Gallery: 7 Tricked-Out Bike Projects to Inspire the Cyclist in You

 
We love humanitarian design, but it doesn't get much better than a bike that helps underprivileged folk in Ghana. Mary Hark, professor at the Design Studies Department at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and founder of HARK! Handmade Paper Studio, created this very cool bike that power a paper mill. This isn't any old paper mill, mind you. Instead, invasive plant species are converted into paper, so this project provides exercise, a small income, and gets rid of pesky plants that mess disrupt the local ecosystem.

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