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Bikestock: A vending machine for broken-down NY cyclists

Cycling in New York can be tough enough, but breaking down there? Brooklyn-based Bikestock hopes 24-hour vending machines, plus local businesses, will add up to the right help for stranded bikers.

By Jan. 7, 2014


Animated display lets cyclists trip the light fantastic

The Monkey Light Pro system mounts LEDs inside bike wheels. Start spinning to see the customizable images and animations in action.

By May. 28, 2013


Copenhagen: A city of SUV cyclists

With 55 percent of its residents cycling to their place of work or education each day, Copenhagen has succeeded in changing its transportation system--and improving quality of life along the way.

By Aug. 18, 2011


Volvo CISS lorry uses lasers, ultrasound to reduce collisions with cyclists

Volvo is trialling a laser-based safety system that could help reduce the number of cyclists killed or injured by lorries on busy city streets.

By May. 18, 2011


Cyclists may get a hand (and arm) with safety

Award-winning concept would embed "smart" LEDs in jacket sleeves.

By Apr. 10, 2008


Race cyclists around the world from your garage

The Ergo Bike Premium 8i from Germany's Daum Electronics is not your standard exercise bike. It comes equipped with an Internet-ready computer that can be hooked up to a laptop, making it possible to compete with other racers from around the world. CNET News.com's Michael Kanellos gives it a test ride at City Cycle in San Francisco.

Nov. 1, 2007


SkyCycle puts London bike paths in the clouds

A revolutionary proposal to transform London's cycling infrastructure would place wide bike paths above the city's rail network.

By Jan. 3, 2014


Cyclist heads down freeway, blames GPS

A UK man using his phone to find a shortcut ends up cycling down a freeway, until police catch up with him.

By Feb. 25, 2014


Stolen bike rescued with bike-powered angle grinder

When a stolen bike was located tightly locked up, a group of bicyclists used their own leg power to free it.

By May. 31, 2013


'I just don't care,' says texting driver who hit cyclist

A 21-year-old Australian woman pleads guilty to dangerous driving after using her phone to text seven different numbers and then hitting a cyclist, causing multiple injuries, including a spinal fracture.

By Apr. 15, 2014