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Dec 24, 2013 11:23 AM ET // Talal Al-Khatib
Is there a such thing as an easy way to get across one of the world's most hostile environments?
Jun 26, 2013 04:12 PM ET // Alyssa Danigelis
This speed demon wants to retrace Charles Lindbergh's flight in a custom electric aircraft. Continue reading →
May 29, 2013 09:04 AM ET // Talal Al-Khatib
Building the world's largest national road network was no easy feat. Maintaining it is proving even more challenging. Continue reading →
Apr 19, 2012 05:34 PM ET // Erik Trinidad
Now that we're basically living in yesteryear's vision of the future -- with our portable communication devices, futuristic sneakers, and even flying cars -- it's time to think further ahead. From a travel and transportation point-of-view, the engineers at ET3 are proposing an über-fast Evacuated T...
Nov 1, 2011 07:34 PM ET // Derek Markham
Got a great mountain bike which spends more time gathering dust than churning it up? Or perhaps a sweet road bike that sits lonely and unloved during the week? Or maybe you travel and need to rent a bike at your destination, or you're hosting travelers who need a bike rental? Then you'll probably w...
Oct 17, 2011 07:30 PM ET // Derek Markham
The latest innovation in chainless bicycles features an extremely odd looking drive mechanism, utilizing strings to propel the bike, with the drivetrain on both sides of the frame. Introducing StringBike. StringBike features the innovative StringDrive technology, an alternating drive system which c...
Nov 2, 2011 07:39 PM ET // Derek Markham
Velolet aims to produce 'frictionless experiences' for bike rentals, connecting cyclists with rentals and bicycles with renters by checking or setting bike availability, taking or making reservations, and making or receiving a payment through their online service. I'm really jazzed to see more bicy...
Nov 2, 2012 08:15 AM ET // The DNews Editors
With subways still not running to Manhattan from Brooklyn and with gas shortages crippling drivers, the bicycle has become a critical NYC mode of transportation.
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