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This is a Gris public service announcement! After witnessing a pretty horrific accident on streets in Mitte, Seymour pleads for traffic safety – including foot and bicycle – on the streets of Berlin. more

Aug 10, 2017 12:00 PM Opinion 1 Comments

Last Sunday, Berlin saw the biggest bike demonstration in the world – and perhaps the biggest traffic jam in years. For John, pissing off so many car owners was pure glee. more

Jun 14, 2017 12:00 PM Opinion

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 Opinion 2 Comments

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 Opinion

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 What's On

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 Opinion

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 Insider Tips

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'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 Opinion

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 Opinion 1 Comments

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 Opinion 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 , , Insider Tips 1 Comments

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 Opinion 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

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