Category Archives: Green thoughts

Ebike and lifestyle magazine

Let us suggest you a new magazine which is all about smart urban mobility! 😉

The magazine called Downtown announced its first issue with wonderful pictures and interesting articles about the ebike products and lifestyle.

Check it out now! 🙂

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What is the operational cost of an ebike?

The long winter nights give us the possibility of thinking on important manners… :p The scientific question of today is: how much money could we save if we would change over to an ebike? 😉


Ebike rental service in Stuttgart

I received this article from the administrator of the “Go Pedelec!” project in Hungary. I decided to share this with you, as I think, that could be the future of the big cities personal transportation! 🙂


The greener way to get there…

We saw a very interesting infographic on the page of One Block Off the Grid.  They asked the question: what is the eco-friendly way to move from point A to B?

Well, based on the chart on the long trips (~4000 km) the bus is the winner, because it will pollute the air with 200 kg CO2 per person “only”. It will not loose the advantage on mid-range (~560 km), but 27 kg of hazardous gas will leave the exhaust. In city environment (~32 km) the bicycle is the best option; but what is the first motorized vehicle? Yes, you can guess: it is the bus! 😉

I found it also interesting, that the electric cars are behind, even they pollute 80% less CO2 as the normal cars. The reason behind that, that those are mainly charged on a coal-fired grid. The hybrid cars (both internal combustion engine and electro-motor) are somewhere in the middle between the electric and normal cars.

Of course I feel the responsibility to extend the graph with the electric assisted bicycles… 😉 You can see that with orange on the picture. Those bikes emit 10g/km CO2 (together with the producing, charging and recycling processes) in the whole lifetime of the bicycle. For 32 km this is around 1 pound! So the winner of the most green motorized vehicles in the city is the ebike! 😉

I wish you good browsing and smart choice! 😉




Our daily war for the oil…

I read couple of news in the past days, which makes me thinking, so let me share them with you… Do you know, that you spend 80% of your salary to energy cost (means oil)?.