Posts tagged with 'biking'
Photo via Philippe Starck.
Bordeaux Unveils the “Ideal City Bike”
It looks like Bordeaux, France will be the next city to have its custom-designed bike for its bike-share program. Philippe Starck, a French product designer, unveiled the final rendering of the “ideal city bike” with Mayor of Bordeaux Alain Juppe ...
Friday Fun: Harnessing the Braking Power of a Bike
Friday Fun: Harnessing the Braking Power of a Bike
Isn’t it just the worst riding up a hill on your bike? If Maxwell von Stein’s invention catches on, riding up a hill or gaining speed after stopping at a red light will never exert much energy again. The Cooper ...
Friday Fun: Musical Bikes
Friday Fun: Musical Bikes
Dutch designers Merel Sloother, Liat Azulay and Pieter Frank de Jong created a prototype of a bicycle that plays vinyl records as it rides. They call their project “Feats per Minute” and are travelling the world showing off their creation. ...
New report by the World Health Organization Photo by Kyle Gradinger.
Research Recap, December 12: Healthy GHG Mitigation, Safer U.S. Roads, EV Connectivity
Welcome to “Research Recap,” our series highlighting recent reports, studies and other findings in sustainable transportation policy and practice, in case you missed it. Healthy GHG Mitigation The World Heath Organization (WHO) released a new report on the health benefits ...
Photo by Jiri Sibek.
Enter the People Powered Movement Photo Contest to Win a Free Trip to Italy!
The Alliance for Biking & Walking is hosting the 2011 People Powered Movement Photo Contest. The contest aims to both celebrate the beauty and energy of active transportation and continue to build an online library of high-quality images that can be used by bicycle ...
Puma Glow-in-the-Dark draws attention for its bright and robust design. Photo via Reuters.
Friday Fun: Glow-in-the-Dark Bicycle
A version of this post was orginially published by Maria Fernanda Cavalcanti on October 7, 2011 in Portuguese in TheCityFix Brasil. Cycling is great, but it comes with risks, especially at night when there is less visibility and cyclists are ...
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