Tag: Bicycle

  • Metro – Hubway: The bicycles are coming! The bicycles are coming!

    Here is a great article that outlines Hubway in Boston in case you didn’t have time to look it up already. It launches in less than 2 hours!!!! “Hubway will feature “swipe card” payments and will cost $5 per day and $85 for a yearly membership. Annual memberships for $60 are being offered for people […]

  • Denmark Is Made For Cyclists « Ice Tubes

    Another instant bike fanatic due to a trip to Denmark.   Read this post and it pretty much sums up the response of any person who has been to there. Denmark Is Made For Cyclists « Ice Tubes. “Bikes are in front of every store, restaurant and bar, and all offices and rail stations are […]

  • Rack of the Day!

    I was at the Worcester Library this past weekend.  Yes, they have one and it’s pretty nice.  I mean a library is pretty hard to screw up, books, tables some computers and you’re done! They had this nice rack out front with one lone bike.  It looked so sad, I just had to snap a […]

  • Forget Everything Else, I need this bike! Mind-Controlled Gear Shifting.

    The “innovative technology” part — the bike helmet, designed by Deeplocal, incorporates (wait for it) abuilt-in EEG array that lets you shift gears just by thinking about it. After a ten-minute “training” session that tells the system how to distinguish “shift up” from “shift down” (or “I want a sandwich”), the helmet will reliably send the […]

  • Why Can’t the U.S. Learn Lessons from Europe?

    “Building bike paths alone will not get people out of their cars in the U.S. and onto bicycles. To create a thriving bike culture in America’s cities, people must begin to view bicycling as Europeans do — not just as a way of exercising, but as a serious form of urban mass transportation.”by elisabeth rosenthal […]

  • It’s just not gonna’ catch on! Sorry Soccer.

    I hate to be the one to break the news to everyone who will be doing human interest stories over the next few weeks but it’s not going to happen. Women’s soccer is not going to catch on in any major way in the USA because of the women’s world cup run. Don’t shoot the […]

  • Rack of the Day- Bike Sharing

    A stormy depressing Friday deserves a light resurgence of the “Rack of the Day” feature on carfreebrad.com.  Today I thought it would be nice to focus on bike sharing features.  There are a lot of really cool setups all around the country and the world that deserve a bit of love.