Browsing the "cyclist" Tag

Stylish Bicycle Panties Make Bike Commuting Painless (w/ video)

August 30th, 2013 | by Jo Borrás

These URBANIST Cycling bicycle panties seem to go a long way towards making urban cycling easier and more comfortable on sensitive lady bits, and might be just the thing to encourage a number of women to take a chance on urban bike rentals, or pick up their own sexy two-wheeler and take another car off the road!


Sawyer Cycles Builds a Flat-pack Chopper-style IKEA Bicycle

August 23rd, 2013 | by Jo Borrás

We’re a flat-pack generation, but we still want to feel like we have something cool, stylish, and uniquely “us” whenever we make a big purchase. If Dutch artist Jurgen Kuipers gets his way, we’ll soon have a cool, stylish, flat-back bicycle with plenty of opportunities to customize the thing and make it uniquely ours. Jurgen’s calling his “IKEA bicycle” design the Sawyer Cycles chopper, and it’s brilliant!


Turn Your Bike into an Electric Bicycle in SECONDS (w/ video)

July 28th, 2013 | by Jo Borrás

The Rubbee electric bicycle conversion works by quickly attaching itself to your bike’s seat post with a spinning plastic wheel that “rubs” against your bicycle’s back tire, propelling you forward. It’s not quite as effective or efficient as a hub motor, but with a pricetag of just $1000 and nearly universal compatibility it might just be a winner


Wireless Brake Light Video Uses a Sexy Estonian to Get My Attention

July 3rd, 2013 | by Jo Borrás

Velodroom’s wireless bicycle brake light has no on/off switch. Instead, it uses a built-in accelerometer (g-meter) to detect when the rider is slowing down, which kicks on the 3 watt LED brake light. It’s a clever concept that takes the responsibility of signaling drivers off of the rider’s hand-signals (which take their hands off the handlebars) and one that the Velodroom’s designer, Indrek Rebane, claims is clearly visible from over 900 feet away!


Any Estonian Cafe Racers Out There?

June 21st, 2013 | by Jo Borrás

When you think of a country that’s all about sexy curves and an unrestrained, almost sexual aggressiveness, Estonia is probably not what immediately comes to mind (sorry, Tiina). All the same, this cafe-racer-inspired bicycle from the mind of Indrek Narusk is an all-Estonian masterpiece that looks and rides like nothing else powered by your own two feetsies


Dear Government, When do Cyclists Start to Matter?

June 19th, 2013 | by Jo Borrás

I was riding in the bike lane on Toronto’s Harbord Street last week during the afternoon rush hour and thought boy, there sure are a lot of bikes, so many that I stopped to take a photo of them. It turns out that this wasn’t an aberration, but a significant trend. Cycle Toronto recently did a traffic count and found that in the course of a day, fully 45% of the vehicles on Harbord Street were bicycles


Video: Banana Hammock + Bike = BananaHama Kickstarter

June 9th, 2013 | by Jo Borrás

If you’ve ever looked at a cozy, comfy hammock strung up between a pair of thick palm trees and thought “Man! I wish that thing had wheels!”, then the people behined the BananaHama recumbent bicycle have something they’d like to sell you



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