Leisure motorhome pushes cyclists farther with bike storage and flexible interior

Feeling the demand for a motorhome with built-in bicycle garage, Canadian motorhome maker Leisure Travel Vans has risen to the challenge and released the Wonder Rear Twin Bed (RTB). In addition to carrying two bicycles, the 25-ft (7.6-m), Ford Transit-based motorhome hits the road with a smart entertainment system, flexible bedroom, and versatile, multi-use furnishings […]

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Limited carbon fiber e-bike built for street and off-road motoring

Last year, e-bike veteran Optibike introduced what it described as the best bike the company had ever made, and the most fun to ride. Now a special carbon fiber edition R15 has been announced, with a redesigned frame and a top motor-only speed of 28 mph. Optibike has been in the e-bike building game for […]

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Cargo-carrying long-range VTOL UAV moves to full scale prototype stage

Florida’s Aergility has spent the last few years developing and testing a new kind of vertical take-off and landing aircraft (VTOL) called the ATLIS. The wingless autonomous delivery drone is being designed to fly at 100 mph (161 km/h) for hundreds of miles on a single tank of gas, making use of a proprietary lift […]

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AI algorithm teaches a car to drive from scratch in 20 minutes

A pair of artificial intelligence Ph.Ds from Cambridge University are going all-in on machine learning as the foundation of autonomous cars. Their company, Wayve, has just released video of a kitted-out Renault Twizy teaching itself to follow a lane from scratch, over the course of about 20 minutes. Wayve’s Amar Shah and Alex Kendall believe […]

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Antarctic-grade Ocea Nemo 50 ICE megayacht to power through polar seas

Some people look at the sea as a relaxing playground, a place for champagne and caviar sunsets atop yacht decks following midday PWC frolics through crystal-clear waters. Others will happily give up those tropical comforts to don their Sunday-best polar suits and circle the choppy, sea ice-laced waters of Antarctica on the all-new Ocea Nemo […]

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Honda to begin production of PCX Hybrid Scooter in September

It shouldn’t come as a surprise that Honda has announced production of the PCX Hybrid it showed at the 45th Tokyo Motor Show (TMS) last October, but it is. Honda often turns TMS concepts into production vehicles within a year if the public response is positive. Unlike hybrid cars though, particularly hybrid sports cars, hybrid […]

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CatEye Quick is a bike commuter’s computer

It was just yesterday that we heard about the CatEyeSYNC system, which allows up to seven bike lights to be controlled by one smartphone. Well, CatEye has also recently introduced its Quick cyclocomputer, designed with budget-minded commuters in mind. Traditionally, cycling computers are fancy rectangular things made for people who are into hardcore training – […]

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