Tag: bicycles

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GOLD TO BLUE

A new bike path in Lidzbark Warminski, Poland is glowing electric blue at night! The path is illuminated by a synthetic material called phosphor. It is able to light-up after being charged by sunlight. The developers of the project TPA…

Smoother Rides

Both bike and wheelchair owners know only too well the discomfort of bumpy roads. Now, Loopwheels (and its looping suspension springs integrated within wheels) are set to change this. The loopwheel spring offers a smoother ride, reduced vibration and less…

30 Minute Bicycle Transformation by EVELO

The EVELO electric bike company has introduced the Omni Wheel! In only 30 minutes, this wheel transforms any existing bicycle into an e-bike. It makes great financial sense too as the transformation is achievable at 50% the cost of an entirely…

Storm eBike at $499

With respect to cycling, Storm eBike is taking things back down to basics. ‘Storm’ is an electric bicycle that perfectly combines practicality and low-price. It has an unusual aesthetic. Its tires (big round tubes) may increase effort when heading uphill,…

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Hanging Gardens

It’s official…urban areas are going bike crazy! Well here is a handy sustainable accessory to add to your repertoire of tactics to help reduce the negative effects of fossil fuels! How about taking some micro-greenery with you wherever you go?…

London Bike Superhighway

This week, Europe’s longest protected bike lane was given the go-ahead by the Mayor of London, ensuring bike-riders get a safe trip through London when travelling East to West. Currently, a similar route that runs North to South is also…

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IMPOSSIBLE TECH

A folding electric bicycle (Kickstarter funded) has been created by a cool company called Impossible Technology. The bike (called Impossible), is the result of a personal challenge to create a lightweight and durable vehicle, and then work out a way…

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INU Electric Scooter

  The INU electric scooter is a ultra-cool machine par excellence! It’s the latest desired gadget that has the potential to be a future means of transportation especially for denser urban areas. This electric-vehicle is clean, safe, simple to recharge…

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Paris Pollution

  Paris, France! In a fight against pollution, the mayor wants to ban ‘diesel-cars’ from the city by 2020 and have pedestrian-only neighbourhoods for city centres. This ‘anti-pollution’ plan will be aired at the next city-council meeting. In 2001, 40%…

China’s Smart Bike

Baidu (the Chinese search giant) has developed a bicycle equipped with amazing smart-fitness technology that includes tech for heart rate, pedal rate, pedal pressure and a host of other criteria that connect via Bluetooth to your smartphone. All this is…