A prompt return of a recently stolen GoCycle electric bike makes this a fun and somewhat full-circle story. It also explores theft in the modern-day age of communications and electric vehicles. The facts as we are aware: A GoCycle electric bike was stolen in London but came back to the owner via taxi cab, delivered [...]
Electric Bike Thief Returns Bike To Owner In Taxi (It’s Complicated) was originally published on Bikocity.
To be young, with bicycle, perhaps money to travel and explore the world. Where would you bike? Well, Strava Labs can give you a good idea. It is highlighting where people bike and walk via heatmaps. “The Strava dataset is growing by over 2 million activities a week and already contains 250 billion gps data points. Here on [...]
Strava Labs — A Global Dataset & Heatmap was originally published on Bikocity.
The things we carry on our bicycles: groceries, children, laptops, flowers, large bags, Teddy’s terrier, mulch for the garden — in other words, what don’t we carry on our bicycles? Thanks to a recent consumer test, organized and managed by the Danish Cyclist Federation, not only will we soon know what accessories are reliable and [...]
Bicycle Accessories — Which Are Reliable & Right For You? CycleLogistics Consumer Test Report was originally published on Bikocity.
Ah, now here is a light version of Hillary and Bill as they keep it together after all these years. The couple levitates in harmony on the invisible power of bikes. Who knew they had such skills. Maybe they are studying transcendental mediation to match Bill’s veganism and keep their balance. My Modern Met, published some [...]
Invisible Bicycles & Levitation — Fun Freedom From Fossil Fuels With Celebrities was originally published on Bikocity.
BMW Cruise e-Bike 2014 is a “pedelec,” suggesting that, as you pedal, the Bosch electric motor also puts out 48 Newton meters of torque (35.4 pound-feet) to help you along. The added momentum comes with any tiny amount of action. This is a BMW — good to remember if you are leaving a position of [...]
BMW Cruise e-Bike 2014 was originally published on Bikocity.
The creator of BitLock has a vision of networking and sharable objects. This vision speaks directly to today’s bike culture on a cool, down-to-earth, and yet contemporary-techno dimension. The particular sharable objects are a bike and a BitLock. A BitLock is a bike lock which is easily controlled by a smartphone. Urban bike culture has been waiting [...]
BitLock — Throw Away Your Key, This Is An Awesome Bike Lock With Truly Useful Smartphone Links was originally published on Bikocity.