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.
Taking to the streets has long been a mode of resistance around the world, and in Los Angeles it's not different. William Warrener traces collisions between transport, status and race at CicLAvia, LA’s biggest bicycle event.
There's a sense of euphoria that comes from cycling down an open road that is impossible to put into words. Artist Steve Léon Brown found this out for himself in Iceland, where he spent 31 days and nights in the enchanting mountainous countryside, capturing the journey on a point and shoot camera.