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Bikers now can get Garmin Edge 705 GPS for Bike Navigation!

Garmin, a popular GPS manufacturer, has just introduced Garmin Edge 705 GPS for bikes.  The GPS system features the ability to monitor where you’ve gone by downloading data to your computer after your long cycle ride.

Looks great for people who are serious tracking their cycle data but if you just need a GPS, you could probably just stick a Blackberry with GPS and GoogleMaps to your bike using some clamps.

The Edge 705 combines (take a deep breath) GPS maps and navigation, heart rate, cadence and power output into a palm of your hand

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Eco-Bike is made out of Plastic!

Wow, all out of plastic???  What about the chain?

…the designer of the Izzy City Bike, Omer Sagiv has made this bike to be good for the rifer too, by encouraging them to sit properly as well as being designed to look pleasing on the eye. It’s great for either riding in the city for travelling to work or for someone who lives in a rural area and needs a b

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Suzuki Crosscage Hydrogen Fuel Cell Motorcycle!

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ItRA5L6s0Jw

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FQIVc-ut-jU

As a owner of a Suzuki GSX-R600 which does 0 to 60 in about 3.4 seconds (ahem…), I love this new Suzuki!!!

Well, I don’t think Bikes have to be more eco-friendly than they are right now at 50MPG (ahem….), but it’s a good thing I guess if your motorcycle can run on hydrogen fuel

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How to Convert your Bike into an Electric Power Bike!

Wow, check out this plug and play electric motor system for your bike. Basically, you remove your front wheel and attach the Neodymics Cyclemotor system.

The only feature that should be improved upon?

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Homemade Self-Balancing Vehicle Uno!

As a biker, I couldn’t resist posting this cool Uno, a uni-cycle that can balance itself. I must have missed it when it first came out but here it is.

The UNO, built by Ben Gulak, is essentially a 120-pound electric unicycle that balances itself with gyros and is capable of reaching 40MPH. The inventor initially began the project himself, but contacted robotics expert Trevor Blackwell later on to help reprogram the ECU. Currently, the vehicle is still in testing sta

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Bike the “flies” Google Earth!

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k3QK1eu3q3E

Wow, this is thing is AWESOME!!!

This guy could make a lot of money making this into a “world” travel virtual world.

Sun has been very successful in spreading Java to over 6 billion devices throughout the world. Well over a billion cell phone run Java. We in Sun Labs are interested in what comes next. In order to help make sure that the next generation of gadgets is based Sun technology, we developed Sun Small Programable Object Technology (SPOT). We’ve created an experimental platform to inspire developers to bu

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DIY – How to Build a Banana Bike!

Here’s a cool instructable on how to make your own banana bike.  Although I’d probably never recommend you ride one, it’d be fun to build one yourself.

Convert a small kid bike into a fun sporty looking silly riding adult bike.

Kids outgrow their bikes so fast but here is a way to put even the smallest 12″ wheel kid bike back into action as a cool-goofy adult bike.

Re-uses/repurposes old items from the dumpster: small kid bike, cru

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DIY Jet Powered Bike can go 75MPH!

Robbert Maddox, maker of custom jet engines, is selling his jet engine on eBay.

Check out this video of his Jet Powered Bike that can go 75MPH although you’d probably fall off the bike around 50MPH after the jump.

And a deafening one too: the pulse jet engine makes a frightening racket, and its humming sound earned the 2nd World War cruise-missile V1s which used similar eng

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DIY – How to Build an LED Glowy Bike!

Here’s an interesting DIY where you can make your bike glow with a big tube thang you can buy from Wal-mart.

This is an easy bike project that incorporates things like paint, an iPod speaker, and an LED tube.If you follow the instructable correctly, you should end up with a very nice bike for under $25!

via instructables

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DIY Electric Unicycle that Balances itself!

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cC9cdIUiOqU

Woohoo, I need a unicycle like this one!

The UNIQUECYCLE is an upgraded GEN2 unicycle featured below. It has been boosted to a 60V system yielding in excess of 1000W. The NiMh battery system has been replaced by SLA technology. The SLA is lower cost, easier to recharge and handles regeneration and peak current demands effectively. The higher voltage results in higher top-end speed. Speed overhead is critical for safety in order to maintain balance du

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