Browsing the "pedal" Tag

Production Smart Bicycle Launched at Detroit Auto Show

January 15th, 2014 | by Jo Borrás

The production version of the pedal/electric Smart bicycle quietly debuted at this year's Detroit Auto Show carrying a $2950 price tag. Along with the price, the bikes carried a features list full of clever, high-end components aimed at making the bikes both more durable, and more convenient, for its end-users


EPIC DIY WIN! World's Smallest Camper – All Hail the Cramper!

June 8th, 2013 | by Jo Borrás

“We wanted the camper to be finished to the highest quality,” says Andy Saunders, of his innovative Cramper RV. “Inside, it’s fully insulated and upholstered, it has a twin hob to cook on, a sink to wash up in. It’s got a big side window and even a small bed for a power nap ... everyone who sees it says ‘Wow!’.”


Carbon-Monocoque Electric Bike Might Be Worth Price of Admission

December 4th, 2012 | by Jo Borrás

If you think the twin disc brake setup of the LEAOS pedal-electric bicycle hints at the bike's performance, you're right. With a 36V 250W electric assist helping you push the pedals through an 8-speed Shimano Alfine gearest, this high-end, carbon monocoque bike is more than capable of blitzing through modern day traffic with (what promises to be) as much "go" as a small scooter


New Cannondale CERV is a Tour Transformer

September 13th, 2012 | by Jo Borrás

Cannondale's new CERV concept (Continuously Ergonomic Race Vehicle) was developed as a working prototype by Ohio-based Priority Designs. The design had to allow the handlebars to move up and down without altering the distance from the bike seat to the crank, maximizing rider comfort and muscle efficiency


Mu by Peugeot Lets You Rent EVs, e-Bikes, and More (video)

October 24th, 2011 | by Jo Borrás

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


Around the World on 3 Wheels + Solar Power: Icare Twike (video)

August 30th, 2011 | by Jo Borrás

Just imagine that the oil dried up, some big war was fought, and all the people who worry about stock algorithms were taken out as collateral damage. Imagine, in other words, that the s*** went down, and only the nice guys were left. Real “the meek shall inherit the Earth” stuff. That rig up there? That's what those nice guys will be driving across the deserts



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