MIT’s Smart Bike Wheel Revealed

December 15, 2009 / No Comments

Some people at MIT have been working on a smart wheel which can potentially revolutionize bicycle riding - and they just unveiled it at the Copenhagen Conference of Climate Change. The wheel has a battery which stores energy generated by you while you're cycling - and it can use that energy to give you a boost when you need it.

Tronix Ebike Exceed: The Foldable Bicycle With Electric Assist

October 19, 2009 / No Comments

For people who would love to take a bicycle to work or to move around town, but are discouraged by the long distances involved, this electric bicycle could be a great option. Developed by Philippines based company Innovatronix, the Tronix Ebike Exceed is a package suitable for a medium distance commute, and even for those who love to travel. This bicycle ...

Limited Edition Core 77 Dutch Master Bike

July 10, 2009 / No Comments

Bicycles have long been touted as the green secret for an individual who commutes a short distance on a daily basis. It sure saves fuel and and doesn't affect the environment. But it's hard to convince people into using bikes on a regular note, since we have cars because you have to make them familiar with the quality iteration. That's ...

Slovenian Hydro Pumped Storage Power Plant is a Biker’s Dream

July 2, 2009 / 2 Comments

Most bicyclists have a dream place in mind when it comes to enjoying their rides. What about an open (dug) plain-where you can try all possible antics that come to mind whilst riding a bicycle For the ones who've always wanted an opportunity such as this, the Slovenian Hydro Pumped Storage Power Plant is an ideal place. But only when ...

Factor001, a Pedal-powered Speedster

March 11, 2009 / No Comments

Bike commuting to work sounds like a great thing both for your health and the Earth's. But when you have one of these Factor001, it's like going on a date and driving a Ferrari. Known as the world’s most advanced bicycle, it's been built by the F1 engineering specialists from BERU f1systems as "a ground-breaking training tool combining innovative design ...

Green Commuting: Organik Motion Bike

February 11, 2009 / 1 Comment

Green commuting is something rare in most big cities, as people find it hard to integrate their own personal bicycle ride with the local transportation system. Yet, commuting over short distances on an ultra-cool and ergonomically styled modern bike is something that has plenty of appeal. And that's what the Organik motion Bike is all about. Aimed at encouraging modern urban ...

College Students Build Hydrogen Fuel Cell-powered Motorcycle

February 3, 2009 / 2 Comments

It is no new fact that hydrogen fuel cell-powered vehicles are the future for automobile industry as they are both an economical and ecologically the smart option. With crude oil becoming an absolute premium with each passing day, fuel cells are becoming more of a reality. With that in mind, Alex Bell and Andres Pacheco - engineering students at Swarthmore College, ...

Biking to Work For Better Health and Productivity

January 27, 2009 / No Comments

If anyone was wondering why the Dutch are not only healthier but also more productive than others, we have the answer: "Employees who regularly travel to work by bike are, on average, ill one day less a year than the others. Therefore they are better value." It doesn't surprise us, because we already knew that cars make us fat, but bringing ...

Solar Powered Moof Bike, How?

January 15, 2009 / 2 Comments

On display at the CES this year and designed by Amsterdam-based designer Ties Carlier, the Moof bike is both fascinating and intriguing as it seems to have put us in a bit of a spin. This very Spartan-styled bike has clean and clear straight lines, looks very robust and is stylish enough to be taken out on the street. Rather than ...

Winterize Your Bike Ride in Four Easy Steps

November 20, 2008 / No Comments

No matter what people tell you, one of the best ways to go green is by cycling around the neighborhood whenever possible instead of using your car for every short ride. If you happen to be a fitness freak, then you will also find this as a great way to keep fit and enjoy your ride as you go along. But ...