electric bike

Former officer's electric bike lands him in court

If it looks like a moped and goes as fast as a moped, is it actually a moped?

Not according to a Blenheim defence lawyer.

That was the argument lawyer Mike Hardy-Jones made at a seven-hour defended hearing for former Blenheim traffic policeman Anthony Dale Bridgman, who faces a charge of driving while disqualified and driving an unregistered vehicle.

MIT’s big wheel in Copenhagen

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Tomorrow, Dec. 15, at the Copenhagen Conference on Climate Change, MIT researchers will debut the Copenhagen Wheel — a revolutionary new bicycle wheel that not only boosts power, but can keep track of friends, fitness, smog and traffic. Though it looks like an ordinary bicycle wheel with an oversized center, the Wheel's bright red hub is a veritable Swiss army knife's worth of electronic gadgets and novel functions.