Posts tagged "bike"
POC enters the road bike scene

POC enters the road bike scene

Swedish POC enters the road bike scene. The Receptor Commuter is developed for the needs of today’s urban cyclists. Safety features include heritage from Receptor+, possibly the most advanced multi-purpose helmet out there. The outer shell is durable and houses apartially PC-covered in-mold liner, reinforced in strategic areas for highest possible safety. Partial doubbleshell system. Magnetic buckle....
Porteur - a one for one membership based bicycle brand

Porteur – a one for one membership based bicycle brand

Porteur is a new membership based bicycle brand and concept. It comes to life with a promise – One for One. The Porteur bicycle is designed for a unique look and feel, but made truly special by those who use it. The first bicycles are sold in a limited edition only. They all come with a promise: for...
Magnetic bike lights from Copenhagen Parts

Magnetic bike lights from Copenhagen Parts

There are very few good looking slimline bike lights. Copenhagen Parts wanted something that looked good, worked well and, most importantly, could be fitted and removed instantly. The answer was – magnets. Magnets and steel tubes are an obvious match but we’ve spent a lot of time working on selecting the right components and perfecting...
Leading the way in city cycling

Leading the way in city cycling

Japanʼs cool bicycle company, tokyobike, will be running free bike maintenance workshops over the next two weeks at its brand new pop-up shop in Rivington Street. tokyobikeʼs expert mechanic on loan from our Head Quarters in Tokyo will lead the sessions, bringing his meticulous craftsmanship to our London workshop. The sessions have been created to...
BikeCare: sustainable, ethical and oil-free bike maintenance

BikeCare: sustainable, ethical and oil-free bike maintenance

Orontas Inc. is a lifestyle maintenance company. Based in Toronto, Orontas manufactures and distributes high performance, sustainable and nontoxic recreational and household products. In Spring 2011, Orontas launched their first extended product line for bike care featuring lubricant, cleaner, plant-based lube and waterproof grease. Founders Chris and George uphold the company to a high ethical...
Elian Cycles – artisans driven by a sense of tradition and an eye for improvement

Elian Cycles – artisans driven by a sense of tradition and an eye for improvement

Elian designs and builds bikes for people who appreciate craftsmanship. Classic bikes with a modern influence. Not because the market wants it, but out of a personal need for stylish and sporty transportation in the city. It all started with the Elian 01-Cargo, a lightweight carrier cycle which, thanks to a steel frame structure of...
The POC MAG color issue

The POC MAG color issue

The second POC MAG will be available for free at leading POC retailers from early November and is full of aspects and angels that influence the culture that the POC brand absorb, work and live in. In POC MAG they tell the story of what inspires them, why it does and how that is translated...
The invisible airbag bicycle helmet Hövding

The invisible airbag bicycle helmet Hövding

After several years of research and development a bicycle helmet unlike anything available on the market was launched yesterday. It’s bicycle helmet called Hövding (chieftain) that does not even sit on your head. The founders and inventors Anna Haupt and Terese Alstin showed up world news at the Technical Fair in Stockholm. - We wanted...
A new bike share system for Copenhagen

A new bike share system for Copenhagen

LOTS Design (Gothenburg), Koucky & Partners (Gothenburg) and Green Idea Factory (Berlin) teamed up to design an innovative bike sharing system for the City of Copenhagen. The team’s entry, called OPENbike, was yesterday awarded a first price at the city’s international design competition with 127 entries from 5 continents. The City of Copenhagen, one of...

Bike Share System 3.0

As the bicycle becomes the preferred form of transport in modern cities, Copenhagen is holding an open design competition for a new bike share system. The city wants the system to be a faithful friend in an hour of need for Copenhageners, and to be an attractive product for the city’s guests. Copenhagen’s bicycle system...