| Aug 8, 2015

Inconvenient truth

A man cycles through a red light carrying a baby in a harness and is forced to stop suddenly to avoid a car that is going straight through the intersection.

Jul 31, 2015

UCI chief anxious about 2020 plan

The president of cycling’s international organizing body said Thursday that he was concerned over venue changes being proposed by organizers of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. “We understand that Tokyo 2020 want to do a quite radical change of the venues. We are very ...

Jul 28, 2015

New national cycle network program aims to promote tourism

The Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Ministry will set up a system designating certain roads as recommended cycling routes to help spur development of the bicycle tourism industry. Certified roads will get subsidies for improvements such as additional signposts, bicycle parking lots and toilets, ...

| Jul 25, 2015

What goes around ...

An elderly man travels down a small street on a bike, constantly ringing his bell to let pedestrians know he is coming up behind them.

Tandem bikes now street-legal in Aichi

| May 11, 2015

Tandem bikes now street-legal in Aichi

On April 1, Aichi eased cycling regulations to let tandem bicycles use public roads, becoming the first prefecture in the Tokai region to do so. Previously, tandem bikes were only ridable in parks for leisure purposes. The change is expected to greatly benefit people ...

Exploring France's Loire Valley on two wheels

Oct 4, 2014

Exploring France's Loire Valley on two wheels

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There are hundreds of kilometers of bike trails through the chateaux towns of the Loire Valley in France — and that’s what tripped us up. We’d been trying to cycle the 27 km from Chenonceaux to Chaumont, but kept getting lost. We even asked ...