Category Archives: technology

High school science students, Obama, and a bike-powered invention

Here’s a cool news article that one of our readers pointed out to us. A group of Florida high-school students developed a bicycle-powered water purification system, entered it into the…

LoJack/OnStar-like system for bikes?

We’ve written about fighting bike theft with GPS devices before, as well as posting about a cool web series called “To Catch a Bike Thief” where the producers set out…

Smartphone allows auto shifting?

  Manual or auto? –a question that people often consider when buying a car. In these times of high gas prices, a lot of people do consider giving up the…

Ebay Classifieds…another way to sell a bike

Have you ever tried to sell a bike on Craigslist? RL reports decent success with it, but I’ve never had any luck. In fact, the one time I tried it,…

Use an Old Phone to Locate Lost/Stolen Bike.

The app is called Prey. It’s similar to Lojack. You may know Lojack as the service that locates lost or stolen cars. But what about bicycles? I’m not sure if…