Jun 042015
Olympic Cyclist Powers A Toaster

Most of take our technologically advanced world for granted. We flip lights on and off without even thinking about it. To remind people that electric power is something we should all appreciate, The Toaster Challenge had Olympic track cyclist Robert Förstemann attempt to power a toaster to make a slice of toast using a stationary bicycle generator. Really makes you think…


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May 262015
Riding Backwards Steering Bicycle Is Nearly Impossible

We’ve all heard the saying “it’s just like riding a bicycle,” meaning it’s something that you can pick up years later and remember easily. But that doesn’t apply to this bike that Dustin from Smarter Every Day found. This special bike has an extra set of gears so when the rider turns left, the wheel actually turns right, and vice-versa. This video has gone viral with over 5.5 million views!


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May 022015
Daring Homeowner Catches Bike Thief At Last Second

Nothing destroys the peace of mind and comfort of home than being robbed. In just a moment, not only are you missing something physical but even worse, your sense of security is gone. So when one homeowner who left his garage door noticed a sketchy character walk into his garage and steal a bike, he didn’t hesitate to run after him and take him down! This man is the hero on the block! 


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Mar 312015
Volvo Lifepaint Makes Bikers Visible At Night

Bicycling is a great way to get around town. It’s also good exercise and helps reduce traffic congestion and pollution. The only problem is, the rest of the cars can be a great danger for bikers, especially in busy cities and especially at night. Volvo has invented a new special product to help bikers literally light up during the night. Lifepain is a reflective spray paint that is invisible during the day, but shines bright at night. 

This video has gone viral with over 900,000 views!


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Feb 182015
Japanese Underground Bicycle Parking Technology Is Genius

Older videos of Japan’s impressive underground bicycle parking have been seen on the Web before, but this new video featuring the topic is trending again now. As biking is so popular in Japan’s congested urban areas, engineers have created a very unique way to park all those bicycles: underground.

The entire process is automated. Simply roll your bike into the groove, enter your payment, and your bike is taken underground by a robot arm. To retrieve your bike, just wave your ticket. Genius! 


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