Toyota comissions a Prius bike
University of Brighton design students makes biking safer with BLAZE projection system
Nearly one in ten toys in China unsafe: watchdog
China's safety watchdog has found nearly one in ten toys in the domestic market is unsafe, highlighting widespread quality problems in the country's poorly regulated manufacturing industry.
A bicycle built for none: Riderless bike helps researchers learn how balance rolls along
(PhysOrg.com) -- In a discovery that could lead to better and safer bicycle design, researchers have shown that long-accepted "gyro" and "caster" effects are not needed to make a bike balance itself. In fact, ...
Bamboo bikes are export success for Ghana
The sight of tall, green bamboo stalks swaying above the dusty lands of his west African country led Ibrahim Djan Nyampong to an unusual conclusion: bicycles.
Copenhagen plans super highways ... for bikes
Copenhagen, one of the world's most bicycle-friendly cities, has begun turning its extensive network of cycle paths into bike highways in an effort to push more commuters to leave their cars at home.
Electric bicycle gets 60-mile range with portable hydrogen fuel cell
Introducing Stringbike: the bike with no chain (w/ Video)
London gears up for two-wheeled revolution
The sprawling, congested city of London speeds towards a greener, nimbler future Friday with the launch of a new bike hire scheme aimed at kick-starting a cycling revolution ahead of the 2012 Olympics.
Bicycling, brisk walking help women control weight
Premenopausal women who make even small increases in the amount of time they spend bicycling or walking briskly every day decrease their risk of gaining weight, according to a new study by researchers from the Harvard School ...
Now bike riders have their own smart-phone navigation systems
Navigational systems that guide drivers from Point A to Point B, either with a GPS device or a smartphone, are now considered essential by many car drivers. So why not bike riders?
Crash helmet with a useful smell
(PhysOrg.com) -- Cycle helmets are available in a wide range of types, including foldable models, models fitted with a flashing rear light or featuring an iPhone display. In future, they will start to smell ...
How do you control a bicycle?
(PhysOrg.com) -- "Just like riding a bike" is a cliche for a simple skill you do not forget, but understanding how a human controls a bicycle is in some ways more challenging than understanding how a pilot flies an airplane, ...
Sanyo sets up solar parking lots for electric bikes
Japanese electronics giant Sanyo said Tuesday it had opened two "solar parking lots" in Tokyo where 100 electric hybrid bicycles can be recharged from sunlight-powered panels.