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Pedaling my way to the Velorution Bike Workshop.

April 28, 2013 in Transportation

The Velorution Bike Workshop is run and operated by volunteers to help people fix up their bicycles. In Paris, the workshop is open Tuesdays and Thursday from 16h-21h, and Sundays from 14h-19h. This place is just. awesome. I recently bought a bike off Craigslist for an upcoming bike trip in the Netherlands. It was a great [...]

WeBike. Wheel to feel it.

May 14, 2012 in Efficiency, Random Cool

Belgium-based WeWatt is developing the WeBike, a pedal-powered table that generates electricity for devices such as laptops and cell phones — to be installed in offices, restaurants, or even at home. Human power is not an efficient means for generating electricity.  But the WeBike is not solely about generating electricity.  The objective of the WeBike is [...]