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Carfree Living, Interviews

Rosalind Readhead Wants To Be Mayor of London And Ban Private Cars

Rosalind Readhead Wants To Be Mayor of London And Ban Private Cars

Will the next mayor of London ban private cars? Mayoral candidate Rosalind Readhead wants to ban private cars in central London, so the streets will be safer and there will be less damaging pollution. If all the private cars disappear, she has big plans for how all the space taken […]

Carfree Living

Top 40 Reasons Why You Should Ride A Bike (And Change Your Life)

Top 40 Reasons Why You Should Ride A Bike (And Change Your Life)

Everyone should learn to ride a bike. It’s as easy as learning to ride…well, a bike. And the thing is once you have learned is not something you ever forget you can do. Almost all of us learned to ride as kids. Most people remember all too well their first […]

Bike Touring, Interviews

Tilmann Waldthaler Has Lived On His Bike For More Than 30 years

Tilmann Waldthaler Has Lived On His Bike For More Than 30 years

Tilmann Waldthaler has been cycling since October 1977! So far he has visited 143 countries and cycled 462,000 km (287,000 miles). His tours have been full of adventure, including crossing the Himalaya mountains, being shot at in Iran and meeting his wife in the middle of Sahara. In this interview […]

Bike Trailers, Kids Bikes

The Truth About Bike Trailers for Kids and Babies

The Truth About Bike Trailers for Kids and Babies

The situation? Children. You want to take them with you wherever you go. As much as you love them, and as much as you wouldn’t change them for anything else in the world, the advent of children coming into your life can seem to jam the metaphorical chain of your […]

Mountain bikes

The 5 Types of Mountain Bikes You Need to Know

The 5 Types of Mountain Bikes You Need to Know

Not all MTB’s are created equal. That goes without saying. Or does it? Well, maybe if you’re really into it and you’ve been doing it for years and spend your weekends running up and down trails. But if mountain biking is something new to you that you want to get […]

Carfree Living

13 Reasons Why Big Business Should Love Cyclists

13 Reasons Why Big Business Should Love Cyclists

If Copenhagen is any indication, more cyclists and cycling infrastructure can only make things better in the big city. And yet, you often see a lot of indifference or opposition in cities that haven’t begun the switch to a bicycle city yet. It can be a huge obstacle for people […]

BMX Bikes, Interviews

Gary Sansom From BMXmuseum.com Has 600 Bikes In His Basement

Gary Sansom From BMXmuseum.com Has 600 Bikes In His Basement

Gary Sansom is running BMXmuseum.com where you can check out more than 50,000 classic BMX bikes. On top of that, he has hundreds of classic BMX bikes in his basement – and he used to be expert rider himself in the early 80’s. That’s not bad at all, so I […]

Interviews, Recumbents, Road bikes

Steven Abraham And The One Year Time Trial

Steven Abraham And The One Year Time Trial

Steven Abraham is biking 75,000+ miles this year (more than 120,000 km). If he manage to ride those 200+ miles/day, he is going to beat a world record that haven’t been beaten for more than 75 years and set a new UMCA Highest Annual Mileage Record! Here on Icebike.org we […]

Techniques

How To Choose a Dog Carrier or Dog Trailer For Your Bike

How To Choose a Dog Carrier or Dog Trailer For Your Bike

If you love biking, and you also have a dog, then the chances are you will never get the 2 of then to mix well together. With all those moving parts, and dogs being what they are; trying to hold a leash with one hand, a handlebar with the other, […]

Carfree Living

Is Your Bike As Eco-friendly As You Think?

Is Your Bike As Eco-friendly As You Think?

You ride a bike because you want to do your bit for the environment, right? You’re aware of your carbon footprint, and although what secretly pushes you onward is the thrill of the thin layer of rubber between you and utter destruction, you’re smugly satisfied at the fact that you’re […]