From time to time we see a story about scientists trying to make a flying car, but we never seem to hear as much about flying bikes. Now why is that? Could it be because it is a frankly ludicrous idea which will never become reality? Ah, if you think like that then some Czechs could be about to give you a big surprise. It is true that we have heard little about flying...

Do you like cycling? Would you like to occasionally take a rest from pedalling and let the bike take the strain? Are you environmentally friendly? Let’s read on and see if you are a candidate for the Gocycle electric bike. Design It’s no Sinclair C5, but if you are the shy, retiring type who doesn’t like to turn heads then you might prefer to avoid this attention-grabber....

As an Internet nerd I spend quite a lot of time sat on my backside on my computer. The unfortunate result is that I do not get a great deal of exercise and have put on a few pounds! As the summer has finally arrived (sort of) I thought I would get myself a new bike and get back in the saddle. I used to go cross country riding and have been known to thrash my bike through...