A colleague who stays a few kilometres away from office has bought a bicycle, and is now cycling tens of kilometres within and without Calcutta regularly for all sorts of activities. Many people are now discovering freedom on two wheels. In his book, Everyday Technology: Machines and the Making of India’s […]

By his junior year, he’d founded Rad Power Bikes. Now based in Seattle, his company approached $100 million in sales in 2019. It has sold over 100,000 electric bikes. Numbers aren’t well reported for this young industry, but Rad Power Bikes is widely considered the largest e-bike seller in the […]

(TNS) — Electric scooters could finally hit Seattle streets, more than a year after Mayor Jenny Durkan said she was open to allowing the devices that became commonplace in cities like Portland and Austin. The Seattle City Council’s transportation committee voted Wednesday to approve legislation allowing free-floating rentable scooters. The full council will vote on […]

Go By Bike now offers e-bike test rides at their showroom in South Waterfront under the tram.(Photo: Go By Bike) Electric bike sales are skyrocketing nationwide and Portland is doing its part to stoke the boom. Now a new partnership between local bike shops, Oregon’s electric vehicle advocacy group, and […]

It’s amazing how much Israel has changed in the 40 years that I’ve been living here. When I first moved here (“made aliyah”) in 1980, the wait for a telephone line was six months, minimum. Now Israel is a world leader in communications technologies, working at the speed of light. […]

At the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak, consumers were grabbing up items, such as toilet paper, hand sanitizer and cleaning wipes to the point shelves were left empty and supply was unable to keep up with demand. The pandemic and quarantines led to closed schools, gyms, and parks, while also […]

One way U.S. residents have chosen to beat the pandemic blues is pedal power. Bike sales have skyrocketed in the past few months, as people are reconnecting with two-wheeled transportation in search of outdoor, social-distancing-friendly alternatives to pre-Covid-19 travel plans.  In March, as stay-at-home orders spread across the United States, […]

My family has just reached a milestone. The youngest child is now strong and confident enough to ride his own bicycle (no training wheels!) whenever we go out for rides around town or on nearby trails. That means I can return the “tag along” I borrowed from a friend last […]