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    Motorsports: Scooter Land Speed Federation announces cross-country scooter dash

    Classic and modern scooters, and a few motorcycles, will be racing coast-to-coast next May in the 2013 Real Cannonball Sea-To-Shining-Sea Memorial Trophy Dash. The rally starts May 4 and will cover 2,926 miles between the famed Red Ball Garage in Manhattan, NY and the Portofino Hotel in Redondo ...

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    Two Wheels: Detroit Bike City documentary shows fun of pedaling in Motor City

    When you think of Detroit, two wheels is not the number that usually comes to mind. And getting around the motor city without a motor? It seems so... so... healthy. Filmmaker and biker Alex Gallegos shows that riding a two wheeler in Detroit is a lot more common and a lot more fun than you ...

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    Pedal Power: How bikes saved American roads

    2010 Mercedes-Benz Bicycles – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Despite what you may believe after driving through Detroit on I-75, we enjoy an excellent road system here in the United States. Few of us take the time to think about exactly where those roads came from or how the federal ...

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    Really want to go green? Consider one of America's Top 50 Bike-Friendly Cities

    We often focus our short attention spans on trying to clean up the internal combustion engines that currently power our automobiles. We also tend to look into the future to see what new technologies might be coming to send fossil fuels back to age of the dinosaurs. That said, there are a number ...

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    Old vehicle scrappage program not just for cars in Deutschland

    The popular German car scrapping scheme helped revive German car sales in the early part of 2009. The Germany city of Mannheim thinks that what's good for the four wheels is good for the two as well, and started a scrapping bonus plan for bicycles this past Saturday. It works like this: city ...

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    London will get 12 new bicycle lanes and "borough cycling zones"

    While car, truck and SUV (or, better said, car, lorry and 4x4) drivers in the UK are dealing with the new congestion charges that are coming to London, bicycle riders in the country can celebrate a huge increase in bicycle spending, £140 million worth, to be exact. The trouble is, that money ...

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    It's Friday: Fahrenheit 451's vision of the future includes very green transport

    I'm not in favor of firefighters burning books but I really liked the vision of future transport in Ray Bradbury's scif-fi classic Fahrenheit 451. As you can see in the video above, Montag, a book-burning firefighter, must walk home quite a distance after taking the train. There are no cars on the ...

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    Bike trends: chainless, brake less, retrodirect, illegal bike positions

    Want to know the hottest trends in bikes? Well, you have come to the right place. The picture above is Dekra's "chainless" bike which replaces your standard noisy, greasy chain with a totally self contained system. Not simple enough? Another popular trend are super simple fixed gear or track bikes ...

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    $612 million to walk or bike to school

    And you'd think walking would be free. Thanks to years of poor planning and an increasingly lazy (sorry, "busy") population, the U.S. federal government, through the Department of Transportation, is spending $612 million for a program called Safe Routes to School in about 20 states. This program ...

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    Videos: bikes at AltWheels Boston 2007

    There were a lot of cool bikes at AltWheels Boston 2007. The video above is all about the New Amsterdam Project (or NAP), a delivery service in Boston that uses bikes. NAP uses the same bike as the Royal Mail service, the largest fleet of bikes in the UK. The bikes are made by Cycles Maximus and ...

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    Jessica Alba drives Prius in Good Luck Chuck

    Smoking hot Jessica Alba drives a Prius. In a MTV Movie Awards acceptance speech, Jessica even suggested "practice safe sex and drive a hybrid if you can." Seems art imitates life because in her recent movie, Good Luck Chuck, her character drives a Prius as well. In the film, she gets a jump (Does ...

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    TomTom Rider, GPS for bikes

    TomTom made the first GPS device designed just for bikes and scooters called TomTom Rider. GPS navigation is very green: There is nothing more un-green than getting lost and wasting fuel trying to find your way. Scooters and bikes are are also green and TomTom deserves the credit for bring the two ...


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