Guest blog: Keep rolling, Berlin

Are you a cyclist? The Volksentscheid Fahrrad campaign is trying to get 20,000 signatures by Jun 10 for a petition that's gaining traction. Rose Tremlett explains just how you can help. more

Jun 7, 2016 11:31 AM The Berlin Blog 2 Comments

Konrad Werner: Mr. "Sustainability" Müller blocks the cyclists

Politics did it again: Mayor Michael Müller stalled the cycling petition – and then hosted an urban sustainability forum. Hooray! more

Jun 6, 2016 3:30 PM The Berlin Blog

Want to cycle in style? Antoniya Ivanova's label Chance of Rain keeps you looking good while you bike -- and you can help her fund it on Kickstarter. more

May 26, 2016 1:00 AM Culture

Seymour Gris: Cyclists of Berlin unite!

Frustration with the Senat's failure to reshape dangerous intersections and widen inadequate lanes has given birth to a new citizen's campaign, the Volksentscheid Fahrrad, Seymour Gris explains and has a few ideas of his own. more

Feb 23, 2016 11:15 AM The Berlin Blog

Mount your metal stead and join likeminded riders for two days of bicycling festivities. From Ludwigslust through the Germany countryside, the Velo Classico Germany celebrates bicycles and the folks who ride 'em. more

Sep 1, 2015 4:40 PM The Best of Berlin

Besieged by testosterone-fuelled Neanderthals ruling the road and a bike market aimed only at young men, Carrie Hampel says it’s time for Berlin to start supporting women cyclists. more

Jun 12, 2015 3:30 PM Zeitgeist

Where can you go to fix your frame yourself? Or what do you do if you can't ride at all? If you're just starting out on two wheels, check out these tips and trips to help you catch up with your cycling-savvy friends. more

Jun 11, 2015 1:15 PM , Zeitgeist

The Sternfahrt, the world's biggest bike demonstration, happens in Berlin this Sun, Jun 14, so every day for the rest of the week we'll be posting tips from our handy guide to your summer on two wheels. more

Jun 8, 2015 4:00 PM Features 4 Comments

Maggie Spooner: Kiez profiling – per bike

Maggie's having some trouble with the police! They won't leave her alone as she bikes around town. But the place she gets stopped the most isn't rambunctious Neukölln or Wedding, but her own City West. more

Nov 6, 2014 1:15 PM The Berlin Blog

Maggie Spooner: Ku'damm it

Ku'damm poses a multitude of dangers in all sorts of forms, but one (fixable) danger is receiving Maggie's ire: the non-existence of bike lanes on the boulevard. more

Apr 2, 2014 2:00 PM The Berlin Blog 1 Comments

Seymour Gris: Bike helmet or no bike helmet?

Chances are that you're not wearing a helmet today because you're not biking in the downpour outside. But what about tomorrow? Will you be wearing one? Germany and Gris both ponder the effectiveness of a law requiring you to. more

Jun 25, 2013 10:00 AM The Berlin Blog 5 Comments

Two legs good, two wheels better. If you're lacking in pedal power but unwilling to spring for your own steed, check out some of the city's best deals on bike renting. more

Jun 11, 2013 12:15 PM , , The Best of Berlin 1 Comments

Seymour Gris: Avoiding death on your bike

Bike deaths are exceptionally high this year and the year isn't over yet. And while it is generally acknowledged that it's mostly automobiles at fault, it doesn't mean you cyclists shouldn't get it together, too. more

Nov 13, 2012 1:00 PM The Berlin Blog 1 Comments

The Berliner Fahrrad Schau hits Station-Berlin this weekend on March 3 and 4. The two day bike-expo puts on a sheer display of bike geekdom in the form of the machines, the lifestyle and five shows. more

Feb 23, 2012 9:00 AM Going out

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