Motorized Bike Hides 21st-Century Tech With Turn-of-the-Century Style

Local Motors, the madcap group behind the crowd-designed Rally Fighter off-road racer, wants to make motorized bicycles look cool. Specifically, 1900s board track motorcycle cool. I'd say they managed to do just that. » 1/05/14 5:44pm 1/05/14 5:44pm

100 Years of Tour de France Bikes Map the Evolution of Cycling

There are few professional sports as closely bound to technology as cycling. A bike isn't just equipment, as skiis or a tennis racket might be—it's a partner in a symbiotic relationship between the machine and athlete. And it's remarkable to see how drastically certain parts of that machine have changed in the last… » 7/09/13 11:15am 7/09/13 11:15am

These Guys Are Turning Dead Cars Into Living Bikes

Normally, seeing a video'd junkyard crammed full of hulks of vintage Citroëns and Fiat 600s makes me want to hop on a plane and save each and every one of them like some soft-hearted kook at the animal shelter. That's generally not possible, but what these folks over at Lola Madrid are doing with these basket-case cars… » 2/25/13 12:00pm 2/25/13 12:00pm