Tag: urban

MIT Media lab shows off urban, electric vehicles

At the opening of its new Media Lab, MIT showed off green urban transportation work. The different vehicles are known as the Smart Cities project. One such vehicle is the CityCar, a compact vehicle that can carry two passengers. Four of the electric vehicles can fit in a parking space that would normally accommodate only […]

Are E-Bikes 100% Waterproof? | Ask EMBN Anything About E-Biking

– Welcome to ask EMBN and today we’re going to be talking about water resistance, travel, pedals, and much much more. (logo whirring) Now, the first question is from Topsey Kretts. Topsey’s asking, Sorry I don’t know much about e-bikes, as I’m just thinking about getting into it. Anyway, are e-bikes waterproof or just water […]

Review: 2018 Riese & Müller Homage Electric Bike

Hi, my name is Karen Wiener from The New Wheel in San Francisco in Marin County. I’m here today with Riese & Müller’s Homage. The Homage is probably the only full-suspension step-through bike out there. At least, it’s the only one I know of. There’s a sort of awesome trinity that comes together in this […]

Review: Riese & Müller Roadster Electric Bike

Hi, my name is Karen Wiener from The New Wheel and San Francisco & Marin. I’m here today to share with you some of our thoughts on the recent Müller Roadster. It’s a newly revamped version of this bike, and I have to say, I’ve just been so excited to ride it and I can’t […]

Review: Riese and Muller Load 75 Electric Bike

– [Karen] Hi, my name is Karen Wiener from The New Wheel Electric Bicycles, and I am joined here today by the important Load 75 from Riese & Müller, and my partner in crime… – [Brett] Awesome partner. – …lover, and business partner, Brett Thurber. We thought we would take this opportunity to…Mommysplain and mansplain […]

Orbea Katu

More light. More air. More looks. The fly… I’ve seen this fly before… Days aren’t numbers. Seconds get filled up. I feel the beat in every street. Streets are never the same. That’s pretty clear on a bike. We pass each other every day, almost every day. If I’m thirsty, I can stop and drink. […]

Superblocks: How Barcelona is taking city streets back from cars

If you imagine a typical American city street, and you take away the space that’s dedicated to cars, you aren’t left with very much. There are some narrow walkways on the side, and some bridges in between them, but not much else. Cars dominate cities. Spend some time walking around most cities and you’ll find […]