Bikes

Meet the retro road warriors battling for glory on the streets of Sri Lanka
Bike

Meet the retro road warriors battling for glory on the streets of Sri Lanka

No gears, no teams, no prizes — For the amateur street racers of south Sri Lanka, competing on antiquated bikes is the ultimate test of endurance. Only cool heads and sheer determination will prevail.

Written by: Cian Traynor

How cycling is a symbol of hope in a country scarred by genocide
Bike

How cycling is a symbol of hope in a country scarred by genocide

Rwanda on Wheels — In Rwanda, the land of a thousand hills, the bike is empowering all who ride.

Written by: Antonia Windsor

The African bike revolution
Bike

The African bike revolution

Wheels of change — Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka are a pan-African cycling team helping to bring thousands of bikes to kids across the continent.

Written by: Alex King

The female cyclist who rode 2,000 miles across America alone with a broken shoulder
Culture

The female cyclist who rode 2,000 miles across America alone with a broken shoulder

Riding solo in to the heart of America — After crashing on the first day of the solo Trans Am Bike Race across America, cyclist Laura Scott, got a far more profound experience of the country and its people.

Written by: Laura Scott

The all-female bike crews taking over our streets
Magazine

The all-female bike crews taking over our streets

Rebellious therapy — In 1896, women’s rights activist Susan B. Anthony proclaimed the bicycle as the “greatest feminist technology of its time”. Now it's the motorbike's turn.

Written by: Max Gayler

The self-taught bike builder who left his dead-end job behind
Bike

The self-taught bike builder who left his dead-end job behind

Generation Why Not — A near-death experience inspired former factory-worker Ricky Feather to leave his dead-end job and follow his dreams. It was a gamble that paid off. Without any formal training, Feather has built a career as one of the world’s most respected young bike builders.

Written by: Daniel Tapper (interview)

Video: Mad bikers tear it up on the Alpine ice at Snow Quake
Culture

Video: Mad bikers tear it up on the Alpine ice at Snow Quake

Sideburn x Deus Ex Machina — Europe’s finest custom motorbikes go head-to-head around a hazardous icy track high in the Italian Alps. This is the notorious Dirt Quake - on ice.

Written by: Alex King

All-girl bike gang the Deadly Nightshades are keeping cycling’s rebellious spirit alive
Bike

All-girl bike gang the Deadly Nightshades are keeping cycling’s rebellious spirit alive

Pedalling for the grrrls — In our latest story from The Commuter Journal – a cycling paper made by Huck and Levi’s® Commuter™ – we meet Toronto’s all-girl gang The Deadly Nightshades, a creative cycling collective.

Written by: Kaitlyn Kochany

Meet the cyclists and mechanics rebuilding Cuban bike culture against the odds
Bike

Meet the cyclists and mechanics rebuilding Cuban bike culture against the odds

Pedalling into a new era — In our first story from The Commuter Journal – a cycling paper made by Huck and Levi’s® Commuter™ – we explore the booming bike revolution in Cuba, a country in the throes of change.

Written by: Graham Sowa

Meet Bushra Al-Fusail & the Yemeni women cycling in the face of oppression & civil war
Bike

Meet Bushra Al-Fusail & the Yemeni women cycling in the face of oppression & civil war

The Yemeni Women Bike Group — Bushra Al-Fusail is a Yemeni artist and women's rights activist leading a two-wheel revolution in Yemen by challenging gender stereotypes one revolution at a time.

Written by: Steven Turner

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