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Most mountain bikers wouldn't want shock absorbers that were simply springy air chambers with no damping. According to the guys at CushCore, however, that's exactly what tires are. Their solution? An energy-absorbing foam insert that sits inside a tubeless tire, acting as a damper while also adding flat protection and improving cornering...Continue Reading Foam insert puts a damper on bouncy
When a cyclist has to change a high-pressure tire at the side of the road, pumping it back up using a compact hand pump can be quite the hassle. That's why many bikers utilize compressed air canisters, although they're not reusable. Another alternative was unveiled at Interbike this week, however – the pocketable miniFumpa battery electric pump...Continue Reading Li'l electric bike pump pops
its mix of city bike features combined with moped physiognomy and power make it a sturdy and reliable companion for contemporary urban transport.The post skibsted + biomega extends its product portfolio with the AMS E-low electric bike appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
BMW builds some of the hottest metal on four wheels, but it also has a history of running off on tangents. From lightweight bikes to bobsleds, the company isn't scared to try things outside its traditional realm. The latest side-project is the M Bike Limited Carbon, designed to celebrate the upcoming M5 super-sedan. ..Continue Reading M Bike Limited Carbon channels the M5 on two wheels ... so
Bikes with wooden frames are often thought of as being fine and classy … not unlike single malt Scotch whiskies. With that in mind, Portland, Oregon-based Renovo Hardwood Bicycles has partnered with Scottish distillery Glenmorangie to create the Glenmorangie Original – a limited-edition bike made from reclaimed whisky casks...Continue Reading One for the road – wooden bike made from wh
When it comes to cycling in the rain, probably the best way of staying dry is to simply wear a full-body rain suit. Putting it on and taking it off can be a hassle, though, plus you can get pretty hot underneath it. Using a poncho is one alternative, but German inventor Thomas Schmidt has come up with another … it's a bicycle-mounted umbrella that you stick your head through...Continue
Here in Marlborough, New Zealand, I've been able to indulge two of my passions: night sky photography and mountain biking. But my time in this part of the world is almost up, and lately I've been wondering how I can combine these. So a couple of weeks ago I did a bit of location scoping around the outlying hills. I jogged to the top of the mountain bike park, and ended up at a spot that I might b
The health dangers of spending all day sitting behind a desk have become well known in recent years, leading to an explosion in the popularity of standing and sit-stand desks. There have also been efforts to make the deskbound more active, such as the NextDesk Velo or DeskCycle, and now California-based FlexiSpot is taking this idea one step further with its Deskcise Pro, which brings a stand
the rayvolt cruzer is a vintage café racer-styled electric bicycle that can carry a surfboard.The post rayvolt’s cruzer is a vintage-styled electric bike built for the beach appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Bike lights … although they do make for safer cycling, they're also one more thing to think about. With that in mind, Light & Motion has just released its new Vibe system. It consists of a headlight and tail light that have no switches anywhere on them, instead relying on sensors to automatically turn on and off, and to switch between output modes...Continue Reading Automatic bike ligh is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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