bicycles

People Riding Bikes Minus The Bikes Is The Best Use Of Photoshop Ever

Imagine a world without bikes. No really, imagine it. It’s pretty funny. Yes, there is a Subreddit devoted to the art of Photoshopping away the Schwinns from under would-be riders. Some people just look like they’re leaping awkwardly into the air, others look like they’re possessed by demons.


Lightest Full-Face Helmet Ever Brings Motorcycle Safety To Bicycles

With mountain bike racers now reaching motorcycle speeds, the full-face protection of a DOT-certified, full-face helmet is needed. But, street-legal motorcycle helmets have always been too big and too heavy. Enter this new Kali Protectives Shiva, the smallest and lightest helmet of its kind ever made.


The Halfbike Is The Standing Desk Of Bicycles

If you were under the impression that a pair of large wheels supporting a seat under your butt was the only gas-free way to get around a city, you’ve clearly forgotten about the innovative Halfbike first introduced last year. But that’s OK, because there’s now a new and improved version for urban dwellers that promises the same workout in a sleeker design.


Insane Guy Breaks The World Mountain Bike Speed Record

Video: Blink and you’ll miss him. That’s because mountain bike rider Eric Barone is going faster than anyone has ever gone on a mountain bike on snow. He reached 223.3km/h on a bike with the help of a terrifyingly steep, snowy hill and the wonder of aerodynamic gear. He goes FAST. One wrong move or one misplaced snowball and he’d go flying.


A Brilliant Child's Bike Seat That Instantly Transforms Into A Stroller

For a lot of city dwellers a bicycle is their primary form of transportation — even once they have kids. So a Swedish designer named Lycke von Schantz has come up with a clever child’s bike seat called the Påhoj that instantly transforms into a lightweight stroller once you arrive at your destination.


Video: Insane Double Frontflip Bike Trick From The Biker's Perspective  

Oh my sanity. Since most of us will never jump a bike off a ramp while going full speed, this video might be the closest we’ll ever get. It shows a double frontflip bike trick — which was pulled off for the first time last year — from the perspective of the rider. It’s so awesome to see the world spin like that. Twice.


This Bike Rider Riding Along The Side Of The Mountain Is Defying Gravity

Here is Michal Kollbek harnessing his inner mountain goat and riding the White Line in Sedona, Arizona. It looks like a flat surface — that is, the wrong kind of flat surface that’s next to you like a wall and not under you like the road — he’s riding on and him not slipping down the steep slide is totally defying the laws of gravity.


Ford Mode Pro: Ford's Latest Concept Has Two Wheels

Ford announced a brand new concept vehicle at Mobile World Congress this week, but it will never do 0-100km/h, nor will it ever see a drop of fossil fuel. It’s a smart bicycle designed for the megacities of the future. Meet the Ford Mode:Pro.


This Weird App Gave Us An Amazing Video

Video: Pegas is a Romanian company that makes bikes. And they have a new app that lets you sample colours from the city landscape and find a paint match to use on your Pegas City Bike. It’s a weird idea, but the result is this diverting video about what it’s like to bicycle in Bucharest. Which makes it all worth it.


Someone Is Giving Away This Bike-Powered Star Destroyer On Craigslist

Do you live in Portland (unlikely)? Are you a giant Star Wars fan? Do you have a 6.7m long empty space in your garage? Then man oh man, Craigslist has the best present ever for you.