Magura bike tech ensures both brakes get in on the stopping action

If you shy away from applying your bike's front brake, you're not alone. That's why Magura created its Integral Braking System (IBS), which automatically modulates stopping power between both brakes via a single hand-pull.

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Innovative two-chain bike boosts reliability on critical rugged rides

World Bicycle Relief has declared its Buffalo Bicycle the strongest available for rural terrain, and it hasn't taken the redesign lightly. With the Buffalo S2, it's reworked the basic chain, gears and pedals into a unicorn: a two-chain drivetrain.

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Tiny ebike motor disappears into frame but still kicks out bulk power

ZF is best known as an auto tech and supply company, but it's ready to grow its name in ebikes. Its new 48V drive is centered around one of the most compact, inconspicuous electric motors in the bike game and still boasts serious power and torque.

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DJI ebike rips electric motor tech out of the sky and into the dirt

Chinese drone and imaging multinational DJI has announced its entry into the ebike drive system market, along with the launch of a new ebike brand and the first electric mountain bike to sport Avinox power.

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World’s first carbon-neutral tire rides the road to sustainability

Norway's innovative tire maker reTyre has cooked up what's claimed to be the first carbon-neutral tire. Debuting at Eurobike this week, the concept is made from 100% reclaimed materials – including recycled fishing nets and beads from body armor.

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Tern’s latest cargo ebike has a premium heart but entry level pricing

Cargo ebike pioneer Tern has launched a new family friendly model called the Quick Haul Long, which takes much from the company's premium GSD hauler, but serves it up in a more affordable package.

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fizik pursues ultimate butt comfort with custom 3D-printed saddles

Over the past few years, we've heard how both custom-fit and 3D-printed bicycle saddles are comfier than their regular counterparts. Well, Italian bike-seat-maker fizik has now combined the two, with its One-to-One bespoke 3D-printed saddle service.

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$1,100 low-step fat-tire ebike opens more routes to more riders

CyCrown is looking to get more folks riding with a low-step fat-tire ebike rolling a 1-kW motor for Class 3 riding in the city plus a 60-mile battery for heading into the wild. But perhaps the most attractive feature is the relatively low ticket price.

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Butt-friendly bike seat moves with your legs

If you don't want a part of your body to get sore, then that part shouldn't be pushing against something that doesn't move with it. That's the thinking behind the vabsRider bicycle saddle, the two sides of which pivot in time with your pedaling.

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The world’s lightest folding ebike? Not quite, but it’s much cheaper

ADO has launched an Indiegogo campaign for what's billed as the lightest carbon folding ebike – at 12.5 kg. That's not the lightest with the Hummingbird Flax ($6250) and Electric ($5,625) both weighing 10.3 kg and the $7995 Yikebike Model C weighing in at 11.4 kg. The ADO Air Carbon is MUCH cheaper though.

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