bicycle

  • The Raspberry Pi Dynamic Headlight Can Tell You How Fast You’re Cycling

    A Brooklynite named Matt Richardson has built a working prototype of a bicycle headlight that uses a Raspberry Pi to project his current traveling speed as he rides around the city. Richardson calls it the Raspberry Pi Dynamic Headlight, and it’s one of those jaw-dropping DIY projects that makes you wonder why this isn’t something you can buy in a store yet. Read More

  • FlyKly Electric Bikes Are Coming To San Francisco

    FlyKly Electric Bikes Are Coming To San Francisco

    Electric bike maker FlyKly is bringing its stylish, powerful and eco-friendly bikes to San Francisco after having a blowout launch in New York earlier this summer. The company, which opened up shop on June 20th, sold out its entire stock of bikes in July at a pop-up store in Soho. Now, the bikes are being made available in San Francisco. Read More

  • The Stemie – You'd Be Nuts To Ride Without One

    The Stemie – You'd Be Nuts To Ride Without One

    There's nothing worse then having a bicycle accident when you're riding balls-out. Not only do you take a nasty spill, there's also the risk of permanent trauma to your junk. Not to mention the temporary embarrassment of crawling on the ground clutching your sack. Luckily, the Stemie is designed to help prevent permanent damage, but it won't help with that temporary shame. Read More

  • Meet The Bicycle That Fits In A Briefcase

    Meet The Bicycle That Fits In A Briefcase

    When you say "foldable bicycle", the first thing that comes to mind are those ugly little things with small tires, intended for the vacationer set. Turns out that there are other designs as well, bicycles that you wouldn't be embarrassed to ride in public, but will still fold up small enough to fit into a briefcase. Read More

  • Prototype Electric Motor Works With Any Bicycle

    Prototype Electric Motor Works With Any Bicycle

    MIT students have developed the "Copenhagen Wheel", a device intended to be attached to any standard bicycle to turn it into an electric. The Wheel contains a motor, batteries, and gear system all inside a single hub, and is intended to help cyclists with hilly terrain and over long distances. Interestingly, there are also sensors that will link with cycling-related mobile apps. Of course, the hub… Read More

  • Apple Applies For Bicycle Computer Patent

    Apple Applies For Bicycle Computer Patent

    It looks like Apple is working on a new project. If nothing else, we know they are thinking about it due to a patent that was published today. So what’s the new project? Some type of bicycle computer. There are of course bicycle computer products on the market today, but with some exceptions they’re pretty limited. Knowing Apple, it’s safe to say that if they are getting into the… Read More

  • Ride the City app helps you to not die on your bicycle

    Ride the City app helps you to not die on your bicycle

    Let's be honest; riding a bicycle is a great way to save money and the environment, but it can be dangerous at times. In some cities, it can be downright deadly. So what can you do to protect yourself? You could become a militant bicycle rider that hunts down bad drivers, or you could learn the safest route. The good news is there's an app for learning the safe way to go. Read More

  • Hotel lets patrons pedal for their supper

    Hotel lets patrons pedal for their supper

    Here's a surprisingly green idea from a hotel in Copenhagen. The ultra-modern Crowne Plaza Copenhagen Towers has set up two stationary bicycles and attached them to generators, with an iPhone connected to the handlebars. Time to work for that dinner! Read More

  • Rat Rod bikes – the bicycle as art?

    Rat Rod bikes – the bicycle as art?

    Living in Nevada, I get to see all kinds of art projects on the road as Burning Man approaches. I will admit however, that none of them look quite as cool as these, a combination of the "rat-rod" and an art bicycle. Read More

  • Nine mechanical engineers build a spokeless bicycle

    Nine mechanical engineers build a spokeless bicycle

    Nine mechanical engineering majors had a dilemma: what do you do for your mechanical design class when you only have a semester? Well, this guys decided to build a spokeless bicycle. Admittedly, only the back wheel is spokeless, but there are reasons for that. Read More