Fixies to city commuters. Anything you ride inside city limits.
This ‘Smart’ Bike Helmet Has a Bluetooth Speaker & Automatic Light
London-based Flare hopes to set the bike world on fire with its eponymously named smart helmet. Packed with enhanced electronics, it promises to improve safety by reducing rider distractions and increasing visibility.
Chrome Launches ‘Most Comfortable’ Commuter Backpack
Ribbed, knit-woven shoulder straps and a ‘sculpted’ foam back panel provide more backpacking-style comfort than Chrome’s typical urban-rugged packs.
Cyclists Are Better Drivers Than Noncyclists, Insurance Firm Finds
According to the U.K. firm’s claims data, self-identified cyclists who also drove made fewer than half the claims of noncyclists.
No Chain, No Derailleur, 12 Speeds: Priority 600 First Look
With its jet-black finish, unassuming geometry, and absolutely silent ride, the Priority 600 commuter bicycle won’t turn many heads. But it quietly houses the latest in cycling tech and boasts Porsche DNA.
Surprises Among 2018 Most Bike-Friendly Cities
City Ratings is likely to cause a stir among cyclists with an upheaval among the top 10 bike friendly cities. Find out where your city was ranked by a new People for Bikes metric.
Surly Lowside: Your First Bike, All Grown Up
“The big-kid version of your childhood bike,” Surly’s Lowside offers a bare-bones singe-speed designed for taking the scenic route around town.
Uber to Buy eBike-Sharing Service JUMP
Building on the brands’ partnership earlier this year, the deal suggests a pedal-powered push to expand bicycle ride share in more areas.
You Can Now Uber a Bike
Open the app, find a bike across the city, unlock it with a PIN, and ride away. Uber Bike intends to shake up urban transportation and further its vision of affordable and reliable transportation.
First Week Bike Commuting: What I Learned
I learned a lot about bike commuting in my first week. Gain from my mistakes!
Sport Utility Bicycle? eCargo Bike Hauls Groceries, Kids
Minivans have never been cool. Here’s a two-wheeled alternative.
Fastest Folding Bike? Brompton NYC Review
Unfold it, then pedal quickly to 25mph. This hinge-equipped city bike is among the speediest ever built.
Ultimate Visibility: ‘Torch’ Cycling Jacket Shines At Night
Shine bright on dark rides wearing an ultra-high-vis jacket with lights and all-over reflectivity.
LIFT Turns Most Bikes Into ‘Cargo Bikes’
The LIFT cargo box add-on attaches to many bikes in less than a minute and allows the rider to haul up to 150 pounds of gear or groceries.
Tuned Up: Removable ‘Engine’ Makes Any Bike Electric
Snap-on electric motor could make your bike buzz – and it’s cheap to boot.
Meet The New Award-Winning Bike From…Ikea?
Come August, you’ll find this belt-driven, trailer-hauling bike nestled amongst bedroom sets and coffee tables in the Swedish big-box.
A New Era Of ‘Theft Resistant’ Bikes
As long as scumbags steal bikes, there will be a market for methods to thwart them. Yerka and Fortified are two brands making bikes with theft deterrent designs.
Women’s ‘Cycling Panties’ Have Chamois Insert
Designed to be worn under casual clothing, ZIB panties have a chamois for comfort on the saddle.
World’s Lightest: 14.4 Pound Carbon Folding Bike
The Hummingbird is remarkably light and has a unique folding system that keeps the chain under tension at all times.