Content tagged with Bicycle

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EcoHelmet: the Guardian Angel of Bike Share Users?

Bike share schemes are all the rage these days. They’re good for the environment, reduce traffic congestion and keep urban cyclists fit – unless they get in an accident, of course. The possibility of spontaneously renting a bike usually comes with the downfall that users do not carry a helmet. But a lightweight, foldable and cheap helmet could be a game changer. Read on

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Would-be Bicycle Thieves Beware: Stealing Can Make You Sick. Literally.

Bicycle popularity in cities is growing. Not only do they provide clean and cheap mobility, help reduce traffic congestion, and keep the air more breathable, but the health and fitness angle is a also a great pull for many commuters. Yet, one little problem remains: bike theft. But the clever folks at Skunk Lock have come up with an interesting idea to tackle it. Read on

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This Bike Is Going the Extra Mile for Education

Bicycles are back. Ok they never went away, but riding a bike has never been so cool, with bike models designed to meet a growing range of needs and tastes increasingly on the market. Any respectable city will boast cool cycle-shops, and hip bike-riders to match. Some bikes, however, just go the extra mile like those from Vélosophy that help support girls education. Read on

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The World's First Covered Bike Path - Berlin's Latest Arrival?

An 8.9 km long, covered bike lane, passing right through the heart of Berlin? Amazingly-designed and full of innovative technologies? It might not be as crazy as it sounds: the actual route already exists, and with the help of just a few small changes, the concept could soon become reality. RESET talked to Simon Wöhr, one of the brains behind the scheme. Read on