There are two like, a block-and-a-half apart on Damen as of last weekend, and I just spotted another Divvy bike rental kiosk going up in Oak Park. Where there was nothing six months ago, there are now dozens of these things, and commuters on Divvy bikes are becoming a commonplace thing in Chicago.
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European startup CLOSCA has a unique answer to the “Where can I put the helmet after I use my bike?” and “Why wearing a sport helmet if I seek a trendy look?” questions: a good-looking, collapsible bike helmet.
Mercedes’ Smart brand has had its starts and stumbles in the US market, but it’s finding a niche among the alternative transportation crowd that just wants to get around town and get in and out of a parking space with minimal cost and minimum hassle … just like America’s scooterists. Smart’s next move, then, seems […]
This Detonator electric chopper is long, low, and lust-worthy. If Wired’s fact-checkers are to believed, however, it’s also a totally unauthorized copy of someone else’s work … and if that’s not a problem already, I imagine it soon will be. The Detonator seen here was built by Parker Bros. customs, who gained notoriety earlier this […]
Simply put, Mu lets you rent a bicycle, a scooter for cross-town visits, a car for longer trips, or a large van for moving – all for a (relatively) low monthly fee. Mu is, in other words, sort of like a car-sharing service and sort of like an EV service, but with the added flexibility of an electric bike rental or scooter rental … all in one.