Velorapida Style model with rod brakes and coaster pedal What is Velorapida? An electric bike, sorry ... with pedal assistance, entirely produced in Italy and equipped with a 250 watt motor and a battery that allows it to develop a speed of 25 km / h with 60 kilometers of autonomy. The frame is one of the lightest in the electric bike category and in addition it is liquid painted in the best Italian tradition, so the color is more vivid, highlighting the details.
Italians prefer pedals to four wheels but when they read this news their love for bicycles will increase dramatically! In Italy, compared to 2010, in 2011 the sale of bicycles increased by 200 thousand units, in 2012 just ended, the sale of bicycles recorded a further increase bringing economic benefits not only to bicycle manufacturers but also to the local economy !
It's vacation time, it's time to cycle! The advantage of the portable bike is that you can fold it to take it anywhere, on vacation, on the bus, on the train or simply… on your shoulder. The portable bike is characterized by a mechanism that allows it to be disassembled until you get a perfectly folded bicycle that takes up a few centimeters of space: once folded, the portable bike can be stored in a backpack or in a particular case, similar to the dedicated one. to musical instruments.
Sustainable mobility plays a fundamental role in the fight against climate change. With it, the bicycle took on a key position. More and more Italians travel by bicycle and the seats in the front row are occupied by women. The bike is the ideal ally for sustainable mobility and pedal assisted bikes are becoming more and more popular on this line.
The bicycle is the cheapest and most ecological means of transport. The number of women who travel by bike both for walking and for carrying out the errands of daily life is ever increasing. The needs of women cyclists are not many, perhaps a basket and a softer gel seat… but when we talk about mothers on the pedals, the situation changes.
It made its debut on the market starting last July but there are many doubts about the Smart electric bike. Let's try to clarify a bit: no road tax, insurance or license plate. No maintenance or fuel! Despite being an "assisted" traction vehicle, the Smart bike does not require road tax, insurance or anything else.
We have already told you about the Audi electric bike and we have also shown you a rich photo gallery. Almost a year has passed since the presentation of its first prototype and the German car manufacturer is not ready to say a single word about its launch. The public is impatient but the wait is still long, just think of the Smart electric bike, the car manufacturer has spent several years from the presentation of the first prototype to the official launch which took place only last summer.
The BMW brand is not tied to classy cars, as evidenced by the products offered in the BMW Welt shops. The proposals of the BMW lifestyle shops are varied, from BMW bicycles to refined travel leather goods; Those interested in BMW bicycles will certainly not be disappointed.The German brand offers various types of bicycles to ensure maximum comfort for every type of excursion on the pedals: cruise, touring, kids and even more performing racing bicycles.
Aspes, a historic Italian motorcycle manufacturer, makes itself felt on the market by offering various innovative vehicles, among which the electric bicycles of the EcoWheels line are very popular. The line includes two models of electric bicycles, the EcoSport in men's and women's versions. Let's see together the characteristics of the Aspes electric bicycles.
Is your bike too anonymous and are you looking for creative ideas to customize it? Don't worry, just a little creativity and manpower but ... in the absence of that there are the right purchases: on the market there is no shortage of real kits or accessories to customize the bike. crochet saddle cover and handlebar cover.
NCycle is a futuristic electric bicycle. Perfect for those who love technology, ergonomics and comfort. nCycle, with its design and features, will revolutionize the two-wheeled pedal sector and cycling will seem like a dream ... let's see why! Are you dreaming of a highly elegant folding bicycle?
Bicycles are increasingly the protagonists of issues of legality. We saw it in a Brazilian prison where inmates, to shorten the time of their sentences, have the opportunity to ride a bicycle to produce clean energy. Today we see it in Uruguay, here, the government offers a brand new bicycle for every firearm delivered.
Those who travel to work by bicycle are much happier than those who travel by car! We at IdeeGreen have always suspected this, today it was confirmed by the research of Oliver Smith, a PhD student at the State University of Portand. Oliver Smith's study shows that he travels there by bicycle and on foot, he is happier than those who travel alone, sitting in his car.
All cyclists get thirsty between one ride and the next; the vast majority of bicycles, in the lower part of the frame, incorporate a housing for water bottles. Taking a water bottle, however, is not so simple; we are there pedaling and we look awkwardly between our legs trying to devise a way to get down and grab the bottle of water ... maybe by reaching out we may even risk losing our balance!
Greenway or Railway: which side are you on? Traditional bike path for traditional bicycles or Rail Bike, literally bike on rails? The question is very timely and the answer (not only yours) depends on the fate of several million public money destined (for now) to transform the tracks of the Irpinia Avellino-Rocchetta railway into the track, abandoned by convoys in 2010 but still viable. .
A bicycle made of recycled cardboard? Izhar Gafni, a 50-year-old Israeli entrepreneur, succeeded in designing it. After having worked out for almost four years a project to eliminate the structural weaknesses of corrugated cardboard, the entrepreneur has managed to give great resistance to the material which, apparently, is more resistant even than the carbon with which modern bicycles are made. racing.
Bike-sharing is one of the tools of sustainable mobility whose advantages and benefits are many: using the bicycle in urban travel is good for the city, it does not produce pollution, it reduces traffic pressure but not only! Cycling is good for your health. On this topic, here is a concept developed by Swiss designer Rafael Schmidt that can revolutionize the entire bike-sharing system.
The Mini Folding Bike is the Mini folding bike. It arrived in Italy in August 2011 and since then, it has still aroused the curiosity and interest of users. The Mini folding bicycle consists of an aluminum frame and a folding system that allows it to be opened or closed in seconds.
From March 2013, the electric bike market will see a new player on the field, we are talking about Polaris, a car manufacturer specializing in the production of off-road vehicles. Polaris has entered into a collaboration with Evantage, a manufacturer of electric motors for eBikes, together, the companies will launch a new line of electric bikes, available on the market from spring this year.
The 2013 edition of the North American Handmade Bicycle Show, the event that brings together enthusiasts from the world of pedals and artisans, bicycle manufacturers, has just ended. The bikes on display during the 2013 edition perfectly integrated the modern concept of "assembly" with more traditional construction skills.
Carbon fiber is by no means a novelty but only today is this material becoming accessible enough to be used in different sectors. Carbon fiber is by no means a rare material but it has high production costs and has not yet returned to large-scale economies. As soon as the production processes undergo improvements, carbon fiber will become the standard material for the construction of bicycles, just as aluminum has replaced the old and heavy steel, soon, carbon fiber will replace aluminum!