Prices and details drop on Yamaha’s tough-looking YDX-Moro ebikes

Last week, we met Yamaha’s first dual-suspension ebikes, the innovative and slick-looking YDX-Moro and Moro Pro. Now we’ve got full details on the componentry and prices for these 500-watt, trail-hungry beasts.

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One-of-a-kind folding bike may be the lightest ever

Given that they have to incorporate hinges, latches and other structural considerations, folding bikes tend to be heavier than their regular counterparts. Nonetheless, a British designer has built one that tips the scales at just 6 kg (13.2 lb).

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Gorgeous F160 mountain bike is milled from a single aluminum block

With their big ugly welds, aluminum-framed mountain bikes generally aren't as pretty as their carbon fiber or titanium counterparts. That said, the German-made Frace F160 is a huge exception, as its frame is milled from a solid block of aluminum.

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Graphene-boosted (and very long-lasting?) bike lube costs almost $150

Among its many other remarkable qualities, graphene is the world's strongest human-made material. It's perhaps not all that surprising, therefore, that it's now been incorporated into a chain-protecting bicycle lubricant – and quite a pricey one, at that.

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Rad Power Bikes introduces entry-level RadMission ebike for $999

After announcing the latest version of its RadWagon electric cargo bike last month, Rad Power Bikes has now unveiled the RadMission electric metro bike, which sports conventional city bike looks and a price tag of under a grand.

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Bike-mounted car-detecting radar system now works with smartphones

Five years ago Garmin first introduced its Varia Radar system, which warns cyclists of cars approaching from behind. The company has now announced an updated version, that offers a couple of key improvements over the original.

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Bike-mounted car-detecting radar system now works with smartphones

Five years ago Garmin first introduced its Varia Radar system, which warns cyclists of cars approaching from behind. The company has now announced an updated version, that offers a couple of key improvements over the original.

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