Brutal 20-Rider Pileup Halts Tour de France

Jay Hathaway · 07/06/15 12:40PM

The third stage of the Tour de France was suspended Monday after a tremendous crash took down 20 riders, including race leader Fabian Cancellera. The pileup started when French rider William Bonnet touched wheels with another competitor.

Floppy-Dicked Haters Kick Erect Man Out of Naked Bike Ride

Jay Hathaway · 06/01/15 02:05PM

The World Naked Bike Ride, which is exactly what it sounds like, came to Kent, U.K., over the weekend, and the participants had barely got their kits off before organizers ejected a bloke for popping a stiffy.

Helmet-Cam Video Shows How Much It Sucks to Get Doored on Your Bike

Andy Cush · 09/12/14 11:06AM

Getting doored—that is, having a driver or passenger open a car's door into you as you ride by—is a constant, looming threat for urban cyclists. The point-of-view video above, shot near New York City's Union Square, shows exactly what it's like when it happens, but the real drama comes after the crash.

'I Kept Thinking I Was Peeing?': Gawker Rides Bikes Underwater

Caity Weaver · 06/19/13 09:34AM

Biking in New York City is tired. Citi BikeSM takes up space on the street and a little bit of the sidewalk that was previously occupied by the street and a little bit of the sidewalk. They'll let any roving brood of vagrants into SoulCycle these days. Where can New Yorkers turn if they want to enjoy a stationary bike ride by candlelight but don't want to do that in an environment that can sustain a Mogwai's gentle magic?

Tycoon's Pet Newspaper Thinks For-Profit Citi Bikes Are Socialism

Max Read · 05/29/13 11:39AM

"Just Buy a Bike!" the editors of the New York Observer encourage their readers today. That is, if you must ride a bike—and the only reason the Observer editors can think of that you might want to is "to feel morally superior"—you should not participate in the Citi Bike bike share program, inaugurated this week.

Someone Injuring Seattle-to-Portland Cyclists with Tacks

Seth Abramovitch · 07/12/11 01:05AM

Some jerk threw tacks on a stretch of highway covered by the Annual Seattle To Portland Bicycle Classic, causing one rider to hit the ground and lose consciousness. Other riders got away relatively easy with flat tires. Dick! [KATU]

Bike Snaps in Half at Indoor Cycling Event

Jon Martin · 04/15/10 01:30PM

As these cyclists come around the bend, one woman loses control,sending her and her bike flying into the other riders. Who knew indoorcycling was so exciting?