Gems from the www
Interesting, informative or just quirky. Here's our stash of wonderful cycle related web content from every corner of the virtual world.
PEDALMAFIA: PEDAL ID, a great way to waste a couple of hours of your life!
CHAINWHEEL KALEIDOSCOPE: A lovely little procrastination tool from the folks at Bike Works NYC.
TANDEM UNICYCLE: sometimes youtube really does come up trumps.
BIKEHACKS: Hack that whip! For all bike culture addicts, lots of neat stuff. Check out the cycle commuter dictionary, f'r'instance.
THE BIKE SHOW: London based radio program and podcast about cycling. OK so its not entirely 'web content' but we found it on the web so we think it counts.
BICYCLE TUTOR: Excellent website about cycle maintenance and repair, with video tutorials and how-to guides
OLDBIKE: for anyone interested in vintage bicycles and trikes, a great resource.
BICYCLE PORTRAITS: a lovely photographic gallery of South Africans and their bikes, with bios
THE BICYCLE INFO PROJECT: a cataloguing project for old manuals, indexed by manufacturer.
BICYCLE FIXATION: a celebration of bicycles and bicyclists; loads of brilliant articles and photo essays and what have you.
THE RECUMBENT & HPV INFORMATION CENTRE: does pretty much what it says on the tin ;)
CYCLOFIEND: massive gallery of bikes
SHIFT TO BIKES: A taste of Portland's Bike Culture scene with a nifty calendar of events - if you don't live in Oregon, you can get ideas for some similar fun in your own town.
BIKEPACKING: long distance trail riding website (mainly US) with loads of information, advice, routes, reviews and a forum.
BICYCLE TRAVEL NETWORK: packed with stories, photos and experiences of inpirational journeys by bicycle in all areas of the world
BIKERECYCLING.NET: a directory of bicycle recycling projects
1LESSCAR: purveyors of finest counter-cultural mens- and ladies-wear, stickers, patches, buttons and awesome coffee-carrying bike crates.
Not to be confused with its UK counterpart 1LESSCAR and their high-viz cycle gear.
A BILLION BIKES: video podcast series about bicycling lifestyles around the world
CARGOBIKE CULT: website dedicated to all things cargobike. We love it.
OLD BIKES IN CANBERRA: formerly the Canberra Bicycle Museum. A wealth of historical info.
CARGOCYCLING.ORG: Also all things cargobike. And trike. And quad. Tons of great related links too.
VELOWALA: rich compendium of media about the bicycle salesfolk of india
CYCLING BOARD GAMES: a (collection, archive, gallery, museum, download centre) of bicycle games.
CIRCLE A CYCLES: Snappy answers to stupid questions. Go on, click.
HANDMADE BIKES: dot net. A beautiful, beautiful craft.
WEIRD BIKE STUFF: an admirable collection of crazy ideas (or visionaries... you decide)
KINETIC CHAMPIONSHIPS: a 42 mile bicycle race across land, mud, sand, and water. 'The triathlon of the art world'.
Montreal campaigners demonstrate road room taken up by cars
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My whole day is built around meetings that can be achieved around bike rides
Jon Snow, UK Newscaster
From Phil Somerville
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