bicycles

Spin unveils its stationless electric bike

Spin is adding an electric bike to its fleet of station-less bicycles for bike sharing. The Spin bike can travel up to 50 miles with a full charge and has batteries that the company says can be easil

The Jolt is a $500 electric bike for the masses

Electric bikes range in price but the best ones come in just north of $1,000. Now, however, you can own a foldable electric bike with a 50 mile range for less than $500. The Jolt ebike, created by a g

Uber’s self-driving cars put cyclists at risk, warns bike advocate group

Uber, the transportation-on-demand behemoth, courted controversy this past week when it started to test its self-driving cars on public roads in San Francisco without the state’s permission. T

Zwift merges indoor fitness with massive multi-player online gaming

At its core, Zwift is indoor cycling software. But layered on top of its functionality is a community that in the two years the company has been operating has grown in both scale and sheer strength. A

Google talks up its self-driving cars’ cyclist-detection algorithms

Today might be conspicuous in the annals of autonomous vehicles for a more serious reason, but another month is over and Google has issued its self-driving car report for June. In it are some interest

Velodroom Does What Every Bike Light Should – Responds To Your Ride And Turns On And Off Automatically

Tartu, Estonia-based startup Velodroom leverages tech to solve a problem any bike commuter can sympathize with – how to add lights to your ride that are convenient to use and require absolutely noth

Porsche’s Sport And Rennsport Bikes, For The Car-Loving Cyclist

We've already seen bikes from both <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/03/31/audi-gets-into-the-bike-game-presumably-to-compete-with-mclaren/">Audi</a> and <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2

This Wood Bike Looks Like It Came Out Of Minecraft – In A Good Way

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/bike_3.jpg" />The last wooden bike we saw,<a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/2011/03/31/audi-gets-into-the-bike-game-presumably-to-compet

"Roundtail" Bike: Cool Or Just Loopy?

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/wtf-620x465.jpg" />Just take a look at that. What's going on here? This radically different bike frame design is called the Roundtail, an

Yamaha Doubles Number Of Charging Cycles Of Batteries Used In E-Bikes

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/yamaha_battery.png" /> Yamaha Motors <a href="http://www.yamaha-motor.co.jp/news/2011/0216/pas.html">announced</a> [JP] they have made a

Flea 2.0 USB Rechargeable Bike Light Powers Your Night With The Light Of Day

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/Flea-2-620x451.jpg" alt="" title="Flea-2" width="620" height="451" class="aligncenter size-medium wp-image-205652" /> Tired of attemptin

Panasonic Announces E-Bike Specifically Designed For High-School Students

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/bike_panasonic-620x465.jpg" /> While e-bikes are struggling on their way to enter the mainstream in other places of the world, makers in

Bamboo Bike Kit Lets You Build… Yes, A Bamboo Bike, How Did You Know

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/bamboooo.jpg" />We see bamboo here and there on CrunchGear (the <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/2010/12/16/dodocase-review-ipad/">Dodo

Hungarian "Stringbike" Reinvents The Wheel

Technically, it’s reinventing the wheel-shaped gear system found on most bikes. But I can never resist a ready-made headline. This weirdo bike uses a pair of pulleys instead of the chain and gea

I Want A Complete Set Of These Excellent Puma Cargo Bikes

These stylish Puma Mopion bikes, designed by Biomega, are focused on on carrying capacity and lightness. The frames are aluminum and as you can see, differ from traditional and hardtail designs. Perso

PAS Brace-L: Yamaha's cool, men-only electric bike

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/06/PAS-Brace-L-620x413.jpg" /> We’ve covered <a href="http://search.beta.techcrunch.com/query.php?s=electric+bicycle">plenty of electric

Good idea: spot for briefcase on a bike. Bad idea: bike costs $1300

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/bikey.jpg" />That's a nice looking bike. A bit of suspension on the front... nice commuter frame... I'd pay $500. What's that, it costs m

Concept bike from Peugeot looks amazing, but is it practical?

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/02/puegot-concept-bicycle1-620x364.jpg" />The bicycle, my friends, has gone through many refinements, but not as many serious changes. Look

YikeBike: A small, folding, electric bicycle

<img src="http://crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/launchimage10.jpg" alt="YikeBike" />Yikes! Bikes! Fruit Stripe Gum! This is the YikeBike. It looks like a unicycle with a second, stabilizing

Bicycle-mounted mobile phone chargers actually improve Kenyan lives

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/kenyabike.jpg" />Two dollars is a princely sum in Kenya. But that's what people there have to pay to charge their mobile phone at a charg
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