Jens Voigt ponders after finishing what is likely to be his last Tour de France. Photo found on Rob Nunns Twitter stream.

Jens Voigt ponders after finishing what is likely to be his last Tour de France. Photo found on Rob Nunns Twitter stream.

Prudential Ride London is happening in a week’s time. If you’re free on Saturday, the London Cycling Campaign is looking for help on Saturday and Sunday at Green Park. Contact them on volunteer@lcc.org.uk if you can help out. 

Prudential Ride London is happening in a week’s time. If you’re free on Saturday, the London Cycling Campaign is looking for help on Saturday and Sunday at Green Park. Contact them on volunteer@lcc.org.uk if you can help out. 

Addressing the issue of bike parking in Drammer, Norway with an old railway building transformed into secure parking for 134 bicycles, including two spots for cargo bikes and four charging spots for electric bikes. More information over at Fast Company.

Kévin Reza celebrates at the end of the Tour de France in a Jered Gruber photograph.

Kévin Reza celebrates at the end of the Tour de France in a Jered Gruber photograph.

The Institute for Transportation and Development Policy Mexico provide a hierarchy of mobility: 1. Pedestrian 2. Cyclists 3. Public Transport 4. Freight 5. Cars, motorcycles

The Institute for Transportation and Development Policy Mexico provide a hierarchy of mobility: 1. Pedestrian 2. Cyclists 3. Public Transport 4. Freight 5. Cars, motorcycles

Bikearama print by Eliza Southwood found on the East London Printmakers website. 

Bikearama print by Eliza Southwood found on the East London Printmakers website. 

Laszlo Gal photographed by Fullface Productions in Barcelona, Spain and found on Pinkbike.

Laszlo Gal photographed by Fullface Productions in Barcelona, Spain and found on Pinkbike.

In all cases, as demonstrated by its remarkable ability to attract modal share in North America, public bikesharing appears to be improving urban mobility and lowering dependency on automobile travel.
The Most Persuasive Evidence Yet that Bike-Share Serves as Public Transit, CityLab

Oregon Manifest have a competition running to select an urban utility bike to be put into production by Fuji Bikes. This is a great example of innovation happening in the bike world outside of the arena of competitive cycling with bikes that make sense for commuting, hauling your shopping as well as going for a joyride. It’s worth spending time with the showcase videos and hopefully it provides a window into what we might be seeing at our local bike stores in the near future. Which one is your favourite?

Copenhagenize puts forward their proposal for making cities more livable. 

Copenhagenize puts forward their proposal for making cities more livable.