Micro-collapsible bike helmet packs flat, inflates in 30 seconds

Using a series of inflatable ribs, the all-new Ventete aH-1 bicycle helmet folds like an accordion when deflated to carry as easily as a laptop. When it’s time to saddle up, it inflates back into helmet form via an electric pocket pump in a matter of s… Continue reading Micro-collapsible bike helmet packs flat, inflates in 30 seconds

Zwift ventures into the real world, with its first-ever stationary bike

While Zwift is the biggest name in massive multiplayer online cycling platforms, Wahoo Fitness is one of the biggest in indoor trainers. The two companies have now joined forces to create the first-ever Zwift-optimized stationary bike, the Zwift Ride.C… Continue reading Zwift ventures into the real world, with its first-ever stationary bike

Butt-friendly bike seat moves with your legs

The vabsRider is claimed to be

If you don’t want a part of your body to get sore, then that part shouldn’t be pushing against something that doesn’t move along with it. That’s the thinking behind the vabsRider bicycle saddle, the two sides of which pivot in time with your pedaling.

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Air Seat aims to put full-floating suspension under cyclists’ butts

Nobody likes getting a sore bum when cycling. The Air Seat is made with that fact in mind, as it adds what is described as a “full-floating” coil suspension system to existing saddles.Continue ReadingCategory: Bicycles, TransportTags: Cycling, Suspensi… Continue reading Air Seat aims to put full-floating suspension under cyclists’ butts

McLaren’s eMTB: The most powerful trail-legal bike on the planet

The McLaren Extreme 600 is reportedly the world’s most powerful trail-legal electric mountain bike

You can now buy a brand-new McLaren for just US$7,950! We should point out that the vehicle is not a supercar but an electric mountain bike – one of four models that the British automaker has just announced. Another in that lineup is said to be the most powerful of its kind.

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Plug-and-play bike wearables clip everyday shoes into clipless pedals

Clipless bicycle shoes are great for cycling, but not a whole lot else. German company ClipClap looks to offer everyday cyclists a way of getting those clipless cleats off ASAP, a welcome alternative from hobbling around town in uncomfortable bike shoe… Continue reading Plug-and-play bike wearables clip everyday shoes into clipless pedals

17-lb titanium Firefly MiniVelo bike globetrots in a Rimowa suitcase

If you had piles of cash to spend on a custom-made packable bike, what kind would you get? Well, Malaysian horologist Ming Thein got a titanium number that can be taken apart to fit inside his own Rimowa suitcase – it’s called the Firefly MiniVelo.Cont… Continue reading 17-lb titanium Firefly MiniVelo bike globetrots in a Rimowa suitcase

Trek’s CarBack bike radar gives next-level warnings on what’s behind you

If you’re worried about being unexpectedly overtaken by cars while you’re cycling, Trek’s new CarBack may be just the ticket. It’s not the only bicycle radar device on the market, but it is claimed to be the best in several ways.Continue ReadingCategor… Continue reading Trek’s CarBack bike radar gives next-level warnings on what’s behind you

All-carbon 30-lb Urban Racer commuter ebike is ready to hit city streets

Ofiito’s Urban Racer ebike features a full carbon frame, integrated automatic lighting, and a rear hub motor that can be removed when you just wanna go human-powered. What’s more, the whole shebang is claimed to weigh a mere 30.2 lb (13.7 kg).Continue … Continue reading All-carbon 30-lb Urban Racer commuter ebike is ready to hit city streets

Motorized bike trailer clears lanes of dangerous glass and debris

A bicycle-towed electric street sweeper may soon be clearing gravel, broken glass, bits of metal and other debris off a bike lane near you. Known as the Bike Lane Sweeper, the device is already being trialled at multiple locations in Canada and the US…. Continue reading Motorized bike trailer clears lanes of dangerous glass and debris