Thorpe Bay Yacht Club Evacuated Over Fake Snake

October 21st, 2010 - 2:26 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Thorpe Bay Yacht Club was recently evacuated after two police support officers saw a cobra draped over the handlebars of one of their bikes. They officers had ... Read more...

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Female trouser ban in Paris ‘closer to being abolished’

September 30th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 30 (ANI): For women in Paris, wearing trousers could soon become legal, after being banned for more than two centuries.In May, a group of French MPs submitted a draft bill ... Read more...

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‘Bond’ bike with flame-thrower, ejector seat to be unveiled in London

September 30th, 2010 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 30 (ANI): A James Bond bike with flame-thrower and ejector seat is set to be unveiled in London.The bike, to be displayed at next week's Cycle Show at Earls Court ... Read more...

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‘Copenhagen Wheel’ bicycle uses peddlers’ energy to zoom uphill

August 20th, 2010 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 20 (ANI): A new 'Copenhagen Wheel' bicycle captures energy from pedalling to power a cyclist uphill is being hailed as one of the world's best new inventions.The cycle is fitted ... Read more...

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ICU To Scrutinize Electric Bicycles At The Tour De France

June 24th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 24, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The International Cycling Union (ICU) is the governing entity of the sport of cycling. It has stated that it will organize examinations at this ... Read more...

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Riding a bike is extremely complicated, say scientists

June 22nd, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 22 (ANI): Learnt to ride a bike at a young age? Well, then give a pat on your shoulder, for scientists have said that it is actually far more complicated ... Read more...

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Swiss cyclist Cancellara laughs off claims of winning races with electric bike

June 3rd, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, June 3 (ANI): Swiss Olympic cycling champion Fabian Cancellara has laughed off suggestions that an electric bike helped him win two races this spring.He was rubbishing criticism aired in a video ... Read more...

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From Bush’s bike crash to crying in public - Jack McConnell reveals it all

May 27th, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 27 (ANI): From crashing into a policeman, to crying in public, former first minister Jack McConnell spoke of some of the most comical gaffes former US President Bush exhibited in ... Read more...

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Secret Santa hangs presents on fir trees!

December 19th, 2009 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 19 (ANI): A real-life Santa Claus is said to have been sneaking into a park at night and hanging presents on the fir trees.The unknown giver even decorates the trees ... Read more...

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Trousers still a no-no for women in Paris

November 17th, 2009 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 17 (ANI): A law that banned women from wearing trousers in Paris is still in effect, it has emerged.The rule forbidding women from dressing like men-by wearing trousers- was first ... Read more...

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Brad Pitt in minor motorcycle accident

October 25th, 2009 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 25 (IANS) Hollywood star Brad Pitt met with a minor motorbike accident in Los Angeles. TMZ.com reports that Pitt tried to manoeuvre his bike between a parked car and a ... Read more...

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The ultimate ‘yummy mummy’ buggy that turns into bike!

May 15th, 2009 - 3:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 15 (ANI): Mums and dads can now peddle their way to the parks or shops along with their kids, courtesy the pushchair that converts into a child-carrying bicycle in just ... Read more...

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Cyclist killed in New Zealand near end of round-world trip

March 18th, 2009 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Wellington, March 18 (DPA) A German tourist died when he was hit by a truck in New Zealand a week before flying home after a three-year cycling trip around the world, according ... Read more...

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Hiddink geared up to take on opponents

March 16th, 2009 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 16 (ANI): After reving up the title race last night, Chelseas coach Guus Hiddink reckons he can take on Manchester United following the latters loss to Liverpool the top ... Read more...

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Women robbers sans shirts or bras are on the loose in Florida!

October 1st, 2008 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
Florida, Oct 1 (ANI): An 18-year-old man from Florida told authorities that he was robbed by a group of women, most of whom were wearing overalls with no shirts or bras ... Read more...

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Solar-assisted bicycle to give riders extra pedal power

September 26th, 2008 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 26 (ANI): Scientists have invented a solar-assisted bicycle that gives riders extra pedal power.According to a report in the Times, the bicycle, called a Cycle Sol, has been invented ... Read more...

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Firefox launches women specific bicycles in India

September 10th, 2008 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) The Indian market for women's bicycles is "embarrassingly" small, but that has not deterred Firefox from launching its women specific bikes here with the aim to encourage ... Read more...

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British Olympian Rebecca Romeros naked picture was doctored

August 19th, 2008 - 3:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 19 (ANI): British Olympic sensation Rebecca Romeros mother, Beverley, says that recent naked pictures of her daughter were doctored. Rebecca, the first British woman ever to win Olympic medals ... Read more...

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Now, the Magic Wheel for smooth ride to office

June 6th, 2008 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 6 (ANI): Going to work will now be made easy with the portable "Magic Wheel," as it will not only provide relief from those long irritating hours spent in ... Read more...

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Jolies gift for Pitt - a $100,000 personalized bike

December 20th, 2007 - 4:29 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 20 (ANI): Brad Pitt received an extra- special gift from partner Angelina Jolie on his 44 th birthday a 100,000-dollar personalized motorcycle.The bike was engraved with a tribute to Pitts ... Read more...

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