Bike

Priority Cycles’ latest Kickstarter is the Coast, a rust-proof surf bike

This past week I made it my mission to see what was going on in downtown Manhattan. A well-timed email here, a hastily caught train there, and I found myself at the headquarters of Priority Cycles --

Vanhawks Raises $1.6M To Help Put The Valour Smartbike On The Road

Smartbike startup Vanhawks, part of the Y Combinator Winter 2015 class, has raised $1.6 million from Real Ventures, Olympic triathlon gold medallist Simon Whitfield, Brenda Irwin of Relentless Pursuit

Me-Mover Step-Powered Stand-Up Bike Gets Funded On Kickstarter

Move over Segway, there's a new stand-up personal transporter in town. Or there will be come August when the first machines are scheduled to ship to Kickstarter backers. More than 200 users of the cro

FlyKly Electric Bikes Are Coming To San Francisco

Electric bike maker <a href="http://flykly.com/">FlyKly</a> is <a href="http://blog.flykly.com/?attachment_id=224">bringing</a> its stylish, powerful and eco-friendly bikes to San Francisco after havi

Brainy Bike Will Tweet Its Feelings

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/08/Screen-shot-2010-08-10-at-11.06.58-AM.jpg">Meet Precious. Precious will ride from the Atlantic to the Pacific, Tweeting his stats along t

VW rolls out folding electric bicycle

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/volkswagen-electric-bicycle.jpg" />Volkswagen just announced their latest gadget, the Bik.e - a folding electric bicycle designed to fit

Taga: Bike to stroller in 20 seconds

Party people put your hands in the air because Taga wants you to know that their stroller/bike system is rockin’ the block. The company has been flogging their transforming bike for about a year

DIY: Flat pack scooters and bike

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/02/scooter.jpg" />I'm not sure exactly how useful these things are, but as a concept they are definitely cool. Flat pack furniture, sure. Bu

Recharge your gadgets with your bike

<img src="http://crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/biologic_freecharge_charge.jpg" alt="freecharge" />If you have a dynamo generator-equipped bike, $100, and a USB-powered gadget that needs ch

Video: The Contortionist is a truly portable bike

It doesn’t take much to understand just how innovative and usefully this one-off bike could be for so many people. It was created by a 24-year old who wanted a bike that could pack up into a sma

Do not ride a bike down 8 Mile with Joyrider LEDs; you will die

There is absolute no way on this green earth that I would ride a bike with these LEDs on any street with the exception of maybe a deserted Montana road or in a sleepy Vermont town. Sure, the LED-

DIY Speed-Vest

Aimed at safety, the Speed-Vest displays how bad-ass you are on a two-wheel’d steed. The numbers are displayed via electro-luminescent wire controlled by an open-source embedded ‘puter. Wi

James Perse gadgetless beach cruiser bike

Forgive us. This post won’t highlight something made out of carbon fiber or have LED lights. No micro-processor or iPhone crap. Nope. Just a classic vintage-style beach cruiser. We don’t k

DIY "Porteur" rack

Perfect for paper boys or urban dwellers, this crafty porteur rack only looks like a 3-beer project. Really, all the rack consists of are metal shelf supports and some elbow grease. The shelve support

‘Mowercycle’ looks pretty sweet, though it still doesn’t make me want to mow the lawn

Know what’s great about owning a home? Nothing. Just ask me, I used to own one. In retrospect, I should have just bought a gigantic hole and a cheap shovel and set aside a weekend to scoop five year

Cell-phone activated bike stun gun

Naked man? Check. A bunch of crap on a table? Check. A rambling description of a project that seems a bit to complex to work? Check. Five minutes of your life that could have been more efficiently spe

Panasonic presents electric bike recharging its battery via the braking system

Last week Panasonic presented [JP] a new electric bicycle to be released on the Japanese market on August 20. The so-called Vivi RX 10-S will cost $1,400. Panasonic hasn’t said yet whether they

Oh puh-lease: A treadmill bike? Get the hell outta here

I’m going to go on record and say that this is fake. Sure, there’s a product page that appears to be selling it for $2500, Canadian, and sure, it’s got some customer reviews, but I r

Magic Wheel is like a broken bike skateboard thing

I…don’t get it. That doesn’t matter, though, because I bet we’ll start seeing these things all over the place. It’s called the “Magic Wheel” and it appears to

Peter Ha's reign of bike terror has finally ended

Well, folks, they caught him. Our own Peter Ha, aka Robert Stewart, was caught red-handed trying to have sex with a bicycle in Ayr, UK. Gail Davidson, prosecuting, told Ayr Sheriff Court: “They
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