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Intel Custom-chopper finally retires in a glass case

04/26/2011, Back in 2007, to celebrate its 30th anniversary of being in the embedded business, Intel built a custom chopper that was just loaded with all the latest tech, and one hell of an engine. While it was so loaded with gadgets and high-end equipment, it...

Inflatable crash helmets stay hidden until needed

03/31/2011, If you’ve ever disliked the idea of wearing helmets while biking because it messes with your hairdo – you’re not alone. Well, a Swedish design company named Hövding has come up with a special crash helmet that resembles nothing like a...

Saline Bird bike runs on compressed air

03/18/2011, When you think of green vehicles, the last thing that comes to mind is stylish. But French designers Charles-Edouard Berche, Ugo Spagnolo , Adrien Fuinesl, Frédéric Dobbelstein and Jean-Philippe Paries beg to differ. They’ve come up with a concept...

Airspresso bike-pump espresso machine

03/10/2011, If you’re a fan of espressos and camping, the Airspresso might be the espresso maker just for you. Imagine this – you’re in the middle of the jungle with no Starbucks or power outlet within walking distance, and you’re desperate for...

Charge your Nokia phone with this bicycle charger

03/07/2011, If you enjoy cycling long distances, and listening to music at the same time, but you only have a mobile phone you might notice your phone constantly running out of juice whenever you need to make phone calls, Well Nokia has a solution to the problem....

The annoying bicycle anti-theft alarm

02/21/2011, If you own a bicycle that and you’re worried about people stealing it, you probably have the latest padlocks and chains to ensure that your bicycle won’t get stolen whenever you park it outdoors. But what happens when you feel it isn’t...

Panasonic electric bikes to help the elderly

02/04/2011, Panasonic has just released a new 20″ bicycle designed for the elderly in Japan. It has a low seat which is easy to get into, is perfect for carrying one passenger and with a basket in the front for storing small objects. The BE-ENS033 Electric...

Bamboo bike makes cycling even greener

12/28/2010, If you’re one of those people who refuse to take the bus or drive a car because it adds to the world’s pollution- you’re not alone. So, you’ve probably resorted to cycling or walking just to get to where you want to go. If...

Yike Bike Ready to Take on Segway, Goes on Sale Now

12/17/2010, After having been announced earlier this year, Yike Bike is finally available for purchase right now. If you’re looking for a compact, electric folding bike that’s lightweight and sturdy with its carbon fiber chassis, you can whip out your...

Concept: Foldable Electric Bike Can Store Your Belongings

10/21/2010, Bicycles are probably one of the more eco-friendly modes of transport, though you probably wouldn’t want to cycle for long distances on a daily basis. With that in mind, a designer has come up with an electric-powered bike that offers more than one...

SoBi Bike-sharing Lock Prototype Pictured

09/27/2010, Do you remember the SoBi bike-sharing system that we brought to your attention last month? Well, the folks over at SoBi have managed to come up with a finished working prototype (pictured above) and the system is now being tested. In case you aren’t...

E-Rider Electric Mountain Bike

09/10/2010, German bike-maker Conway has unveiled its E-Rider, a stylish electric mountain bike that is powered by a 36-volt lithium-ion battery pack. The battery is capable of powering the bike for a range of up to 110 kilometers and features a brushless motor that...

Foldable bike can be folded into a bag

08/19/2010, Most foldable bikes are highly portable, but the question is this – do they look good when folded? The answer is in the affirmative when you take into account the new foldale bike that was featured in Wallpaper magazine. Designed by Japanese makers...