Teenage bicycle messengers carried messages
around American cities in the early 20th century, including red light districts. Social reformer and photographer Lewis Hine documented their lives in image and text.
Recumbent cyclist David Cambon shares with us a breathtaking, scary and wry photo diary
of his 3224 km (~2000 mile) bike trip from Vancouver, BC to Inuvik, Northwest Territories, with portions along the famous Dempster Highway
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A gallery of professional bike racers taken just moments after they crossed the line after a brutal long stage of 2006's Giro d'Italia
. After a hundred miles of racing, the rider dumps their bike on a team soigner and enters a makeshift tent for a quick photo among the finish line chaos. The photos showcase the pain and suffering well, but some photos also capture a bike racer's most damaging feeling: doubt
Magnum photos of previous Tours de France.
A Flash (Friday) evocative photo essay of Tours gone by. With soothing accordian music and light narration to help you forget your doping woes.
The 10th day? A day of rest. Thank goodness for Caroline Yang's TdF photos.
Ever wondered why McEwan rides so hard to stay in Green
? What Ukrainian joy
looks like? When you can wear socks with sandals
? She's also got some decent shots of speed skating
(oh, and real blood sports, like weddings