International news

vienna cargo bikes

Vienna shares the load

Vienna is one of a number of European cities that have introduced highly successful bike share schemes that focus on e-cargo bikes.

Giant gamble on e-bikes

Giant have invested $77M into a new factory in Hungary aimed at meeting the growing demand for e-bike production.

Truck vision standards launch in London

The City of London is introducing world-leading regulations to chase out trucks with poor vision that cause many of the tragic crashes with bikes and pedestrians.

Developers building on bike trend

It has been known for years that the location of public transport routes plays a major role in the location and pricing of property. Now the rising role of bikes for transport is having the same effect.

Bikes deliver the goods in Berlin

A massive trial of parcel delivery in Berlin has established that cargo bikes can do the job of making delivery to the door viable and sustainable.

Transport CO2 reduction stalls

Australian consumer preferences for heavier vehicles with larger and more powerful engines are to blame for our climate damaging CO2 emissions.

Exercise matters to white matter

A new study of over 1200 MRI scans has found that those your brain has better structure and functioning if you exercise and are fit.

Speed tops crash risk behaviour

A huge North American study of 28 million car trips has confirmed that speeding is the strongest predictor of crashes on our roads.
harley davidson ebikes

Harley heaven. You pedal, not peddle.

Harley Davidson has released the first images of its forthcoming range of e-bikes, and they look great. The company has hinted at a release in 2021.
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Apple patents anti-dooring technology

Technology innovation giant Apple has been awarded a US patent on a door hinge control system that could potentially reduce the risk of dooring.
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Fuel-cell e-bikes on the charge

A recent breakthrough in hydrogen storage capacity has been a game-changer for fuel-cell bikes powered by hydrogen, with France leading the way.
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An extra day off for riding to work

A Germany politician has proposed that those who ride a bike to work should get an extra day of leave each year. And he makes some pretty good points.
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Even a little riding lifts health

A new Swedish study has found that fitness rates are declining at a dangerous rate, but an active lifestyle can help reverse the trend, and could save your life.
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Bottle dynamo gets a recharge

Modern technology has breathed new life into a relic of riding from an earlier age — the bottle dynamo is back better than ever in the form of the CadenceX.
e-scooter pollution

Are e-scooters polluters

A new study has found that e-scooter programs do not reduce the environmental impact of transportation systems, and in most cases increase greenhouse emissions.

RE:CYCLE, a bike made by coffee

A Swedish bike brand and coffee giant Nespresso have taken the love affair between riding bikes and drinking coffee to the next level.