So, BMW Wants to Build Networks of Elevated Cycling Paths

December 7, 2017

In its first century as a company, BMW has made industrial engines, motorcycles, Steve Urkel’s Isetta, and a whole lot of cars. Now, it wants to build something altogether new: an elevated bike path. This week, the automaker’s somewhat redundantly named Research, New Technologies, Innovations division, based in Mountain View, Tokyo, and Seoul, revealed its idea of building a network of bike lanes above street level. It’s called the E3…


Poland Unveils Glow-In-The-Dark Bicycle Path That Is Charged By The Sun

August 15, 2017

The glowing off-color cycling piece, which can be found near Lidzbark Warminski in the north of Poland, generated by TPA Instytut Badan Technicznych Sp. z o.o. It’s made from a synthetic fabric that can give out lighter for up to ten hours at a time once blamed by the sun throughout the day. Although the concept was inspired by Studio Roosegaarde’s Starry Night bike thoroughfare in the Netherlands, the technology…


Hilly Lisbon launches electric bike share system in bid to solve congestion

August 4, 2017

Madrid has its scheme, while Muswell Hills never happened. Hilly cities from Rome to Rio will be watching as Lisbon starts e-bike hire Wander around Lisbons city centre with its vertiginous cobbled streets, treacherous enough on foot in the rain, its hard to imagine cycling ever taking off. Some streets are so steep there are funiculars to help you scale them, and Lisboetas on bikes are a rare sight outside…


Orica-Scott: 24 hours on the road with the Australian Tour de France team

July 21, 2017

Kieran Pender participates the Orica-Scott cycling team as they debate their course through the gruelling theatre 17 of the Tour de France Since its establishment in 2011, Orica-Scott has become one of the leading crews in the World Tour peloton. The only Australian getup participating at the highest standards of street cycling, Orica-Scott has triumphed places at each Grand Tour and several reputable one-day races. In 2017, the team wandered…