The Paravelo flying bicycle lets you thumb your nose at traffic congestion from altitudes as high as 4000 feet.
The man in the video looks like he's ready for the Tour de France. He's got his bike helmet on, his shades ready and his bike shorts are as skin-tight as ever, but what's that he's riding? Yeah, that's a tiny bicycle that he pulled out of his backpack!
Any bike can give you a good workout, but almost all of the effort comes from your legs with very little input from your upper body. The RaXibo is designed to spread out the load, but letting your arms get in on the action.
Sure, there have been stealthy bikes around here in the past , but the BMC UC01 City Bike takes it to a new level: a carbon belt drive replaces the chain, rendering the bike completely silent to match its black paint job.
So now there's a bike horn louder than a concord jet. Which is good since bike riding in an urban environment can be a dicey task, and those little metal bells mom bought last Christmas aren't always great for warning motorists of your existence. A problem that will probably only worsen when robots live among us.
What happens when you leave a bike locked to a post on a New York City street? If you answered it goes missing, you'd be right but you might be surprised at how. Instead of being "liberated" in one piece and quickly, the Lifecycle project shows the bicycle and its accessories gradually disappear bit by bit over a year's time.
A city without dedicated bike lanes is a biker's worst nightmare. It means weaving in and out of car traffic and putting your own life in danger unless you wear a reflective vest. Always be seen on the streets with this bicycle that gives the driver a seat above traffic.
Good news for anyone dreaming about getting a shiny new Audi for cruising through town, the price of entry has just come down significantly. There is a catch however, because that mid-engined driving force is you.
Some designs are so fundamentally perfect, that there's little point in trying to improve them. The wheel probably sits right at the top of that list, to the point where the expression 'reinventing the wheel' is used to describe this...
When I was a kid, I had dynamo powered lights on my bike. They worked great as long as you were moving along, but quickly dimmed if you slowed down or stopped. Now a California company called High Tide Associates...