The bicycle of the future: featuring an onboard computer with touchscreen, electronic gears, and an anti-theft device activated via phone app. Plus: Breast cancer and genetic mutations, exercising your genes and new helmets improve cycling safety.
German politicians have criticized a Transport Ministry advertising campaign that features scantily clad women and men wearing bike safety helmets. The posters feature the slogan: "Looks like sh*t. But saves my life."
Expanding bike lanes, handing out free helmets and making lessons free: New York is making great strides in encouraging pedal power at the expense of exhaust fumes.
Rides have been staged across Germany to call attention to the needs of cyclists. Sunday's largest event was in Berlin, which has a lot to do to improve conditions for biking.
Huddling against a hillside in northern Morocco is a tourist town famed for the striking blue of its buildings, and now the mayor is mixing in another colour - green.
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