Tunbebug Shake: The safe way to listen to music while riding

In every bicycle related forum you can find a thread of heavy discussions whether a bike helmet helps preventing from severe injury or not. At least in every German bicycle forum I know. I won’t repeat pro-helmet or contra-helmet arguments here and I will additionally not discuss why or whether I am wearing a [...]

“A powerful energy source” – an interview about the “Forumslader”

Long ago, on someone had the idea to build a charging device which uses the energy from the hub dynamo to charge electronic gadgets. While meanwhile similar devices are available from commercial producers, was developed there as a community project. Jens During from Cottbus, Germany, documented the development on [...]

Spezi2011: Who is showing what – Part 1

The Special Bikes Show, or Spezi (abbreviation for the German word Spezialradmesse), is the biggest and most important fair for the European recumbent scene. What started as an idea of a bike shop owner in Germersheim 15 years ago, now attracts visitors and exhibitors from all over the world. This years exhibitor with the [...]