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Volvo's glowing bike spray lights up nighttime cyclists

For thousands of cyclists, navigating the roads at night requires an almost prescient sense of awareness.<p>To tackle the problem, Volvo has come up …

Colombian app builds rewards into bicycle culture

The creators of a mobile app that lets bicyclists track their routes and then rewards them with discounts or deals at local merchants, was at a Collision technology conference in Las Vegas on Wednesday seeking investors to help it spread beyond Colombia.<p>The app provides a social platform for riders …

Que tal pedalar numa bike elétrica movida a energia solar?

A ideia do engenheiro dinamarquês Jesper Frausig é fantástica: unir a bicicleta com uma <b>fonte renovável de energia</b>. O resultado é a <b>Solar Bike</b>. A …

Tern looks forward to smarter bikes

Tern's human-powered pedal pusher may be low-tech, but its old-school bicycles are slowly getting smarter.<p>TAIPEI -- Earlier this month, Taiwan was playing host to the high-tech action of Computex 2015. But across the Tamsui River, opposite to the trade show's exhibition halls, is the headquarters …

Electric Vehicles

Garmin's Varia radar warns cyclists about traffic they can't see

Six months. That's apparently how long it takes to buy a company, retool their product, and sell it under a new name. Garmin's new Varia Rearview Bike Radar is a rear light that scans up to 140m behind a bicycle for traffic. It then hands that data on to either a compatible Garmin Edge system or a …

BikeTag Is A Smart Safety Sensor For Cycling

Hardware startup Tagit Labs is building a tracking and safety device for extreme sports, focused initially on cycling. Co-founder John Anthony is a competitive cyclist himself, so knows a thing or two about being knocked off his bike.<p>The startup, which was founded a year ago, has just kicked off …

Brighton council's cycle shed crackdown highlights car-centric officialdom

The Green-run council has been busy telling people to remove bike sheds from their front gardens – and it is not the only one<p>For some years Kieran Barnard and his family have had a small bike store in the front garden of their terraced house in Brighton. It’s the one you can see in the picture – …

Five of the best Yorkshire bike rides

Yorkshire shot to fame in 2014 when this proudest of English regions hosted the first two stages of the world's most prestigious cycling race – the Tour de France. The Yorkshire stages were called <i>Le Grand Départ</i> – an appropriate epithet in a place where ‘grand’ means something special. But beyond …

Cycling