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New Gmail update

I’m not sure how I feel about the new Gmail update both on Android and in browser. Read their blog post about it here – A new inbox that puts you back in control. First what I like about the… Continue reading →

Rough dealers

When my trainee walked up to me today I spotted a problem with her bike. Her front brake noodle was not in place and the levers was wide open. When I did my checking call a few days ago she… Continue reading →

Cyclotrope

Tim Wheatley have made this great little animation with a bicycle wheel and a little tune :) The Cyclotrope from tim Wheatley on Vimeo. Now that is something to use all my spare parts on. Cyclotrope

Horsey

Now this is a funky little idea. Great for horsing (sorry) around town. Now we just need to make it light up at night. And what about unicorn or a racing raging bull or even a pack of dogs pulling… Continue reading →

YikeBike

I just fell over this the other day. It is not really a bicycle as cycle in the good old pedalling style, though it got two wheels. I really do like the look and design of this, thinking outside the… Continue reading →

The Bicycle USB Charger

Just found this one, nice little simple thing and by the looks of it will do the job. If you just need to charge something via USB this is the one. Most mobile phones and mp3 players let you do… Continue reading →

Cycle Show 2010

From the 7th of October until the 12th of October is the time to look at some bicycle related p0rn at the Cycle Show @ Earls Court, London. The Cycle Show once again sets the scene for all cycling fans… Continue reading →

Bike Doctor App

Just as I stopped using my iPhone look at the new application that came out, Bike Doctor App. I wonder if they are going to make an app for the phone I’m using now. Never again get caught out whilst… Continue reading →

Bicycle lawn mower

I can remember years ago where I was cutting grass for my folks, neighbours etc to get some pocket money. I enjoyed doing it at my grandparents since granddad always kept the lawn mower sharp and well oiled and my… Continue reading →

Plea to parent part II

Today a trainee at one of the schools I’m working at at the moment came up and said that she’d got a new bicycle over the weekend. Lucky girl, I said. Let’s go down and check it out before we… Continue reading →

Cycling with Google

Google have now added route planning on their maps for bicycles. I have missed that for some time, since I always have hit Google Maps to see where I’m going and then started to plan my route. But only to… Continue reading →

The Firefly bicycle light

I’m all for the idea of making us cyclist more safe on the roads. But this one is only a gimmick. The Firefly bicycle light uses a passive Infrared sensor to detect vehicles approaching from behind – the closer they… Continue reading →

Pump your lights

Yeah I know you might think I have lost it here, but now I do mean pump your light. As in charge your lights while pumping. Now what a great idea have a light that you charge while pumping or… Continue reading →

Cycle snacks

The Spanish inventor Pep Torres invented a cycle vending machine. Where you have to cycle to get a treat, e.g. you have to burn some calories before you can eat your candy. Even the Times call this the The Human-Powered… Continue reading →

Pardo, a tricycle ?

Now this tricycle looks a bit mad in a good way. Instead of pedalling you have to kick/push with your legs to get the trike to move forward. It does looks fast and very suspensioned (if that is a word)… Continue reading →

The Plug

The Plug from Tout Terrain is probably the simplest, cleanest and neatest looking gizmo that I have seen. When it comes to things that you can plug to your dyno hub and charge other things with. Because it is integrated… Continue reading →

E-WERK

The E-WERK from Busch & Müller KG can only be the bee’s knees, if it as good as their lights. For all those who do not want to go cycling without their mobile phones, GPS, MP3 players and other electronic… Continue reading →

BioLogic ReeCharge from Dahon

In my search for finding a way to charge my power hungry iPhone while out and about. I found this, the BioLogic ReeCharge from Dahon. Now that is a cool little thing there is not much information about how many… Continue reading →

Prince Philip Designers Prize 2009

We all have know that the bicycle is probably the best invention since the wheel. Just the simple joy of riding it and all the different ways you can use it. In the year that the “Prince Philip Designers Prize”… Continue reading →

Gyrowheel Gyroscopic Bicycle Wheel

So this a new take on the dear old training wheels, which are a pain to work with *), this is called Gyrowheel Gyroscopic Bicycle Wheel. I will let the video below explain how it work as it would be… Continue reading →

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