Fjords, ferries and forks: cycling the Haute Route Norway

Tackling a tough, three-day course around Stavanger, Peter Kimpton battles the elements to discover a stunning landscape that involves as much water as land Garlanded with wispy clouds, jagged mountains rise sharply above glassy lakes, reflected to sky with such perfection you are almost dizzy with how upside down it all seems. Or is that […]

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Fishing for krill is an eco-disaster: we must protect the Antarctic | Chris Packham

These crustaceans are tiny but play a crucial role in limiting climate change. An ocean sanctuary would safeguard them, writes nature expert Chris Packham What’s small, pink, and can be seen from space? The answer varies depending on your perspective. To the whales, seals and penguins of the Antarctic: it’s dinner. To you and me: […]

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Pedal-ins and auto buryings: what happened to America’s forgotten 1970 s cycle boom?

Bicycle madness once ensure US bike sales outstrip automobiles, and spawned ambitious plans for 100,000 miles of cycle paths. Then the music stopped The bicycles biggest wave of popularity in its 154 -year history, gushed Time magazine in 1970 at the start of Americas five-year love affair with the motorcycle. Some 64 million fellow traveller […]

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Britain to ban sale of all diesel and petrol vehicles and vans from 2040

Plans follow French commitment to take polluting vehicles off the road owing to effect of poor air quality on people health Britain is to ban all new petrol and diesel autoes and vans from 2040 amid fears that rising levels of nitrogen oxide pose a major risk to public health. The commitment, which follows a […]

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Could intercity cycle freeways revolutionise the daily commute?

Germany is building the worlds biggest bicycle autobahn to connect 10 cities and remove 50,000 automobiles from the road every day. With the popularity of e-bikes growing too, is Europe about to see a new epoch of long-distance cycle commuting? In 2010, when the motorway between the German cities of Duisburg and Dortmund was closed […]

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The unstoppable rise of veganism: how a fringe motion ran mainstream

Health, climate change, animal welfare … whats driving more people and brands to espouse a plant-based lifestyle? We investigate, and, below, four vegans explain their choice Late on a Thursday afternoon in early March, simply off Brick Lane in the heart of London’s nightlife hotspot Shoreditch, 23 -year-old Louisa Davidson is taking calls and co-ordinating […]

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America’s road trip: will the US ever kick the car habit?

Motor City Detroit built the automobiles, oil capital Houston fuelled them and Los Angeles was carved up by freeways in their honor. Yet now all three cities are pushing walking, cycling and the use of public transport. So does this mean Americas love affair with the car is eventually waning? Cities is supported by About […]

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Chicago tempts cyclists with plan for float, solar-powered bike path

Spearheaded by design firm Second Shore, the aim is to protect cyclists from cars and better connect the city City cyclists, picture the scene: no more road-hogging drivers , no more day-dreaming pedestrians , no more puddle-splashing vehicles. Just a clean, clear ride straight downtown and with river views all the route. This is the […]

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Fat-biking: the miracle solution to cycling on sand

Peter Kimpton sees a bike thats perfect for riding on the beach and explores the Glamorgan coast near Porthcawl Smooth tarmac to rough, potholed roads, gravel tracks to mountain routes, cyclists encounter good and bad surfaces, but rarely do we ride on sand. Most motorcycles would get stuck and confiscate up in seconds. Beaches may […]

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Could Chicago’s floating cycle route elude the doubters and reconnect the city?

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