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Obama’s Bike Helmet: The Worst Scandal in Presidential History | The Daily Show

Obama’s Bike Helmet: The Worst Scandal in Presidential History | The Daily Show

– There’s one more thing that has many Americans including myself humiliated today. Take a look at the photo comparison of our Commander-in-Chief. There he is juxtaposed with Vladimir Putin. They have no respect for our President, for his weakness. (dramatic music) – He wears a helmet when he rides a bike. – The picture […]

Brussels Bike Jungle – The Impact of Infrastructure

Brussels Bike Jungle – The Impact of Infrastructure

There will be more separate and safer bike lanes in Brussels. The Brussels government wants to have more people on their bikes. and has therefore doubled the budget to build new bike lanes. From 6 up to 12 million euro a year.

China Startup: Smart bicycle-sharing on campus

Our current core product is ofo bicycle sharing service. We hope students can share bicycles with other students via our service. For example, if there are 1000 students willing to share their bicycles, then our app will make these 1000 bicycles available to all of them, for free. Our service has been effective in short-distance […]

China Startup: The Tesla of bicycles

China Startup: The Tesla of bicycles

We have many patents. Our product is unique. We call it a smart E-bike. It works in unison with the user. The bike automatically provides more power depending on the resistance you meet. When we made this bike, there were no pre-made parts. So we adapted car parts. We have to innovate while still fitting […]

Should you wear a bike helmet?

Should you wear a bike helmet?

Should cyclists be forced to wear helmets? It’s a subject guaranteed to start an argument. Driver: Have you got a helmet on? No! Cyclist: I don’t have to wear a helmet! Everyone has an opinion. The problem is, they’re normally not based on evidence. Let’s start with something straightforward. I don’t have a problem with […]

Cycling’s speed secrets | The Economist

Cycling’s speed secrets | The Economist

Few sports test the limits of professional athletes like cycling. [Cycling Commentator] It’s a furious threat. But it’s not just human endurance on the track that delivers the winning formula, it’s human ingenuity off it. It’s the world’s fastest bike. In an elite sport, the difference between success and failure is often the finest of […]