If you’ve been following my blog for a while, you probably know that I love to go for long bike rides. That’s why I’m excited that today is World Bicycle Day! To celebrate World Bicycle Day I have some bicycle-related lessons to share with you.
Planning Safe Biking Routes
You don’t have to go far to enjoy riding a bicycle. All you need is a bike, a helmet, and a safe place to ride. To that end, Google Maps and Strava can help you plan safe biking routes. In the following videos I demonstrate how you can use both of those tools to map safe bicycling routes.
Generating Electricity With Bicycles
Can You Power a House With a Bicycle? is a video produced a few years ago by NPR’s Skunk Bear. The answer is no, you can’t power a house with a bicycle. The video does a great job of explaining how many bicyclists you would need in order to power an average house for a month.
The Counterintuitive Physics of Turning a Bike explains how we turn bicycles.