The electric bike market is destined to increase especially in hilly urban areas. The great potential of electric bikes leads new manufacturers to enter the market with increasingly innovative and cutting-edge models. Among the new models we point out one in contention on Kickstarter; it is Porteur Faraday, the electric bike that attracted our attention for its innovative and elegant design.
Exploring new tracks, touching pedal assisted bicycles and testing accessories for bikers, all this at the Fiera di Roma. Its name is email protected and will bring together all cycling enthusiasts or more commonly, the bicycle. The email protected slogan is fresh and fun and thus reads “all bikes lead to Rome”.
The web has been talking about it for years and finally in 2012 Smart will decide to launch its electric bike on the market. It's called Smart eBike and for sure it will be the most fashionable electric bike of the moment. Suitable for an audience of all ages but with the eBike, Smart decides to take care of the design and details to put a youthful and cutting-edge product on the market.
VeloChic is a particular bicycle designed for women. It is an electric bicycle but also a portable bike. We have already talked about VeloBike and the portable bicycle signed "Mini" which can be chosen as an accessory when purchasing a Mini Cooper. With the surge in sales recorded in the cycling market, so-called portable bicycles are spreading, the one we will present today is called VeloChic, a concept designed to increase the use of cyclists in an urban environment.
Imagine a cycle path 60 km long and five meters wide, where about 2 million people can travel by bicycle every day, thus saving fuel and living more and more with zero impact. In Germany it does not take imagination to conceive all this, in fact a project has been proposed by the Ruhr city transport company.
For 27 years, the Italy Gala has been celebrated in New York, the event that promotes the image of Italy in the world. This 2012, the folding bicycle signed by Fiat was presented at the Galà Italia. The bike bears the name of the 500 pop.The Galà Italia was held on February 23 at the Marriott Marquis Hote in New York, an event that contains the best of Made in Italy.
Naples, Rome, Turin, Bolzano… In Italy, which are the most cycling cities? We have already talked about the cycle paths in Milan and the bicycle maps that show you all the paths and cycle paths of Italy and Europe using a GPS navigator for bikes. Today we will do an overview of the cycle paths in Italian cities, if you are a cyclist, a holiday in the urban centers that are more bicycle friendly is almost a must.
The car manufacturer Fiat has launched its Fiat Pop bicycle on the market, perhaps Peugeot will follow in its footsteps because it has presented the DL122 to the public, an easy-to-ride bike designed specifically for those who cannot do without notebooks and various paperwork. The DL122 has a leather compartment to accommodate a notebook, the compartment can be positioned in such a way as to become a safe, moreover, despite the weight of the laptop, the bike will be well balanced.
Home deliveries without excluding kilometers and strictly zero impact! This is the philosophy of Tricló: using pedal tricycles, deliveries and collections are made in the center of the city of Padua, including restricted traffic areas.We have already talked about pony express cycling but we have not told you how much is growing in hurry this phenomenon.
A new electric bicycle has been launched on the market but perhaps it will not be available in Italian stores because it is too fast, it is, in fact, the fastest electric bike in the world and could break the mobility laws provided by the European Union. The price of the Smart eBike has amazed you, that of the fastest electric bicycle in the world will surprise you: 5.
After the Milanese bicycle wash, we see the bicibus arrive, an entirely Dutch idea that could soon spread to some places in Italy, where cycling culture is well established. Thanks to the bicibus, young and old can get to school on the pedals of a real four-wheel bus.
We renamed it the ninja bike, because it is agile, very light, versatile and ... invisible! The bicycle in question is the X-9 Nightawk was made entirely in a very light carbon fiber and for this reason it weighs just over a kilogram. It is totally black, elegant and signed BME. But wait, did I say invisible?
Milanese bike-sharing is an exemplary case but unfortunately rare in Italy. The world is beautiful because it is varied. We leave Italy and take a trip around the globe to find out what other cities combine with bike sharing services. Norway. With Bysykkel's bike-sharing service, a subscription in Norway costs around 12 euros.
It seems that building bicycles is the passion of all car manufacturers, here comes yet another eBike, this time it was born from the collaboration between the Opel company, leader in the automotive sector, and the design team of the Kiska company which stands out for its unmistakable customer portfolio.
A new cycle path arrives and replaces the tracks of what was the "Vicenza - Noventa - Montagnana" railway. The track makes room for 30 kilometers through 11 Venetian municipalities. The track, active from May 20, arouses a strong historical-environmental and landscape interest, is perfect for visits, excursions or more practically, to connect the numerous Venetian municipalities on the pedals.
Are you tired of electric bikes designed by car manufacturers? If so, resign yourself, it is a growing trend so we are just starting. What we will show you today is the eBike designed by Audi. A very special electric bike. WATCH THE PHOTOS OF THE AUDI E-BIKE A design like this we had not yet seen.
The electric bike offers the convenience of a car and the benefits of a bicycle. Electric bicycles are not yet widespread enough and for this reason we propose an article dedicated to those who want to approach the world of electric bikes. Why is it as comfortable as a car? These are two completely different vehicles but designed for the same purpose, mobility.
Mapping of the road surface for bicycles within the CI Area Milanese who love to pedal or who simply wish to do it every now and then can count on a new service: Milanobicimap.it is the website created by ACTL (Association for Culture and Free Time) and Fiab Ciclobby Onlus which allows you to identify in a simple and immediate way (even through a smartphone) the most suitable city route to travel by bicycle.
BMW is certainly not the first carmaker to launch a line of electric vehicles but it's nice to see a giant like BMW enter the clean mobility sector with electric cars like the BMW i3 and electric bikes like the "i Pedelec". Pedelec (Pedal Electric Cycle) is configured as the perfect complement to the BMW i3.
The largest contemporary global protest against child sex tourism is about to begin. An event that will end in 2014 with the World Cup in Brazil. In Brazil, pedophilia and the commodification of bodies are deeply rooted realities. Associations born in Italy also think about fighting against these realities, as is the case of Demetra Onlus, an international voluntary and solidarity organization that has been collaborating with the institutions and the fight against violence against women and child abuse.