I couldn’t quite work out why, but the Guardian commissioned some hipster Lego which inevitably featured bikes. I think it’s safe to say they were not geared and had no brakes, so proper hipster steeds.
Top Gear repeated an old format of racing though a city in a car (or in this case a glorified invalid carriage), in a hovercraft, by public transport and by bike, in St Petersberg. Because it’s Top Gear the car won and the bike did less well, although you were left wondering if Richard Hammond hadn’t crashed and ruined his Pinarello Dogma, whether he would have easily cruised to victory.
More pro-bike I came across this delightful film on one of those channels that turn up on your Freeview and no one ever really watches.
Finally I'm not sure what to make of this: