Sunday 5 January 2014

Articles and posts relevant to urban cycling

Summary: This post will collate various articles (from news sites, blogs, etc) that are relevant to cycling for transport. Topics include: How to ride, Comfort, Protecting your bike, Maintenance, Cycling benefits, Boosting bicycle use, Barriers and solutions, Improving cycling infrastructure, Urban cycling trends, Cycling accidents and safety, Cyclist-Motorist conflict, Cyclist-Pedestrian conflict, Commuting, etc.

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How to ride
Bicycle Commuting Tips
How To Cycle In The Rain
How To Cycle In Winter

How to use your bike
Gear Shifting for Dummies

9 Helpful tips to ensure a pain-free ride

Weather and clothing
Cycling in a suit – the options

Protecting your bike
Ways To Secure Your Bike

Maintenance and repair
DIY Bicycle Repair – getting started

Cycling benefits

Boosting bicycle use in cities
Drop speeds, ditch helmets, cycling experts say
Who put the brakes on cycling in Britain?
Effortless cycling: how do we make riding a bike normal?
Why does cycling thrive in some cities and not in others?

Boosting urban cycling for women, kids, elderly, migrants
Women ready to ride but safe routes missing
NY Times: In Urban Cycling, a Gender Gap Persists

Barriers and solutions to mainstream urban cycling
Save the planet, ban bicycle helmets
Why People In The UK Don’t Cycle No 4 – Driving is Easier

Improving cycling infrastructure
How come we don’t already have safe cycling networks?

Designing liveable cities including cycling
Danish Architect Jan Gehl on Good Cities for Bicycling
Collection of cycle concepts 2012 (Cycling Embassy of Denmark)

Urban cycling trends around the world
Fear and Blogging in America’s Most Bike-Friendly City

Restricting cars in the city
Fee hikes for drivers and ratepayers

Cycling accidents & safety
Death spike: why cyclists are dying twice as fast on our roads
Cycle data riding high on reader feedback
Trial hopes to shut the door on bike accidents
Better bike lanes are the issue - not 'dooring
There's Been A Frightening Jump In Bicycle Related Deaths On Australian Roads

Cyclist-Driver conflict and road rules
Stop Means Stop - How do we get bikers to obey traffic laws?
Seeing red: why cyclists ride through traffic lights
Cyclists, Drivers, and the Rules of the Road
If Kant Were a New York CyclistA Bicyclist Runs Into Ethics and the Law
Spokes | The Cyclist-Pedestrian Wars

Cycling safety risks
NY Times: Spokes - Tipsy on Two Wheels

Cyclist-Pedestrian conflict
Spokes | The Cyclist-Pedestrian Wars

Commuting and congestion
Wyndham council's race to the CBD shows cyclists are on a winner

Carrying cargo and kids
NY Times: Spokes - Hauling Cargo, No Car Necessary

Inequality in cities
The Telegraph: The dark side of Silicon Valley

Urban Cycling Article Lists
Cycling Rachel Smith - Resources Library