Daniel Hitchcock

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Bicycle Shoe and Pedal Combo – Safe and Easy

Price: $335I’ve been working on this project for well over a year. I used to race motocross and 2 years ago I moved to California. I started mountain …

Five most exciting bikes of 2016

As ever there are no shortage of new bikes for you to dream about ahead of next season. All the big brands have released something or other, and …

Tour of Flanders

Is this the bicycle of the future?

The Specialized FUCI combines the traditional bicycle with design features taken from cars and motorbikes to create a tantalising vision of what bike riding could soon entail<p>Since the invention of the chain driven 'safety bicycle' in the 1880s, the fundamental design of bikes hasn't changed very …

Best cheap road bikes under £500 for 2018: bikes from £260

Contrary to what might seem to be the case when you step into your average bike shop, it is possible to get a good road bike for under £500 – indeed …

Microsoft's Xbox One video game console is your next work computer

Once the console got a Netflix app circa 2008, we spent even more time together. Just about the only thing I didn't use it for was getting any kind of work done. It's a games console, after all.<p>But the Xbox One, the successor to the Xbox 360, is increasingly well-positioned to do everything — …

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Carbon road bikes: are they worth the money?

It has long replaced aluminium as the pro riders bike material du jour, but carbon fibre can be an expensive choice for enthusiasts… we test models from Trek, Colnago, Pinarello, Canyon, Planet X and Cube<p>You have to go back to 1998 to find the last non-carbon bike used to win the Tour de France, …

Tour de France

6 of the best road bikes under £300 — join the road bike adventure without spending a fortune

<b>Updated May 4, 2018</b><p>Welcome to the latest edition of road.cc’s buyer's guide to road bikes under £300 in which you’ll find our pick of half a dozen …

Road Bikes

1x Road Bikes Are Coming- Aribike Announces Round and Oval Mono or Double Ring Kits

Not long ago, Bikerumor previewed an innovative set of oval chainrings for mountain bikes manufactured by Italy’s Aribike. With 1x road bike …

Road Bikes

First Ride: Specialized's Turbo Levo E-Mountain Bike

I knew e-bikes were gaining traction in the US, and huge in Europe. But until I spent the last week in Austria, I had no conception of just how popular they had become. It seemed that every time I turned around, there was the unmistakable whir of a pedal-assist bike close by.<p>Advertisement - …

2016 Cannondale SuperSix EVO & CAAD12 road bike lineup – Actual Weights

The 2016 Cannondale SuperSix EVO carbon and CAAD12 alloy road bikes both received major makeovers from prior models, with the latter skipping an …

Road Bikes

Round-up: Electric Bikes

Riding an electrically-assisted bicycle is like having your own tailwind on tap. The onboard battery and motor add to your pedalling efforts so you …

Xbox One Backwards Compatible Games: The Full List Of Xbox 360 Titles Playable On The New Console

Gaming

Outerbike Whistler: Hot bikes, amazing trails, good times

2015 Kona Process 167<p>Once again, we didn’t intend to end up on this bike. But when all the other size Large testers were gone, we found ourselves on …

Cannondale Synapse Ultegra Disc 2015 Road Bike | ROAD BIKES

Delivery<p>We offer a range of delivery services for our UK and International customers. UK Customers can select our FREE standard delivery option on …

Bianchi Goes Super Light with Countervail Equipped Specialissima Road Bike

Just being light weight for a road bike is no longer good enough. Now that bike has to be super light <i>and</i> offer a ride that won’t leave you drained …

BME's Handcrafted B-9 NH 'Black Edition' Urban Stealth Bicycle

Stealth mode: on.<p>Inspired by the concept of stealth in the harsh luminosity of the urban jungle, Bratislavian design group BME Design has created a minimalist carbon fiber bicycle that resembles the classic F-117 nighthawk aircraft. The carbon fiber frame and fork weighs 20 pounds, sports a …

Speedvagen launches Urban Racer "super commuter" road bike + video

Speedvagen Urban Racer launched Portland company builds super commuter with coaster brake and integrated chainguard

Road Bikes

A Cardboard Bike with 3D Printed Parts and Aero Bike’s Wooden Beam Bicycle

It’s pretty interesting that creative designers and engineers sometimes build bicycles to pursue the study of new ideas or concepts. It piques our …

Marin Museum of Bicycling to Celebrate Opening Saturday, June 6, 2015 | Mountain Bike Action Magazine

Views:<p>3<p>The Marin Museum of Bicycling will open to the public on Saturday, June 6, 2015. The museum’s Grand Opening Celebration will be from 11 AM to …

This awesome graphic of all lifeforms will make you feel tiny

"LIFE ON EARTH IS ONE BIG EXTENDED FAMILY!" is the greatest lesson from evolution, Leonard Eisenberg shouts at the top of his website EvoGeneao.com, which he says stands for Evolutionary Genealogy.<p>Eisenberg created the graphic below to counter the creationist themes he's seen spring into science …

Hack These Cool Off-the-Shelf Toys into Robots

There’s a long tradition of hacking toys to make robots. Why settle for what some manufacturer designed? Add a microcontroller to an R/C car and you have an instant self stopping robot car. Stick some RFID electronics in a teddy bear and suddenly it can respond to objects around it. Hacking is all …

A Robotic "Hand" Based on the Chameleon's Tongue

This flexible, water-filled silicone sack is much more useful than metal fingers<p>Mechanical robot grippers are designed to grasp specific shapes. This …

Solar Powered Air Conditioning Unit.

Introduction: Solar Powered Air Conditioning Unit.<p>About: Update 12 September 2017: A very special thanks to Sam Elder, a manager here at …

Clean Energy

QuadStick offers Android, PC, PS3 gaming for quadriplegics

The QuadStick, a mouth and voice-operated game controller seeking funding on Kickstarter, will allow quadriplegics to play games on Android devices, PlayStation 3 and Windows PC.<p>By connecting to the appropriate console via a USB cable, the QuadStick allows users to play by moving their mouth, …

Woman Who Was Once a Quadriplegic Claims Prayer and ‘Miracles’ Have Transformed Her Life in Unbelievable Ways

Liz Mitchell has continued to defy the odds. Just two years after a tragic fall left her paralyzed and unable to move from the neck down, she’s miraculously walking again — and is expecting her first child.<p>“I cannot believe it. It is such a miracle,” the Texas woman recently told WFAA-TV. “It seems …

Technology for all: Quadriplegic designer showcases touch-free smartphones

Determined not to be excluded from the latest digital technology, a quadriplegic former navy commander has developed a hands-free smartphone.<p>Israeli electrical power engineer Giora Livne went into partnership with app developer Oded Ben Dov, whose computer game, controlled through head movements, …