Thursday, April 28, 2011

Origami ride - 14th May - Milton Keynes

Our May 14th Origami ride starts at Milton Keynes. More details are here.

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Bromptons for Hire

News of a new bicycle hire scheme opened to season ticket holders at Stoke-on-Trent railway station (in the UK) has been reported by the BBC. Virgin Trains have made fifty Brompton folding bicycles available in a trial scheme, which if successful the company plans to extend nationally.

Thursday, April 21, 2011

New UK distributor for Pacific Cycles

Pacific Cycles, Tiawanese manufacturers of a number of highly innovative folding bikes, now have a new UK distributor - Pacific-Europa. According to their new website the bikes will be available soon, and you can register your interest or pre-order their bikes now. The bikes were launched in the UK at The Gadget Show Live (13-17 April); you can see the Gadget Show's Dionne talking to Juan Marquez of Pacific-Europa and test-riding the iF Mode here. The bike, which along with others in the iF range folds using an ingenious mechanism designed by Mark Sanders of MAS designs, has been nominated for the Innovation and Design Awards 2011.