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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... >>

Charge your iPhone with your bicycle thanks to EcoXpower

Charge your iPhone with your bicycle thanks to EcoXpower

By 23 August 2012

Attach EcoGear’s EcoXpower contraption to your bike and not only will your pedal power keep the LED front light and rear light lit, you’ll also be able to charge your phone at the same time. The pedal-powered headlight and smart phone charger is compatible... >>

Team GB cycling 'hot pants' hope to power World Records, and Gold

Team GB cycling 'hot pants' hope to power World Records, and Gold

By 2 August 2012

After Mark Cavendish failed to place on the podium at the men's Olympic road race, the UK let out a sigh of disappointment. But there are plenty of other cycling events that Team GB will undertake, away from the road on the velodrome track. And Adidas,... >>