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Impossible is a folding electric bike that will actually fit in your backpack

Impossible is a folding electric bike that will actually fit in your backpack

By 19 November 2014

Finally the goal of electric bike manufacturers everywhere has been achieved in the aptly named Impossible. This electric bike folds down so small it'll fit in your backpack with room to spare. Impossible, which deserves to win all the design awards,... >>

This is the world's first Harley-Davidson electric motorcycle, LiveWire (updated)

This is the world's first Harley-Davidson electric motorcycle, LiveWire (updated)

By 19 June 2014

UPDATE: Harley-Davidson has sent us this official LiveWire video and says more details will be announced later today: Harley-Davidson teased a video of what sounds like an electric motorbike flying passed a camera. And now Time magazine has outed a photo... >>

Otocycles draws on touch of old and new for retro 50s style electric bikes

Otocycles draws on touch of old and new for retro 50s style electric bikes

By 26 May 2014

Spanish electric bicycle manufacturer has announced two new models that are very much inspired by the look of motorbikes of the 1950s. The OtoK and OtoR cycles weigh between 23 and 25kg, run quietly and are autonomous for around 24 to 40 miles (40 to... >>

Extreme future transport: Flying bikes, handheld jet engines, 85mph bicycles are already here

Extreme future transport: Flying bikes, handheld jet engines, 85mph bicycles are already here

By 19 May 2014

Getting around on anything less than a hoverboard will always be a let down. But with self-driving cars around the corner the future of travel is nearly upon us, at last. Recent creations make the future of travel look enjoyable, unlike self-driving... >>

This is Voxan Wattman, the world’s most powerful electric motorcycle: 0-60mph in 3.4 seconds

This is Voxan Wattman, the world’s most powerful electric motorcycle: 0-60mph in 3.4 seconds

By 6 December 2013

This beast of a bike claims to be the world’s most powerful electric motorcycle. We’re not in a hurry to argue with the grisly looking beast. Meet the Voxan Wattman. This 1000cc equivalent motorcycle packs a 12.8kWh battery which is capable of outputting... >>

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... >>

GoCycle Connect app lets you set speed, power and check battery from your mobile

GoCycle Connect app lets you set speed, power and check battery from your mobile

By 21 August 2013

If you're the proud owner of a GoCycle G2 you can now get a renewed lease of life thanks to the free GoCycle Connect app release on Android and iPhone today. The app, which connects via Bluetooth, offers you controls that let you alter the speed limits... >>

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... >>

Mando Footloose foldable bike swaps chain for alternator

Mando Footloose foldable bike swaps chain for alternator

By 10 October 2012

The Mando Footloose claims to be the world’s first chainless hybrid electric bike, using your pedal power to generate electricity through the built-in alternator. Cyclists have the option of simply hopping on and letting the motor do the work – Mando... >>

Lit Motors C-1 gyroscopically-stabilised vehicle

Lit Motors C-1 gyroscopically-stabilised vehicle

By 5 July 2012

A revolutionary new vehicle promising to fuse the practicality of a car with the two-wheeled manoeuvrability of a motorbike will reach the UK in 2014, the creators have told Pocket-lint. The Lit C-1 is the brainchild of Danny Kim, who says it is one of... >>


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