Category Archives: BICYCLES

Two- or Three-wheel pedaled powered or electric driven or a hybrid of both.

Who Is Win-Won Ching And Why We Think He Is A Brilliant Businessman

The electric bicycle industry is quite a cut-throat one. Despite so, differentiation is hardly a thing among these ebike makers. Differentiate and the willingness to back the differentiation are why 68-year-old Singaporean businessman Wai-Won Ching had our attention and our respect. Ching is the businessman behind eZee Kinetic Technology that makes eZee Electric Bikes out of a Shanghai factory. Recently he made headlines for traveling across 12 countries in an epic road trip spanning 60 days that covered nearly 6,500 kilometers (around 4,040 miles!). Continue reading Who Is Win-Won Ching And Why We Think He Is A Brilliant Businessman

Meet Litelok, The World’s Lightest Secure Bike Lock

Usually bike thieves will be cutting up bike locks rather picking the lock. It is the simplest and quickest way to break the lock and that, folks, is precisely why you need a bike lock that doesn’t fall prey to even the most heavy duty cutter. One such as the Litelok Silver. Billed as the world’s lightest secure bike lock, Litelok is the fruit of consultation with cyclists and bike experts from around the world, combined with Litelok’s experience in bike lock making expertise. Continue reading Meet Litelok, The World’s Lightest Secure Bike Lock

Mate Bike Rolled In $12M In Funding For Mate X Electric Bicycle!

I don’t know how this managed to get pass us. We are talking about this follow up electric bicycle (or electric pedal assist bicycle) from Denmark startup Mate Bike called Mate X. The company’s second offering outdone its first, attracting over 20,000 backers whom helped to raise nearly $12 million in funding. That’s twelve freaking millions! Holy mother of… if this isn’t one of the most funded ebike in history of crowdfunding… I am pretty sure it is. Continue reading Mate Bike Rolled In $12M In Funding For Mate X Electric Bicycle!

Uni Micro Is A Feature-Loaded Electric Folding Bike

If you need a compact electric bicycle that’s not lacking in features, then you ought to look out for the Uni Micro Electric Folding Bike. From the guys who brought you the retro-licious UNIMOKE, Uni Micro shares the same retro vibe, but with a cleaner, modern lines. Like the Xiaomi Mi Qicycle, it ditches the traditional frame of folding bicycle for a single tubular frame that makes it look rather quirky. It is touted as a folding bike, but it does not fold down like you may have expect a folding bike to. In other words, it does not fold down to half size like most folding bikes do. Continue reading Uni Micro Is A Feature-Loaded Electric Folding Bike

Meet Stroke, The Amazing Tilting Electric Cargo Tricycle

Bicycle, electric or not, is more as a mode of transportation than anything else. Unlike say, automobiles, it has little to no cargo capacity and hence, limiting its use. But thanks to the ingenuity of human’s minds, there are cargo bikes to look to if one ever needed to transport more than a backpack or shoulder bag. The Stroke Tilting Electric Cargo Tricycle by Niigata-based Japanese company Daga is one fresh face in the market and boy, is it looking fabulous. Continue reading Meet Stroke, The Amazing Tilting Electric Cargo Tricycle

Believe It Or Not, Yamaha Has Been Making Electric Bicycles For 25 Years

Yamaha makes everything from musical instruments to audio equipment to motorcycles, but do you know, this Japanese multinational corporation also makes electric bicycle, or power assist bicycle? Yes, they do. In fact, the company made the first as far back as 1993 and has been doing so since. While it is not new, it is only until now that Yamaha is bringing its electric bicycles to the U.S. shores. As far as the U.S. market is concerned, Yamaha USA has both street and hybrid riding covered with 4 models to offer: UrbanRush, CrossConnect, CrossCore and YDX-TORC. Continue reading Believe It Or Not, Yamaha Has Been Making Electric Bicycles For 25 Years

Stark Drive Mini Electric Bicycle’s ‘Last Mile’ Includes After Flying

When we talk about the ‘last mile’, we often think the last leg of the journey after disembarking from an automobile and other land-based transportation, but what if, just what if, you are flying? I know right. It’s probably Uber, but what if I tell you that there’s an electric bicycle that wants to tackle the last mile after you landed? Well, the Stark Drive Mini Folding Electric Bicycle is exactly that. One look, you will not find it any different from other electric-assisted bicycle. Continue reading Stark Drive Mini Electric Bicycle’s ‘Last Mile’ Includes After Flying

Bosch’s New Kiox Bike Computer Turns The Handlebar Into A Dash Proper

If you are serious about cycling, you will need all the telemetries you can get and a device like the new Bosch Kiox is designed with that in mind. And boy, is it a looker. While some bike computer just look way too dorky, but this one here is like a piece of the future, aesthetically, that is. It comes with magnetic holder that you affix to your bike’s handlebars and the hardware itself is almost phone-like, featuring a 1.9-inch transmissive color display that promised perfect readability even under bright sunlight and on the opposite spectrum, it affords readability even in the dark. Continue reading Bosch’s New Kiox Bike Computer Turns The Handlebar Into A Dash Proper

RadMini Electric Folding Fat Bike Is A True Last Mile Ride Because, Fat Bike

There’s folding electric assist bike and there’s fat bike, and then there is this thing here: the 2018 RadMini Electric Folding Fat Bike. Armed with ridiculously chunky 4-inch wide knobby tires, the 2018 RadMini Electric Folding Fat Bike is not the mini electric assist bike you have known; it is one that will let you take on the ‘last mile’ regardless of the terrains. Continue reading RadMini Electric Folding Fat Bike Is A True Last Mile Ride Because, Fat Bike

Meet Driven, An Innovative Chain-less 21-Speed Bicycle Drivetrain

Billed as the world’s most efficient drivetrain, Driven is an entirely new form of bicycle drivetrain. Created by Danish bearing maker CeramicSpeed in collaboration with University of Colorado’s Mechanical Engineering Department, this groundbreaking 21-speed driveline, called Driven, uses ceramic plates in place of the traditional greasy sprocket and chains, and derailleurs, to achieve transmission and gear change. How we describe it may not be as impressive. So we suggest you catch the video of the prototype and marvel at this new invention. Continue reading Meet Driven, An Innovative Chain-less 21-Speed Bicycle Drivetrain