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4 Pro Tips Every Beginner Mountain Biker Needs to Know

Your friends are on the dirt getting rad. You want to join them. (You also want to get home in one piece.) Here’s how to get started.<p>Every mountain biker remembers their first time. You’re on a bicycle, which makes sense, riding over rocks, across streams, and over all types of amazing …

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An e-Bike Everyone Can Get Behind - Sea Otter 2017

VIDEOS<p>Add to Favorites<p>You must login to Pinkbike.<p>Don't have an account? Sign up<p>Add to Favorites<p>Must Read This Week<p>Carbon vs Aluminum: Separating …

TDU 2017 Tech: Robert Gesink’s Lotto Jumbo Bianchi Oltre X4

Lotto NL-Jumbo is the second team in the World Tour whose name sponsor is a lottery, the other being Lotto Soudal. The team is sponsored by the Dutch …

Industrial Design: Noordung Electric Bike

Let’s share this minimal and yet packed of features industrial design of an electric bike named: Noordung. Originally coming from Slovenia, there …

Raleigh updates classics with gorgeous Clubman Carbon, plus new steel endurance road bikes

The Raleigh Clubman model name goes back to the 1940’s when it was a steel road bike. Now, they’ve introduced a thoroughly modern and stunningly …

Here's How the 2017 MINI Countryman Was Revealed in LA

It’s been almost a month since the 2017 MINI Countryman made its world debut in front of a live audience at the Los Angeles Auto Show. Being brought …

Why You Should Throw Your Rim Brakes in the Trash

Each time I write about the proliferation and advantages of disc brakes on road bikes, a litany of naysayers parry. Common criticisms: disc brakes are unreliable and finicky, heavier than rim varieties, hinder aerodynamics, fade because of overheating, prevent fast wheel changes, and are dangerous …

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IKEA's $400 flat-pack city bike will hit US stores in February

<b>The next time you're going to pick up a few pieces of furniture from this iconic retailer, take a look at the company's new Sladda bike.</b><p>Somewhere …

Blu Dot Debuts a Minimalist Bike Of Its Own

It's a big week for modern furniture brands and bikes. Minneapolis-based Blu Dot debuted an exciting collaboration with Minnesotan-made Handsome …

Minimalism

Lightweight e-bike makes city commuting a breeze

This foldable bike can even fit in your tiny apartment<p>One of the most frustrating parts about using a bike to commute in the city is the problem of storage. It can be hard to fit a queen-size bed in some urban apartments, much less a full-sized bike. Luckily, folding e-bikes are becoming …

Brompton pins hopes – and profits – on new fold-up electric bike

Annual profits slump 40% after London firm invests heavily in new factory and its ‘montrously unique’ electric model<p>The maker of the Brompton fold-up bike is hoping the launch of an electric model this year will kickstart growth after a 40% fall in annual profits.<p>Underlying profits at Brompton …

Electric Vehicles

Somewhere between e-bike and electric motorcycle lies the sassy and stylish M-1

<b>Can't decide whether you want to buy an electric bike or an electric motorcycle? The M-1 may be the answer.</b><p>When it comes to electric mobility …

Motorcycles

Ebikes: I Sing the Ride Electric

Let me make a prediction: You will buy an E-Bike, and like me, you will love having one.<p><i>Wallerang Ebike</i><p>Over the last six months, I've been testing a wide variety of E-bikes and have come to believe strongly that E-bikes are in the future for many of us, specifically those over 50, but in time, for …

Electric Vehicles

The Schwinn Cruiser They've Been Eyeing

by erni_masoJul 12, 2016<p>Top favorable review<p>At 78 it is a CHALLENGE!!!!!!!!!!!<p>It is not easy to assemble and the directions are NOT very clear for this model. I did think about returning it ..BUT finally managed to complete the assembly . There was an ad attached that said "free assembly", but of …

Win a 2017 Merida One-Sixty

24 December draw is now closed. The winner of the 2017 Merida One-Sixty is @matmoseley7 - congratulations!<p><i>PRIZE DETAILS:</i><p>Completely new for 2017 - our …

Mountain Biking

5 Ways Not to Get Killed While Cycling

Be prepared, visible, predictable, and assertive. But don’t be a jerk.<p>Recently, I wrote a helpful guide for motorists called “5 Ways Not to Kill …

Cycling

I Let A 2017 Mercedes E300 Kind Of Drive Me Around

I have no shame. I’ll knock down people’s doors until they give me the keys to what I want. Mostly it makes me look desperate and pathetic, but …

Driverless Cars

Oh Suzi Q, new Rocky Mountain carbon 27.5 fat bike won’t leave you blue

Rocky Mountain’s new line of fast moving fat bikes aims to turn the notion of slow, slogging wide rubber on its head. Instead of thinking of fat as …

Juicer electric bikes bridge dorky environmentalism and cool-guy style

Sometimes it’s cool for new things to look old. Like your favorite pair of pre-ripped jeans, the electric bikes that come out of Los Angeles-based …

Volvo’s new magic spray makes bikes, clothes, and everything else glow

Being visible at night is a pretty big deal for bikers, runners, or anyone else who might find themselves on or near a road or city street, and …

New E-Bike Electric Bicycle Offers High Torque Motor And More (video)

Terry Roberts has designed and created a new electric bicycle which he has equipped with a new high torque motor to provide a powerful mid-mount …

Review: Bontrager Circuit kit ups their apparel game at all levels

We get quite a few kits to check out. Sometimes it’s part of a product launch, other times it’s just to check out what’s new, but what we don’t get a …

The “Tesla of bikes” is completely unnecessary but so much fun to ride

If Elon Musk got bored of digging tunnels and decided he wanted to build an electric bike, it would probably look and act a lot like the VanMoof Electrified S.<p>The eight-year-old Dutch bike startup has been building electric bikes for the last few years and released its latest model, the Electrified …

Electric Vehicles

Review: Jet Roll XX – Premium Handmade Bicycle Tool Roll

Jet Roll is a fresh take on the classic cyclist’s tool roll. But rather than an old sock stuffed with the essentials and lashed to one’s saddle, the …

Canyon adds disc brakes to entire road range

This article first appeared on BikeRadar<p>Road disc brakes will be available on every 2017 Canyon road bike platform — Ultimate, Aeroad and Endurace. …

In Detroit, a Bike Company Prepares for a Future with Less Cars

In the home of American cars, Detroit Bikes is eyeing the future.<p>Zak Pashak is certain that America’s love affair with cars is coming to an …

Ford Motor Company

Review: Suplest Edge3 Pro road shoes

I’ve always been a bit reluctant to wear white cycling shoes (<i>see photo above as to why</i>), but I finally gave in and said “why not?!” for a pair of …

Hello… Evil is Calling, with all-new mid travel trail bike

With a name like The Calling, it shouldn’t be a surprise that the latest new trail platform from Evil looks like a fun bike to ride. This is the …

Of course Norway has rad new ‘bicycle hotels’ to promote cycling

This glowing green-roofed example was just completed last month<p>Forget plain old bike racks, Norway is taking bike storage into a whole new stratosphere. Just look at this luminous new 5,000-square-foot public “Bicycle Hotel,” commissioned by Norwegian National Railways for its station in …