Urban Commuting News

Jump Rental Bikes Unnecessarily Destroyed by Uber

A few years ago, while getting my Brompton folding bike worked on, a bike mechanic told me something that I’ll never forget. My Brompton needed a new part in order to be able to fold it, and...

The Death Of The GM Electric Bicycle

Today, we would like for you all to bow your head down, and join us in a moment of silence. We gather to celebrate the short life of the GM electric bicycle. The GM electric bicycle...

Zagster Rides Out Of Rochester, New York

Three years ago, a new bike rental service named Zagster rolled into Rochester, New York. It was convenient to use, affordable, and exciting. As far as I’m concerned, what wasn’t there to like. At the...

General Motors Is Testing Airless, Puncture-Proof Tires

I have some exciting news for all you motor vehicle fanatics. I recently read on Detroit Free Press that General Motors is teaming with Michelin to give car buyers an airless tire on vehicles starting in...

NYCEWheels In New York City Is Officially Closed

For all you folding and electric bicycle aficionados, I have some very bad news for you. I recently discovered that NYCEWheels, the largest folding and electric bicycle retailer in New York City, suddenly closed down. When...
Andy Thousand