BikeRadar Builds | Alex’s Marin Alpine Trail custom test bike

This edition of BikeRadar Builds features the antidote to my Yeti SB165 27.5in-wheeled long-term test bike, the steed I’m using to try and prove 650b wheels aren’t yet consigned to the bicycle recycling bin.

As a bike tester, I’d be a fool to deny the existence and importance of 29in wheels and to pigeonhole myself into testing equipment on a 27.5in-wheeled bike only isn’t sensible, as much as I am

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Impressive Zeehan Mountain Bike Trails Revealed

West Coast Council is holding a free BBQ launch event at 10.30am on the 10th November 2020 in Howards Park Zeehan, to start the 2-week public consultation phase for the new Heemskirk Range MTB Trail Network – just outside Zeehan.

Renowned MTB Trail Designers Dirt Art Pty Ltd were commissioned to prepare the designs and have now finalised their work, which shows an initial development stage of approximately 20km

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Mason Deakin’s heartbroken dad pays tribute to ‘cheeky little man’ who loved nothing more than being on his bike

The father of “fun-loving” Mason Deakin has paid an emotional tribute to his son who was killed alongside his best friend when the bike he was riding was struck by a car.

Jordan Deakin, 30, says he is having to stay strong for Mason’s brother and sisters and has described his eldest son as his “cheeky little man”.

In a heartbreaking tribute, Mason’s dad revealed that his 11-year-old son loved

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SMC working to build bike lanes from recycled plastic waste

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, November 9) — San Miguel Corporation (SMC) is working with local government units (LGUs) to build bike lanes made up of recycled plastic waste in partner cities and provinces nationwide.

In a release on Monday, the conglomerate quoted SMC president and chief operating officer Ramon S. Ang as saying they were looking to work with technology partners and LGUs who wanted to put up dedicated lanes

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12-year-old DeSoto County boy recovers after horrific dirt bike crash

DESOTO COUNTY, Miss. – A DeSoto County 12-year-old and his family are thanking deputies after a horrific dirt bike crash.

12-year-old Christian Fussell is recovering from a severe dirt bike injury is now calling DeSoto County deputies his heroes.

“Me knowing that they’re going to help me pretty much blocked out most of the pain,” Fussell said.

Fussell recalled the day of the crash which happened on Oct. 17. He

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Bays Mountain begins hosting annual Mountain Bike Night Rides | WJHL

KINGSPORT, Tenn. (WJHL) – Bays Mountain in Kingsport is kicking off its annual Mountain Bike Night Rides.

Bays Mountain says this is a three-hour journey through the forest and that all types of riders are welcome, whether they are beginners or advanced riders.

News Channel 11 spoke to

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Man has prize tricycle stolen from a Nottingham Tesco bike area

A man has been left devastated after having his beloved hand-built tricycle stolen from a secure area at a supermarket.

Tricycle enthusiast Alex Coates had parked his distinctive vehicle outside Hucknall’s Tesco Extra in a gated area, but had the £400 trike stolen by thieves who snapped the armrest to free it.

The store worker builds and collects the bikes and has parts shipped over from China as part of

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Suburban bike collections supply wheels during the shutdown

Bike shop inventory remains tight, but suburban bike collections during the shutdown continue to supply the disadvantaged in the Chicago area and overseas with used bikes.

October alone saw 10 collection/recycling events, yielding hundreds of used bikes for Chicago’s nonprofit Working Bikes, whose trucks carried off bikes in working condition. Working Bikes sells and services refurbished and affordably priced used bikes, pumping funds raised into its nonprofit programs. Not your

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Frontline worker finds bike stolen after working 28-hour shift at Toronto hospital

Menachem Benzaquen had just come from working two 28-hour shifts as a resident physician at Toronto General Hospital this past weekend when he discovered his bike had been stolen. 

As a resident in anesthesiology, Benzaquen said he is often at a high risk of contracting COVID-19 due to the fact that he is responsible for performing intubations. And when he is on call, as he was this past Friday and

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Girl died after being flung off fixed-gear bike at multi-storey car park in unfortunate misadventure: Coroner

SINGAPORE: A 13-year-old girl lost control while riding a fixed-gear bicycle and was flung off the device, falling six floors to her death at a multi-storey car park in what a coroner called an unfortunate misadventure on Friday (Oct 23).

Giving her findings into the coroner’s inquiry, State Coroner Kamala Ponnampalam said this was “a cautionary tale” which raises several concerns about the use of fixed-gear bikes, which are currently

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Metro Spent Nearly $20K Per Bike Parking Spot at 3 Facilities, Report Finds

Metro has spent nearly $20,000 per bike parking space at three bike facilities, the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) has found.



a person riding a bicycle in front of a building: A biker in D.C. pictured side by side with the College Park Station Bike & Ride.


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A biker in D.C. pictured side by side with the College Park Station Bike & Ride.


Metro has spent over $5.9 million on the construction of 304 bike spaces at the three facilities, one of which is not yet open, according to

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Best bike: top rides plus how to choose the best bicycle type for you

Looking for the best bike is like trying to find the ultimate pair of shoes… But even more fun. There are plenty of reasons why more and more people are turning towards the bicycle as a reliable mode of transport. The spiralling cost of public transport, increasing congestion, social distancing, and a general need to save our stricken planet are just a few.

But let’s not forget that riding a

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PhonePe launches car, bike insurance plans

NEW DELHI: After taking a crack at health insurance, Flipkart-owned payments company PhonePe has now added car and bike insurance to its product portfolio in association with Bajaj Allianz General Insurance.

Two-wheeler insurance on PhonePe starts at 482, while car insurance at 2,072.

PhonePe users can buy car and bike insurance from the newly added Motor Insurance page under Insurance->MyMoney. The company claims users can buy plans within

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Doctor accepted bike ‘gift’ from Sutton that was ‘cleared off’ British Cycling’s budget | Sport

Dr Richard Freeman accepted a free bike worth several thousands of pounds as a “gift” from Shane Sutton that was “cleared off” the British Cycling budget, a medical tribunal was told.

Freeman had previously told the tribunal that he was “terrified” of the former British Cycling head coach – and also said in his witness statement that Sutton had wanted him to sign off £6,000 of cosmetic dental treatment while

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GoCardless puts payments in motion for Brompton’s bike subscription service

Over the last year Brompton has seen an increase in demand for bikes. The pandemic has exaggerated this, with recent government data suggesting that cycling has increased by 300% during UK lockdown.

With the average UK household spending £552 a year on subscription services and consumer behaviour shifting away from direct ownership, Brompton saw an opportunity and launched Brompton Bike Hire during summer 2020. This new service enables customers to

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Harley-Davidson unveils a gorgeous new electric bike called Serial 1

It’s been almost a year since we’ve last heard from Harley-Davidson’s nascent electric bike project, but based on what the company is announcing today, it may have been well worth the wait. Harley-Davidson unveiled a stunning new electric bike that it says will go on sale in March 2021. And the motorcycle manufacturer is also spinning out its e-bike division as a separate company called Serial 1 Cycle.



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Bike sales surged during pandemic. Now thefts are up, too

Edit Nagy, a Harlem, New York-based general contractor had her third bicycle stolen from New York City’s streets last month.



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A thief stealing a bike

A thief cut her red Schwinn’s bike lock from the street sign pole it was wrapped around in broad daylight while she was working at a job site on West 12th Street. 

“I can’t really bring my bike to the buildings so

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Tell DOT Where Citi Bike Should Go In South Slope, Sunset Park

SOUTH SLOPE, BROOKLYN — The Department of Transportation is taking ideas for where Citi Bike stations should go in their expansion to South Slope, Sunset Park and Windsor Terrace.

An open “Suggest a Station” survey for the neighborhoods recently launched on the department’s website asks riders to submit their ideas for where the ride-sharing bike stations should go, or give general feedback about Citi Bike’s expansion to the section of

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Bike thefts spike across U.S. as cycling becomes more popular

Edit Nagy, a Harlem, New York-based general contractor had her third bicycle stolen from New York City’s streets last month.

A thief cut her red Schwinn’s bike lock from the street sign pole it was wrapped around in broad daylight while she was working at a job site on West 12th Street. 

“I can’t really bring my bike to the buildings so I just chain them up against a post,”

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Simon Cowell breaks back falling off electric bike in California | Simon Cowell

Simon Cowell is said to have undergone surgery after breaking his back in a fall from an electric bike in California.

The music mogul’s spokeswoman said he was was in hospital and was “doing fine”.

“Simon had a fall from his bike, testing his new electric bike in the courtyard at his house in Malibu with his family. He hurt his back and was taken to hospital. He’s doing fine,

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