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Can you really get fit on an electric bike?

It's that time of year when, spurred on by watching the world's top cyclists conquer French mountains, we all fancy heading out on a leisurely cycle. But here's a question that will leave Mamils (middle-aged men in Lycra) choking on their energy gels: can you get fit on a bike with a battery? As …

Electric Vehicles

5 Most Important Bike Parts to Maintain and What to Look for

If you’re new to cycling, fixing your bike probably seems daunting. Rather than tinkering about yourself and making an even bigger mess, you’d …

Weird

Uber's e-bikes are cannibalizing rides from Uber's cars

Six months after jumping into the bikesharing game, Uber has made a fascinating discovery: New riders taking a spin on its red Jump electric bikes in San Francisco are more likely to continue riding the bikes instead of hopping in one of its ubiquitous cars.<p>In other words, Uber is disrupting itself …

Transportation

Insider: A bike-lover’s guide to the best sites of Seattle

Barb Chamberlain sees Seattle from the seat of a bicycle. As director of active transportation at the Washington State Department of Transportation, …

Bike Lanes

Don’t be afraid to innovate with the classics

By Eu-wen Ding, co-founder and CEO, Lumos Helmet<p>After the bicycle, the helmet is the most important piece of gear for a cyclist. But it hasn't …

Apple Store

Best Panniers for Bike Commuting

As a recent convert to the world of bike commuting, I realized that while you can stick with just the bare bones, your bike commute can go from …

Commuting

5 Cool Pieces of Crossover Bike Gear

There’s never been a better time to be a mountain biker. Not only are we experiencing a serious proliferation of trails across the country [[MAYBE A LINK HERE?]], but apparel companies are finally making mountain-bike clothes that actually look good. So you can hit that singletrack on the edge of …

Clothing

Why Businesses Want Bike Riding Customers

Photo by Mingo Hagen<p>1. People on bikes make more unplanned stops<p>How often does it happen that you’re driving down a busy downtown street and you …

Local Economies

What Happens to Your Body When You Train in Hot-Weather Conditions?

We visited a heat-controlled lab and tracked our core body temp while working out to find the answer.<p>It's 90 degrees and humid outside. The last …

Marathons

Chrome | Orlov 2.0 and Pawn 2.0

• Posted by Patrick<br>• Tagged with Backpacks, Chrome<p>Two of my favorite OG backpacks just got some key updates. Chrome introduces the Orlov 2.0 and Pawn 2.0.<p>…

Fabrication

How a Bike Helmet Should Fit?

Ever wonder what the most important criteria is for finding the right fit for a bike helmet? This quick overview will help ensure you find a helmet …

Bicycle Helmets

Coboc rolls out featherweight 24-lb stealth electric fixie

German-based e-bike manufacturer Coboc has always been about minimalism. Half its bikes are fixies, and none of them look electric until you lean …

Carbon Fiber

Swift Industries’ New Sonora Backpack and Pannier

Swift Industries’ New Sonora Backpack and Pannier Jul 16, 2018<p>For fans of the Seattle-based brand Swift Industries, new product announcements are …

Seattle

First Look: Thule’s New MTB, Travel, and Hiking Packs

Thule is best known for roof racks and baby strollers, but over the last several years, the Swedish company has earned a reputation for its high-quality, simple yet well-designed backpacks and duffel bags. Recently we got a sneak peek at a handful of new Thule packs launching in February, including …

Backpacking

Cyclist Peter Sagan races a grandmother in Specialized electric bike ad

Peter Sagan is currently sprinting to the front of the pack at the Tour de France, but his toughest race may have been the one he filmed for a …

Cycling

Commute in Comfort and Style with Swrve’s Slim Fit Jeans

Designed for both on and off the bike, Swrve’s Cordura denim is durable, stretchy, and built to last<p><b>Price:</b> $100<b><br>Material:</b> Cordura denim<b><br>Style:</b> Slim-fit commuter jeans<b><br>The right jeans for:</b> The urban commuter who spends his days making multiple stops—to the office, to lunch, to the pub—between rides, …

Clothing

Opinion: Why more urban cycling saves everyone money

Former Vancouver Chief Planner Brent Toderian is approaching his tenth year of living without the financial burden of car ownership, but refer to his …

Carsharing

Children who don't learn to cycle miss out on so much – as I know too well | Nazia Parveen

You miss out on the freedom it affords you, the health benefits, the expansion of social horizons<p>I would sit on our front doorstep watching in awe as my brother did wheelies on his BMX, whizzing up and down our cul-de-sac with his friends – with me looking on enviously, but never asking to have a …

Cycling

The best bike locks: D-locks, foldable locks and chain locks tested

The first thing to realise is that no single lock is unbreakable. Armed with the right tools and knowledge, a person who really wants to steal your …

bikes

Taiwan by bike: Around the island in 12 days

<b>(CNN) —</b> The policewoman switches on her patrol car siren and says "Let's go."<p>A mechanical fault on my bicycle hardly seems justification for a police escort through downtown Chihshang to find a repair store. But Cycle Route No. 1 -- a two-wheeled circumnavigation around the island of Taiwan -- is …

Hiking

This ebike has nearly twice the range of the Chevy Volt

Previous Next<p>1 of 10<p>If there is one area where ebikes have continued to make inroads, it is with urban commuters looking for efficient alternatives …

Electric Vehicles

Cargo delivery bikes – smart alternative

Bicycles and delivery bikes were a natural means of transport and delivering goods in the first half of the 20th century. That was before motorised …

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You’re going where? Boulder, Colo.

“So Boulder.”<p>I heard it first from friends who moved there, as in: “The woman swimming in the lane next to me today was an Olympian. So Boulder.” Or: “Our grocery store is offering goat yoga. So Boulder.” Then I began visiting, and I heard it not only from Boulderites (in an adoring, …

Rocky Mountain National Park

Faster and farther: Bulls Cross E8 electric bike review

A good bike made better with an electric motor, but it's pricey. And you have to pedal.<p>As the managing editor of Ars Technica, one of my duties is to …

Electric Bikes
bikes

Public Electric Bikes Make Their Canadian Debut In The Montreal Area

<b>I took the orange line between</b> Bonaventure and Berri-UQAM stations during afternoon rush hour for the first time yesterday and....just wow.<p><b>Stampedes</b> …

Canada

Laval gets new made-in-Quebec electric bike-sharing service

Laval inaugurated its new electric bike-sharing service Thursday, offering a Bixi-style model with 40 bikes and four service points where users can …

Electric Vehicles

E-bikes will be allowed on some Seattle trails

A Seattle Parks pilot program starts August 1<p>On Thursday evening, the Seattle Board of Park Commissioners unanimously voted to approve a pilot program that would allow certain kinds of electric-assist bikes on five multi-use trails—but with some restrictions, including a speed limit. The new, …

Washington State

Mayor De Blasio Rides A Bike

<i>Mayor de BIKEio rides with his Transportation Commissioner Polly Trottenberg straight into the gates of Hell (Michael Appleton / Mayor's Office)</i><p>In …

Bill de Blasio