Bicycle

Ride back to the future with the Schwinn Grey Ghost bicycle

You can relive your childhood, or give your favorite child a cool retro bike, with this offering from Dick’s Sporting Goods.  This limited edition Schwinn Grey Ghost replicates the 1968 Schwinn Classic bike, with its Sting Ray frame, high-rise ape handlebars, a sissy bar, and a banana seat.  The bike completes the retro look with …

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Flexispot all in one Deskcise Pro desk bike review

Did you succumb to the recent trend and buy a standing desk or are you still slouching in a chair behind your computer all day? I had a standing desk for a short time but just couldn’t learn to love it, so I gave it away and went back to slouching behind my computer all …

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Your bicycle mini pump just got a tech upgrade

Serious bicycle riders include a mini pump in their ERC (Every-Ride-Carry). The TATTICO Bluetooth Pump from SILCA is a 120psi pump that is accurate to within +/- 2%. But what sets it apart from other mini pumps is that it uses a Bluetooth pressure sensor to relay the tire pressure reading through an app on …

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Soon you’ll be able to use air-free tires for you bicycle

Bridgestone Corporation and Bridgestone Cycle Co., Ltd., are working on bringing us new air-free bicycle tires in the near future. According to Bridgestone, the spoke system is made from a thermoplastic resin and has rubber in the tread portion of the tire. This design is ideal for bicycles because they are lightweight (when considering weight distribution …

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Renovo Hardwood Bicycles introduces the John Day

When you think about the construction of a bicycle, you probably think of high tech light weight metals and materials like carbon fiber. But wood is probably not a material that comes to mind when you k about bicycles. After you take a look at the new John Day bicycle from Renovo Hardwood Bicycles, that …

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The EcoHelmet is a paper bicycle helmet made for bike share users

Cities everywhere have bike share programs, but the people who use them often do not use helmets. The EcoHelmet, designed by Isis Shiffer, is a recyclable, inexpensive solution designed to fill that need. It is made with “waterproofed [biodegradable coating lasts three hours] recycled paper in a radial honeycomb pattern” and one size generally fits …

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Sena Smart Cycling Helmet does everything but calculus

One of the things I find most intriguing about gadgets is the prevalence of convergence. A great example of a convergent device is a Swiss Army knife. The Sena Smart Helmet may be the world’s first Swiss Army Cycling Helmet. It includes an integrated QHD camera and communication system. The camera allows the recording of up to 2 hours of QHD quality (1440p) …

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FLECTR 2.0 bicycle wheel / spoke safety reflector review

Most of us who bike, work and live in places where we have to interact constantly with motorized vehicular traffic. Since it’s very important for the drivers to know you are present, safety reflectors are a part of almost every bike sold. And most of them are cheap plastic things that get easily damaged, look …

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MiniWing Camile R100 bicycle camera & GPS review

If you have been following any of the Tour de France as it rounds its way through Europe, you have seen a segment or two captured by a handlebar, helmet or seat mounted GoPro. These shots often capture the essence of the race: clearly depicting the speed, endurance, congestion and competitive nature of the event. But not …

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