I think we can safely say the summer is over and as autumn approaches so does more frequent bursts of rain. It is definitely time to get that mudguard put on the bike.
Who needs an iPod or an iPhone to listen to music when out cycling when you can have this record playing bike.
Cycling and talking to a fellow cyclist out on the road is not as easy as it looks even when there is only a small distance between you. We found this on Sunday on our Going Going Bike ride to Southend when communicating with a rider 5 to 10 metres in front or back of you was difficult as words got lost in the air.
There are a plethora of holders and mounts available out there for you to stick your mobile phone on your bike while you ride but you’d think having something like a tablet such as an iPad2 on a bike was somewhat impossible.
Anything that can make life easier in the developing world is very much appreciated by its citizens so a washing machine that runs on pedal power could be just the thing to alleviate time consumed by hand washing.
The awesome design superimposed on Tony Martin’s leg above is a prosthetic designed to make cycling easier for below the knees amputees. Apart from its fantastic look, the prosthetic has an elastomeric band that collects energy while riding, giving the cyclist added muscle strength.
Some weeks back we featured a blog on what was the best way to respond to a driver who yells at you when you are out cycling. Now we don’t want to be seen as promoting bad behaviour from a cyclist in any way but a US firm is marketing a mounted bike bell that allows voice message playback at a touch of a button.
Out riding and somehow you’ve moved into an area which you are not too familiar with. It happens to us all. Problem is that it can be difficult to keep on looking at Google Maps or your bike specific mapping app while trying to navigate your way to more familiar roads.
A puncture resistant inner tube sounds like the biking equivalent of the holy grail but tyre maker Michelin is giving it its best shot with the Protek Max inner tube.
We all know space is some cities is scarce so the Biketower bike parking innovation by German company E-bike Mobility could be just the very thing for cities looking to find innovative solutions to bike parking.