News tagged with bicycle

London gears up for two-wheeled revolution

The sprawling, congested city of London speeds towards a greener, nimbler future Friday with the launch of a new bike hire scheme aimed at kick-starting a cycling revolution ahead of the 2012 Olympics.

dateJul 29, 2010 in Environment
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Bicycling, brisk walking help women control weight

Premenopausal women who make even small increases in the amount of time they spend bicycling or walking briskly every day decrease their risk of gaining weight, according to a new study by researchers from the Harvard School ...

dateJun 28, 2010 in Health
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Crash helmet with a useful smell

(PhysOrg.com) -- Cycle helmets are available in a wide range of types, including foldable models, models fitted with a flashing rear light or featuring an iPhone display. In future, they will start to smell distinctively ...

dateJun 02, 2010 in Engineering
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How do you control a bicycle?

(PhysOrg.com) -- "Just like riding a bike" is a cliche for a simple skill you do not forget, but understanding how a human controls a bicycle is in some ways more challenging than understanding how a pilot flies an airplane, ...

dateMay 20, 2010 in Other
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