bicycles

 
Bicycles can mean freedom, but here’s how SA dealers fixed the price of your ride
Bicycles can mean freedom, but here’s how SA dealers fixed the price of your ride
It’s one thing to find out that you have been paying more than you should for your bicycle and parts because of a cartel, but it’s another thing...
Cycling is still an uphill battle
Cycling is still an uphill battle
Many commuters in Johannesburg have long dreamt of cycling to work, but would never brave the traffic. The city’s nonmotorised transport project...
Invaluable lessons in life from my dear Uncle Lukas
Invaluable lessons in life from my dear Uncle Lukas
Each time I make contact with my uncle, Lukas Masilela, memories flood back of how he terrified me into the classroom, when yours truly attempted to...
Fixed assets: A bicycle frame of mind
Fixed assets: A bicycle frame of mind
It's Friday August 30 and the last rays of sunlight have disappeared behind the smoggy skyline in Braamfontein near the Johannesburg city...
New York: Bicycle city
New York: Bicycle city
The official opening of an initiative called CitiBike share programme was officially launched in New York on May 27. I suppose it...
Wheel deals are breaking the cycle
Wheel deals are breaking the cycle
About 20km south of Johannesburg, on the edge of a dusty red football field in Somalia Park lives a soft-spoken man in his 30s named Moses...
Bicycle goes lifestyle
Bicycle goes lifestyle
It is the bicycle that children would have ridden on their morning newspaper delivery route or hippies would have cruised on to peace rallies and...
Bicycle power the way to go in Malawi
Bicycle power the way to go in Malawi
Bicycle taxis with padded passenger seats fashioned onto their metal baggage racks line the road waiting for customers to hop on for a low cost...
Strutting on the saddle
Strutting on the saddle
Hmm. White bikes: not sure. Do they need a wash after every outing, like a white blouse? And isn't swanning around on a white frame a bit ­disrespectful to ghost bikes, the white-painted bicycles left at accident spots as macabre memorials to fallen comrades? That said, the Charge Tap...
Rural bicycle roll-out on track
Rural bicycle roll-out on track
You may have heard of a million RDP houses or even a million jobs, but what about a million bicycles?
Grannies on bikes
Grannies on bikes
Up a dusty, rocky street in Bethal township sprints Pauline Mathibela on her pink bicycle, racing against time. She shouts: "Angeke ungithole...

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