New York's Red Hook Crit – often described as the world’s best urban cycling race – is made up of an eclectic community of competitors, facilitators, and fans. We meet a prize selection, to find out what makes it such an important date in any bike-lover’s calendar.
After a law against fixed-gear bikes threatened to shut the culture down in 2011, the Tokyo bike scene is flourishing in unexpected ways. We catch up with the key guys at the forefront of progressive cycling in Japan’s capital.
Despite widespread corruption, violence and traditionally oppressive views, the girls and women of Afghanistan are cycling their way out of inequality. Author, activist and cyclist Shannon Galpin has been with them every step of the way.