We’re celebrating all things cycling and what better way to get inspired than by listening to some of the world’s most passionate advocates of two wheels! Time to check out our top 5 favourite cycling talks from the folks at TED:
- Cycling without age | Ole Kassow
They say: ‘The bicycle is the happiest means of transport’
We say: A heart-warming talk based on the enduring love of the bicycle. Who says getting old means you have to give up life on two wheels!?
2. Why bicycles do not fall | Arend Schwab
They say: ‘Long known but still amazing is that a moving bicycle can balance itself’
We say: A comprehensive guide to one of the world’s great mysteries. A great fun, fact that you can whack out as an ice breaker at any friendly gathering.
3. Life with Bikes – Allen Lim
They say: ‘For [my parents] riding a bike will remain a trivial part of childhood, for me it was an epiphany. My tool for discovery’.
We say: A philosophical look at loosing and regaining lost passions using the analogy of the bicycle. Don’t forget to just ride…
4. Pedalling towards a Healthier Planet | Mia Birk
They say: ‘At the crossroads of my personal transformation and sustainable transportation stood a win-win solution…the bicycle’.
We say: The revolution begins here! Birk shares one of our visions for the future, which see’s more of the world taking to two wheels, rather than four.
5. By Bike: Defining Success at 17,769’|Sonya Looney
They say: ‘Overcoming fear and redefining success are the keys to making changes and to doing the things in life that we always wanted to do’.
We say: Sonya inspiring talk discusses what we love most – travelling the world to take on an adventure on two wheels, and overcoming the challenges of this lifestyle.