3D printing otherwise known as additive manufacturing is preparing to take the world by storm. Are we really ready for technology that will let people design or download designs to a community 3D printer and print what ever product they choose? This may sound far fetched, but the science is moving very quickly in this […]

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What the World Needs Now is a Solar Powered Electric Hybrid Bike. The price for gasoline has not helped the adoption of clean energy technologies such as solar and wind power as well as alternative transportation. On the other hand, given the very low global prices for fossil fuels these new technologies are doing surprisingly well.

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An Adventure on a Homemade¬†Solar Powered Electric Bicycle. If you are the “do it yourself” type of person who likes to build things in your garage, basement or backyard and are fascinated with solar powered transportation you will want to watch this. Adding a solar panel to an electric powered bicycle is a great project […]

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Laying Down on the Job with a Bird of Prey Bike. At first glance this looks like a person riding a regular bike in a strange way, but it is really a person riding a strange bike in a regular way. Having said that, this is one weird bike design that does not look like […]

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Human Powered Speed Record May Fall to One of These Teams. There is a lot of attention into solar powered vehicle design, testing and racing with events taking place around the world in such places as Australia and Africa where the sun power in maximum. Another type of environmentally friendly transportation and competition is human […]

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Electric Bike with Regenerative Braking Now Available. The folks at RIMAC Automotive that brought us the Concept One, all electric super car have put their brain power into a very cool electric hybrid bike that comes with regenerative braking technology. Named the GreyP this bike has a range of at least 120 kms and can […]

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An Electric Bike Option for Exercise Enthusiasts. ( TeK-THinK) There has been a recent rush of electric bikes on the market, some of which are pretty cool. Many of these are what I would call electric only which really removes the exercise portion of the bike experience and makes it more like a scooter. Other […]

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Bicycle Safety Technology Gets a Boost with Some New Thinking! According to Wikipedia,the first verifiable claim for a practically used bicycle belongs to German by the grand name of Baron Karl von Drais, who was civil servant ( had a lot of time on his hands maybe) to the Grand Duke of Baden in Germany.

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