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Copenhagen wheel is real.

I remember seeing this fake commercial for an electric assist wheel in an episode of Showtime’s long running series Weeds.

Andy Botwin, a character played by Justin Kirk, was trying to go legit after the suburban drug dealing family fled to Copenhagen. This was going to be Andy’s new product.

Here is the [...]

It's Biking 2.0?

Check out the latest in wheel technology from MIT’s SENSEable City Lab. The “Copenhagen Wheel” somehow stores energy from braking and saves it for when cyclists need a boost.

From Wired Magazine: (article by: David Banks)

“During the climate conference in Copenhagen on Tuesday, MIT’s SENSEable City Laboratory announced a new project for [...]