Do You Need an E-Bike-Specific Helmet?

Helmets With More CoverageFor all bike riders, it’s essential to make sure a helmet fits securely, Swart says—and this is equally true for anyone getting on an electric bike. But beyond that, e-bike riders might look into a helmet that provides more coverage on the sides and back of the head, like a commuter or…

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Best Soundbars of 2024

Here are a few shopping suggestions to keep in mind. • Make sure you can return or exchange the soundbar even if you listen to it in a store before buying it. Soundbars may sound very different in your home. • Determine how many channels of sound you want. To simply enhance your TV sound,…

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Will the Olympics Save Nike From Its Midlife Crisis?

It’s hard to imagine how the city will fare during the Olympics. Paris’ very charm—its narrow streets and exquisite small shops—means that even on a normal Tuesday, automotive traffic is pretty bad. (Hence the flood of electric bikes that nearly mowed me down every time I crossed a street.) The Seine is beautiful, but the…

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Hisense U8N TV Review: Loaded Package, Shades Required

The U8N also lets you control the volume output of its optical port with the TV remote, making it much simpler to control older audio systems that don’t support HDMI ARC/eARC, like my original KEF LSX speakers. If you decide to settle for the onboard sound, the U8N’s 2.1.2 speaker system offers some decent detail,…

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