The world's fastest growing website has a little corner devoted to cycling. BikeStuff on has videos ranging from Lance Armstrong's diversion into a cornfield in 2003 through to up-to-date interviews with Ivan Basso (and a video of his gorgeous sister). But it also has eclectic clips such as a demonstration of a sideways cycling bike and news about the multi-million dollar air-conditioned cycle-path network to be built in Qatar.

YouTube bike video library grows

The BikeStuff section of YouTube now has 56 members and 62 online video clips.

"This is a group dedicated to the world of bicycles. Bikes as transport, bikes as race machines. MTBs, road bikes, BMX, recumbents, trials bikes, choppers, cruisers, fixed-gear singlespeeders, whatever. From cycle advocacy to bicycling zealots…"

Anybody can join the ‘video library’. Members can upload their own video clips or place a link for any existing video clip they like the look of and want others to view on BikeStuff.

The BikeStuff library was created by Carlton Reid, editor of


And proving that ‘conflict’ always out-sells ‘worthy’, a video clip of a swearing van driver protesting to CTC’s Roger Geffen on last week’s Parliamentary bike ride is getting four times the number of views as a news story on the non-confrontational part of the ride:

Irate van driver vs Polite cyclist:

Parliamentary Bike Ride 2006:

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