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Behold the bicycle you will never ride: The £250K road bike covered in 24kt gold

Behold the bicycle you will never ride: The £250K road bike covered in 24kt gold

By 8 December 2014

Goldgenie has made a name for itself by covering smartphones, tablets and other gadgetry with rare metals and gems, often in bespoke fashion for celebrities, such as Jamie Foxx, David Beckham and Elton John. However, it has been reasonably reserved in... >>

You can't steal Yerka Project, a bike that doubles as its own lock

You can't steal Yerka Project, a bike that doubles as its own lock

By 21 August 2014

Although riding a bicycle is both healthy for the environment and your body, it's extremely tedious when you have to lug around a lock and key. Three engineering students from Chile have developed a unique solution however. It's called Yerka Project,... >>

Smart electric bike review
3.5 out of 5

Smart electric bike review

By 25 September 2013

Pedalling through London on the Smart electric bike doesn't feel like riding a bicycle, it's more like gliding along on a two-wheeled spaceship. There's something almost more European about this ride: German-engineered, a little Dutch in appearance, the... >>

Factor Vis Vires road bike integrates ANT+ for all your data needs

Factor Vis Vires road bike integrates ANT+ for all your data needs

By 2 July 2013

Factor Bikes has unveiled the Vis Vires, a road bike designed and built to incorporate the wireless technology required to give you all the data you need on the road. Factor Bikes turned to the ANT+ system for its sensors, meaning that it's compatible... >>

Hands-on: Garmin Edge 810 review

Hands-on: Garmin Edge 810 review

By 14 April 2013

The Garmin Edge 810 is the company's latest GPS bicycle computer, complete with new social sharing and tracking functionality which we first saw at the Consumer Electronics Show 2013. Unlike many other "breadcrumb" models - such as the lower-spec Edge... >>

A2B bikes Hybrid/24 pictures and hands-on

A2B bikes Hybrid/24 pictures and hands-on

By 11 April 2013

The idea of a hybrid bike might seem slightly silly to the devout two-wheelers. For the most part, they take all the effort out of cycling, some replacing the need to pedal altogether. Why ride a bike then? Why not just purchase a scooter? The main reason... >>

Laura Trott and Jason Kenny talk cycle tech, training, 'second skin' Adistar apparel and more

Laura Trott and Jason Kenny talk cycle tech, training, 'second skin' Adistar apparel and more

By 2 April 2013

The last time Pocket-lint saw Team GB's cycling team it was to talk about "hot pants" in the run up to the London 2012 Olympic Games. The leg-warming over-trousers - officially known as Adidas Adipower, to give them their full but ultimately less appealing... >>

BMW enters electric bike market with Cruise e-bike

BMW enters electric bike market with Cruise e-bike

By 18 March 2013

BMW has launched its own electric bike, the Cruise. Sporting a 250-watt electric motor, the bike can power you all the way up to 25km/h. The motor is designed more to assist you while riding rather than to power you along all by itself. The bike has four... >>

Best folding bikes

Best folding bikes

By 6 November 2012

The missing link in public transport or just a supreme space-saver; designed to be packed down and taken on trains, buses, taxis and even airlines, the folding bike also does a grand job in homes with narrow hallways or inaccessible garages. Some of them... >>

Move over Bradley Wiggins, man riding tiny bike is new viral star (video)

Move over Bradley Wiggins, man riding tiny bike is new viral star (video)

By 24 August 2012

It's only a week or so since the London 2012 Olympic Games and the sportsmen and women we revered in such lofty fashion are yesterday's news. They've moved on, and we're looking for new idols. It's a fickle business. Bradley Wiggins may be about to compete... >>


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