Election crusader cycling for ‘real’ democracy – Pedal power

Election crusader cycling for ‘real’ democracy – Pedal power

Updated: 13 Apr 2019, 12:15 PM IST 1/9 Pedal power Lal Mani Das raises his voice above the morning din outside a railway station in the city of Patna city to make an appeal: Vote for a strong democracy. The 45-year-old from impoverished Bihar state is not a vote-seeking politician or a government election agent […]

Live blog: Driving costs v cycling benefits, Peter Sagan recons Paris-Roubaix cobbles + more

Live blog: Driving costs v cycling benefits, Peter Sagan recons Paris-Roubaix cobbles + more

The costs and benefits of driving and cycling A new study has calculated the per kilometre cost of driving, cycling and walking in the EU. Eltis reports that the parameters used were: Environment Travel time and vehicle operation Health, accidents and perceived comfort Perceived safety and discomfort Quality of life, tourism and infrastructure They concluded […]

Scientists improve cycling performance of Al-based batteries with high areal density cathode

Scientists improve cycling performance of Al-based batteries with high areal density cathode

Al Anode in High Areal Density Lithium Ion Battery, the structure is rock-solid as Great Wall Credit: SIAT Lithium-ion batteries (LIBs) are the dominant power source for portable electronics and electric vehicles. However, the relatively low theoretical capacity of the graphite anode (372 mAh g-1) hinders the enhancement of the energy density of LIBs. Therefore, […]

New Specialized Roubaix launched with some major changes

New Specialized Roubaix launched with some major changes

If it looks like a Tarmac, is aero like a Tarmac (even more so) and can be set up like a Tarmac – is it still a Roubaix? The answer is a resounding ‘yes’, because though the bike Specialized has unveiled has taken major cues from the thoroughbred race bikes in its stable, it hasn’t […]

E-Bike Controversy: World Cycling, Moto Racing Organizations Clash

E-Bike Controversy: World Cycling, Moto Racing Organizations Clash

International Cycling Union officials denounced the International Motorcycling Federation for sanctioning electric mountain bike races and warned of penalties to any rider who took part in them. It was only a matter of time. As e-bikes continue to grow in popularity, questions over the machines’ DNA inevitably arise: When is an electric bicycle actually a motorcycle? […]