) at the end of stage 12. Jarlinson Pantano wins stage 15. Romain Bardet wins stage 19. Mark Cavendish wins stage 1. The five most-tweeted-about…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Twitter- 12 readers -
  • World Emoji Day: Instagram Users Pump Iron

    … Do you even lift, bro? A good chunk of Instagram users can answer, “Yes,” according to a study Instagram conducted for Sunday’s World Emoji Day of the most popular sports emojis during the past year. The emoji for muscles and weightlifting was by far the most popular sports-related emoji on Instagram from July 2015 through this month…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebook- 8 readers -
  • Has the world got bored of the Tour de France?

    …? With so much interest in the cycling during the London 2012 Olympics, you’d have thought that the sport was more popular than ever? Well, most commentators actually agree that it is – we’ve seen evidence of this popularity growth ourselves. So it doesn’t seem to be cycling that is losing the world’s interest, it’s the Tour de France in particular…

    Henry Elliss/ Tamar SEO and Social Blog- 25 readers -
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