Biking for transportation appears more helpful in losing weight and promoting health than working out at the gym.
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With the support of adjacent businesses, a new separated bikeway goes in on Portland, Oregon's NE Multnomah Street.
PFB president Tim Blumenthal writes about bicycling to school and how the essence of bicycling is still the joy of the ride. "That's what I remember from my childhood... and that's what every child today deserves to know, too."
In this new PFB video, five professional U.S. cyclists reflect on their experiences with bicycle safety. Even though these riders are the top 1% of bicyclists, their advice applies to anyone who likes to enjoy the simple pleasure of a bike ride.
Bicycle company Saris Cycling Group is organizing a bicycle-themed poster contest for fifth grade students to encourage learning about the benefits of bicycling. The theme of this year's National Poster Contest is "Bicycling Takes Me Places."
Bicycling is good for our economy, environment, and health. It creates jobs and reduces healthcare costs. It makes us happy and enriches our communities. Lately, a number of new studies have come out on the benefits of bicycling. Here are some of our favorites.
From London to New York, Los Angeles to Philadelphia, there are races that pit bicyclist against car, subway, train, walker, and even airplane. The contest: who can make it across town the quickest. And year after year, with little exception, the bike wins.