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Step up your cycling socks game with autumnal colours

A change of season surely justifies a new pair of cycling socks. The new socks Skyline Hibernate design by DeFeet is 60% Nylon, 39% COOLMAX EcoMade and 1% Lycra, but best of all are its autumnal colours. We have one pair (see main image above) worth £22 to give away. (Shoe size EU 40-42.5, Women 8.5-10.5, Men 7-9) Leave us a…

An ultra-compact folding electric bicycle for £233

Electric bicycles have the potential to change the world for the better. For while an electrically assisted cycle may not be as environmentally benign as a conventional pedal powered bike, they offer the very real prospect of luring drivers from their cars. It’s an argument that is lost on those who have yet to experience an EPAC (electric power assisted…

Roadside eye test for drivers could see licence revoked immediately

Drivers with poor eyesight this month face having their licences revoked on the spot if they are unable to read a number plate from a distance of 20 metres. The crackdown by police forces in Thames Valley, Hampshire and the West Midlands and results will be used to estimate the proportion of drivers with poor vision. At present, learner drivers…

Vespa electric scooter available to order from next month

Piaggio has announced that, from next month, it begin building electric scooters.  Customers in Europe who places orders in September should receive their Electtica battery powered Vespa this autumn. Ever since its launch in 1946, the Vespa has become the scooter of choice for style conscious city commuters the world over. The Vespa might not have enjoyed the reputation for reliability…

Inflatable roof tent for your car

If you’ve ever battled with tent poles, searched in vain for missing pegs or cursed at uneven or wet ground, then the GT Roof might be for you. The GT ROOF is the world’s first inflatable roof tent and with a weight of only 25 kg, it’s the lightest too. The clever design fixes to your car via a sturdy…