Fund this Kickstarter campaign to get an awesome 8-in-1 kids bike

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By Rachel Oakley in New Products on Friday 26 June 2015

Got kids? Then you’ll probably want the LegGo bike. This fun bike means your child can ride the same bike from when they’re 8 months old to when they’re six years old. And it’s all because of a very unique design that allows you to disassemble the bike as your child grows.

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Not many people can ride this bicycle and it’s for a very good reason

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By Rachel Oakley in Video on Saturday 23 May 2015

Knowledge is not understanding, Dustin reminds us in this video. ‘The algorithm that’s associated with riding a bike, in your brain, is just that complicated’, he says. ‘Think about it. Downwards force on the pedals, leaning your whole body, pulling and pushing the handlebars, gyroscopic procession in the wheels, every single force is part of this algorithm. And if you change any one part it affects the entire control system’.

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This video of someone mountain biking has amassed 24 million views in one month and it’s not hard to see why

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By Kenny Ong in Video on Monday 1 December 2014

Because I have a fear of heights (don’t judge),  I sat on the edge of my seat and watched the video with eyes wide shut most of the time. In it, Danny Macaskill went biking at the scenic Isle of Skye in Scotland and spat at death in its face repeatedly by riding along the […]

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Why don’t you own a bike table yet?

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By Rachel Oakley in New Design on Tuesday 27 May 2014

Brooklyn-based artist Tyagi Schwartz designed this table that’s made with a vintage bicycle and topped with panels of rustic wood. While the bike doesn’t function as a bicycle anymore, imagine the excitement of wheeling this beauty out into the backyard during a get-together. It automatically scores you cool points.

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This guy rides his bike backwards down Norway’s Trollstigen at 50mph!

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By Rachel Oakley in Video on Wednesday 18 December 2013

Seriously, do not try this at home. Norwegian daredevil Eskil Ronningsbakken shows us just how talented a bike rider he is as he takes on an 850m-mountain road. Winding around the hairpin turns and getting frighteningly close to the edge, Ronningsbakken completes the 4.5km stretch in under 3 minutes, while reaching top speeds of 50mph. […]

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Carry a six pack on your bicycle

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By Cormack O'Connor in New Products on Friday 8 March 2013

If you’re a fan of cycling everywhere but find riding your bike to parties a little too awkward with all your yummy, malty beer, we may be about to change your life. The Six Pack Bicycle Frame Cinch by Walnut Studio has just been made available in Australia through Cycle Style. Yes, now you can […]

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Andy Martin releases the remarkable Beech Wood Bike

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By Cormack O'Connor in New Design on Friday 12 October 2012

Thonet in collaboration with London-based designer Andy Martin have created an amazing concept road bicycle. The bike is made from beech wood, with carbon fibre wheels. It’s truly a machine of beauty and allows for a greater connection to the bicycle and the surface on which you ride. With the capability of using several interchangeable […]

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Wolfies Cycles: a statement on two wheels

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By Wolfies in New Events on Tuesday 5 April 2011

Wolfies Cycles epitomise all that is stylish, quirky and unique on two wheels. A handpicked collection of vintage classic bicycles, spanning trends from 1895 to 1990, with a particular focus on the 1940’s and 50’s, Wolfies Cycles is the new name in cycling cool.

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LED bike tires

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By Zolton in New Products on Thursday 12 August 2010

From Cyglo Tyres come these awesome bike tires which come with fluoro ‘long-lasting LED bulbs embedded into the tyre tread or wall to form a perfect ring of light to maximise the visibility of cyclists to other road users’. Yes, yes, that’s all good. But they look pretty cool, too.

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