April 16, 2015

The future of commuting

There was a time when the humble bicycle was simply a collection of mechanical parts helping us get from point A to B. And although bikes have certainly been slave to the progressive march of technology, they have largely avoided a digital revolution… Until now.

Enter the Vanhawks Valour.

A tremendous Kickstarter success story, Vanhawks managed to raise $820,083 – Over 8x their original goal of $100,000. Billed as a “rethinking of the urban commuter”, in addition to a solidly spec’d carbon fiber bike, there’s certainly no shortage of digital enhancements to be found on the Valour:
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May 19, 2011

Hipster City Cycle Is Here!

Back in November I wrote about a pretty cool lil’ iPhone app/game that was in the works called Hipster City Cycle – Well, after a few more months of development it’s finally here!

It makes it’s debut in the App Store today, but Bikeridr got it’s hands on the app early so I’ve used the past few days to give it a go… I’m happy to say it’s lived up to my expectations :-D – Read More –

April 21, 2011

The (Bike) Doctor is in

Regardless of what circles they run in, or how long they’ve been on a bike there are always cyclists who could either use a little bit of extra knowledge in the repair department, or are somehow completely mechanically disinclined. I’ve seen friends stranded trail-side without a clue on how to get rolling again as well as those who attempt repairs only to end up with their bike worse off than when they started… Well finally it can be said that “there’s an app for that.” – Read More –