Tag: bicycle

Vekkit e-bikes now get 2-speed motors

You remember these guys, right? They sell conversion kits to turn your “normal” bike into an e-bike. We covered all this back in June, including how it all fits together. Now they’ve got a new 2-speed motor, so you can knock it into a lower “gear” effectively to …

The Modmo Saigon – New electric bike with a monster range

Up to 124 miles on one charge? Yes, this is the Modmo Saigon. Created by Irishman Jack O’Sullivan, the company has grown significantly of late due to the “secretly electric” bike. It has a very understated design – simple on the outside and full of tech on the …

Cowboy unveils their third generation electric bike

Since the lockdown we’ve all been having a look at how we get around. For some, things have changed dramatically – perhaps working from home now all the time or selling that second car because it’s no longer needed. For others, it might just be the type of …

Give your bike electric power easily with the Swytch Kit

Available for £799 (with a 50% discount for Indiegogo backers plus a 40% off deal for pre-orders here), this is the first “hand-held” eBike kit which fits on any wheel size and any bike type. As you can see from the pictures here, the main part is the …

Feature – My makeshift office / exercise bike

I write this whilst cycling. Yes, actually cycling. It might seem a little mad, and yes, it would be if I was actually moving, but I am instead sitting on an exercise bike in my garage. In truth I’ve had this particular exercise bike for a while now. …

SmartHalo – Finally, an easy to use navigation device for your bike

We’ve seen similar things in the past, but I’ll confess that this is the first one selling on Apple.com. The Montreal-based startup has sent us oodles of details for their SmartHalo gadget, but for me it’s probably easier to just watch this demo video. I promise I didn’t …

How much tech can you put into cycling?

In just a few days time I’m planning to do a cycle ride for charity. It’s in aid of the the Douglas Macmillan Hospice. I have a grand total of £0 in sponsorship on my JustGiving page. I’m dedicating it and doing it in memory of my father. …