Experience Tour de France Mayhem First-Hand From New On-Bike Cameras

If you've been watching the Tour de France you know that it's been one of the more brutal tours in recent years, with intense weather conditions and terrible crashes that have led to several top contenders abandoning the tour already. It's also the first year that riders are allowed to put cameras on their bikes—so… » 7/16/14 10:40am 7/16/14 10:40am

A Bullshit-Free Guide to the Gear You Need to Commute By Bike

So you're thinking about commuting to work by bike this summer? Congratulations, your life is about to get a zillion times more fun. But where to begin? The insular world of cycling can seem a little, uh, confusing to those unfamiliar with it—it's hard to know what you really need to get started riding. » 3/28/14 9:00am 3/28/14 9:00am

Japanese Scientists Miss The Point, Design Self-Stabilizing Electric…

OK, I'll admit that this self-stabilizing bike is clever: it's kind of a Segway turned sideways, using gyros to detect if it's off-balancing, and adjusting the steering automagically to compensate. It's also a standard electric bike, so it propels you along without needing any annoying foot-power: very 21st Century… » 11/05/08 7:36am 11/05/08 7:36am

Nulla Minimalist Bike Concept Dispenses With Spokes, Most of Frame

Designer Bradford Waugh came up with Nulla (meaning "nothing") as a way of making bikes more stylish and lightweight. And visually stunning of course. Lacking spokes, it uses a direct-gear-chain drive system, which leaves the bike looking like a simple set of open curves. Whether or not it would ride well would be… » 8/08/08 6:57am 8/08/08 6:57am

Ridemaster Pro Horseriding Simulator Is Just Sad

Seriously. I don't care how high-tech this mechanical horse—which apparently allows you to "simulate" horse riding—may be, but really, if I like to ride, I want to do it outside, on a real horse, experiencing the thrill, and feeling the wind on my face. And if I was a pro, I would like to practice on a real horse. In… » 5/07/08 8:40am 5/07/08 8:40am