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We define Research and Knowledge as activities that highlight the depth of academic work undertaken in the field of bicycling worldwide. Research refers to academic studies, journals, papers and other areas of academic inquiry that leads to new knowledge, materials and sources in order to establish facts and reach new conclusions which can be used to inform the cycling community.
Quantifying CO2 savings of cycling
Between 1990 and 2007, greenhouse gas emissions from transport in the EU increased by 36%, while greenhouse gas emissions from other sectors ...Details
Cycling towards a more sustainable transport future
As argued in our 2008 article “Making Cycling Irresistible”, cycling is probably the most sustainable urban transport mode, feasible not only for ...Details
Association between active commuting and incident cardiovascular disease, cancer, and mortality: prospective cohort study
Physical activity is declining worldwide, partly owing to reductions in active commuting (walking or cycling).Active commuting has been ...Details
Peak of the Day or the Daily Grind: Commuting and Subjective Well-Being
To understand the impact of daily travel on personal and societal well-being, researchers are developing measurement techniques that go beyond ...Details
Does active commuting improve psychological wellbeing? Longitudinal evidence from eighteen waves of the British Household Panel Survey
Objective. The aim of this study is to explore the relationship between active travel and psychological wellbeing. Method. This study used data ...Details
Major features of immunesenescence, including reduced thymic output, are ameliorated by high levels of physical activity in adulthood
It is widely accepted that aging is accompanied by remodelling of the immune system including thymic atrophy and increased frequency of senescent ...Details
Properties of the vastus lateralis muscle in relation to age and physiological function in master cyclists aged 55–79 years
In this study, results are reported from the analyses of vastus lateralis muscle biopsy samples obtained from a subset (n = 90) of 125 previously ...Details
When the spin stops…it’ s more than a bike race : an exploratory study of the role of a sport tourism event, the Tour Down Under, in building social capital in rural South Australia
When the spin stops…it’s more than a bike race: An exploratory study of the role of a sport tourism event, the Tour Down Under, in building ...Details
Reduced sickness absence in regular commuter cyclists can save employers 27 million euros
Employees who cycle regularly to work are less frequently ill, with on average more than one day per year less absenteeism than colleagues who do ...Details
Bicycle infrastructure: can good design encourage cycling?
Commuting by bicycle has advantages over other modes of transport, both for the commuter and for society. Although cycling is an option for many ...Details