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This article was originally published by Christopher Carey on Cities Today, the leading news platform on urban mobility and innovation, reaching an international audience of city leaders. For the latest updates follow Cities Today on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, and YouTube, or sign up for Cities Today News. The Hague will invest €65 million (US$79 million) into its cycling infrastructure over the next five years as part of a plan to increase cycling numbers 50% by 2040. Through its Plenty of Space for Cycling Program 2020-2025, the Dutch city will improve safe cycling infrastructure and facilities while encouraging more groups to use bicycles… This story continues at The Next Web
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This article was originally published by Christopher Carey on Cities Today, the leading news platform on urban mobility and innovation, reaching an international audience of city leaders. For the latest updates follow Cities Today on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, and YouTube, or sign up for Cities Today News. Hamburg has seen a 33% rise in cycling during 2020, according to data from the German city’s new bicycle counting network HaRaZäN. The network, which launched earlier this year, uses data from 55 thermal imaging cameras to anonymously record the number of cyclists at a number of key points across the city. Data was… This story continues at The Next Web
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Step up your cycling game without leaving the house.
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This article was originally published by Christopher Carey on Cities Today, the leading news platform on urban mobility and innovation, reaching an international audience of city leaders. For the latest updates follow Cities Today on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, and YouTube, or sign up for Cities Today News. San Jose City Council has approved a plan to install 880 kilometers of new bike lanes, boulevards and trails across the city in an effort to encourage more cycling. The San Jose Better Bike Plan 2025 builds on the city’s 2018 Better Bikeways initiative and will add to its current 515-kilometer network of on-street bike lanes.… This story continues at The Next Web
When it comes to incentivizing individuals to make more environmentally conscious travel decisions, government subsidies have proven quite successful in the past. In a number of European countries, there are subsidies for buying new and used electric cars, installing EV charging points in your home, and even discounted bus tickets for those in low income brackets. Earlier this year in the UK, the government handed out vouchers to help people get their old bikes back on the road in a bid to encourage cycle commuting. In most of these cases, the money set aside to fund the subsidies was used… This story continues at The Next Web
Geraint Thomas heads a field that also contains Simon Yates and Vincenzo Nibali. Follow our guide to getting a Giro d'Italia live stream from anywhere in the world.
Follow our guide to get a 2020 UCI Road World Championships live stream - no matter where you are - with Tour winner Tadej Pogacar in the field.
Stage 12 is the longest of the race, with a breakaway a certainty - watch a free Tour de France live stream and catch all the stage 12 cycling today.
It's another gruelling day in the mountains this Sunday and our 2020 cycling guide explains how to watch a free Tour de France live stream of today's action.
JJulian Alaphilippe riding in yellow jersey today after dramatic sprint win - watch a free Tour de France live stream and catch all the stage 3 cycling action online.
The first Monument race of the season is today, so follow our guide to watch a Milan-San Remo live stream and catch all the UCI WorldTour cycling this Saturday.
Canyon's Grail:ON isn't for the faint of heart, but its top-tier tech and insane range are worth your attention.
Welcome to Riding Nerdy, TNW’s fortnightly dive into bicycle-based tech, where we go into too much detail and geek out on all things related to pedal-powered gadgets. Elite sports events are still largely closed to the world – but July 2020 has still been an unprecedented month for the global sporting calendar thanks to the world’s first Virtual Tour de France, which – despite the name – was based nowhere in particular, as riders took part from their homes in all parts of the world. It’s historic, not just because the event brought together the world of esports cycling and the… This story continues at The Next Web
World's best teams and riders in Spain this week ahead of WorldTour restart - here's how to get a cycling live stream and watch Vuelta a Burgos online today.
Amsterdam, July 11, 2018 - In the middle of a peloton, racing cyclists experience only five to ten percent of the air resistance they face when cycling alone.A new study, published in the Journal of Wind Engineering & Industrial Aerodynamics, based on wind tunnel research on a peloton of 121 cyclists may explain why so few 'breakaways' in professional cycling races, like this year's Tour de France, are successful."It turns out that current calculation models used by some race teams to determine the best time to escape are based on the wrong assumptions," explains lead author Professor Bert Blocken at the Eindhoven University of Technology & KU Leuven."Perhaps these new results will lead to more successful escapes and partly explain why so few escapes succeed, and why the peloton often hauls in the riders that do escape," Dr. Blocken added.Professional cyclists however, suggest that in a peloton you 'sometimes hardly have to pedal', which assumes that air resistance must be much lower.The research team, led by Dr. Blocken systematically chart, for the first time, the air resistance for each rider in a cycling peloton of 121 riders.
This weekend sees the start of the 105th Tour de France, with the world’s most famous cycling race starting in Noirmoutier-en-l'Île, before commencing a three-week tour of the nation before finishing on the Champs-Elysee - hopefully with Chris Froome in the yellow jersey.But accompanying all the 176 riders in this year’s race will be sensors beneath each saddle, providing real-time data on speed and location to broadcasters, allowing fans around the world more insight into the world’s greatest race.These services come from South African firm Dimension Data, which alongside race organisers the Amaury Sport Organisation (ASO), is continuing its drive to make the Tour de France 2018 a more immersive and exciting experience for viewers using technology."The Tour de France is on a digital transformation journey like any of our clients, and so we've always used (the race) as a good platform to innovate and showcase our capabilities in a number of areas,” Scott Gibson, Dimension Data executive for digital business solutions, tells TechRadar Pro ahead of this year’s race.“The fan of today is very data-hungry - we all live in this age where we have this amazing capability to access more data and interpret more data...and technology has to play the part.”Last year’s race saw three billion data points analysed, up from 128 million in 2016, and working out at around 150 million data points for each of the 21 stages.
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