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PHOTOS: Striking Japanese Bike Parking Lot is Completely Overgrown with Green Ivy

PHOTOS: Striking Japanese Bike Parking Lot is Completely Overgrown with Green Ivy

Located on a busy street behind the Ritz Carlton Hotel Osaka, the facility acts as a place for people commuting to the city to store their bikes. While typical multi-level bike parking structures are drab

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Toto’s Poop Bike NEO Completes Its 870 Mile Journey Across Japan!

Toto’s Poop Bike NEO Completes Its 870 Mile Journey Across Japan!

We are so excited to learn that the amazing Toilet Bike Neo has completed its poop-powered 870 mile journey across Japan! Earlier this year, top toilet maker Toto unveiled their talking three-wheeled

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CRP Racing Unveil Energica E-Superbike at Italian Motorbike Show

CRP Racing Unveil Energica E-Superbike at Italian Motorbike Show

Electric superbikes enable bikers to travel the roads knowing they are both cool and environmentally friendly. While prototypes have been developed to break speed records, there still isn't a commercial

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Philadelphia Could Become Even Greener With New Bike Lane Proposal

Philadelphia Could Become Even Greener With New Bike Lane Proposal

Philadelphia is already known as a bike-friendly city, ranking number one in bike commuting per capita in the United States (2011). Perhaps this rank has spurred inspiration for their new city-wide

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Antoine Fritsch’s T2O Bamboo Bike is an Electric Eco Cruiser

Antoine Fritsch’s T2O Bamboo Bike is an Electric Eco Cruiser

The T2O is constructed primarily from bamboo, although it integrates cork, steel, and aluminum into its frame. A small motor sits at the hub of its rear wheel, and the battery is hidden away under the

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Valentin Vodev’s Partially Electric Vienna Bike Can Carry a Trunk Load of Groceries

Valentin Vodev’s Partially Electric Vienna Bike Can Carry a Trunk Load of Groceries

On a 3 hour charge, the Vienna Bike can travel as far as 37 miles, according to our friends over at Designboom. This is achieved when traveling at a rate of roughly 13.5 miles an hour, and with good

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The Faraday Electric Bike Goes Incognito With a Classic Look

The Faraday Electric Bike Goes Incognito With a Classic Look

The Faraday was built for the Oregon Manifest design competition, and the design team wanted to keep their cycle's look simple. With a minty fresh paint job, all of the bike's techy pieces are kept

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Nicholas Hanna’s Water Calligraphy Bike Paints Chinese Chracters on Beijing’s Streets

Nicholas Hanna’s Water Calligraphy Bike Paints Chinese Chracters on Beijing’s Streets

Media artist Nicholas Hanna was living in Beijing when he saw people painting Chinese characters on the sidewalks in parks. This form of art, called water calligraphy, gave Hanna the idea to create a

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Oracle Beater: Bike-Powered Paper Mill Turns Invasive Plants Into Paper in Ghana

Oracle Beater: Bike-Powered Paper Mill Turns Invasive Plants Into Paper in Ghana

Mary Hark’s interest in Kumasi, Ghana began with a year-long Fulbright fellowship that allowed her to get to know the local community. She and a team of students, artists and faculty from the Kumasi

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TOILET BIKE NEO: Crazy Poop-Powered Motorcycle to Travel Across Japan!

TOILET BIKE NEO: Crazy Poop-Powered Motorcycle to Travel Across Japan!

In just under a week, the toilet bike will begin a 100% biogas-fueled journey from Kyushu to Tokyo, making press stops to answer questions by inevitably bewildered spectators. Toilet Bike Neo’s commode

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2,000-Mile WAVE Rally of Electric Vehicles and Bikes Travels from Paris to Prague

2,000-Mile WAVE Rally of Electric Vehicles and Bikes Travels from Paris to Prague

Louis Palmer, the Swiss man famous for driving his Solar Taxi all over the world, has just completed his latest project, the WAVE Rally (a.k.a. World Advanced Vehicle Expedition) which took 20 vehicles

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Winners Named for the Oregon Manifest Constructor’s Design Challenge Bike Design Competition

Winners Named for the Oregon Manifest Constructor’s Design Challenge Bike Design Competition

The winners were recently chosen for the Oregon Manifest Constructor's Design Challenge, a competition to design and build the ultimate modern utility bike. Tony Pereira of Pereira Cycles (pictured above)

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Jose Rivera’s Ice Cream Bike Turns Recycled Parts Into a Delectable Ride

Jose Rivera’s Ice Cream Bike Turns Recycled Parts Into a Delectable Ride

Trying to fix a bike can be a daunting task. After dealing with bolts, tubes, screws, tires, and wrenches it's not unlikely that your attempt to change a chain has left you with 50 piled up parts. For

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Yves Behar Unveils ‘Local Bike’ Utility Cycle With a Cargo Container

Yves Behar Unveils ‘Local Bike’ Utility Cycle With a Cargo Container

You’ve seen your local delivery people riding around with large baskets and carrying platforms - their bikes are clunky, but they get the job done. By comparison, Behar’s bicycle is much easier on

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Dimini Birdhouse Bike Rack Holds Your Bike and Your Helmet Too

Dimini Birdhouse Bike Rack Holds Your Bike and Your Helmet Too

If you live in a small space, you know how much a bike can clutter up your home. Well, designers Lauren Thomas and Jennifer Karam of Dimini have come up with an elegant solution that not only gets your

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Soft-Ride WOW Bike Designed by Ron Arad Has Steel Tires

Soft-Ride WOW Bike Designed by Ron Arad Has Steel Tires

Ron Arad has a history of bending steel to fit his needs - in 1986 he did it for a chair and now he's gone even further and bent sheets of steel into such a tizzy they now forms two functional bike tires.

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Revolights LEDs Are Head and Tail Lights That Make Your Bike Glow

Revolights LEDs Are Head and Tail Lights That Make Your Bike Glow

Bike lighting is usually a pretty pedestrian affair: a handlebar-mounted headlight and possibly a seat-mounted rear flasher to make the bike visible to motorists. Palo Alto startup Revolights wants to

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Nylon Bike Made Using Satellite Technology is as Strong as Steel!

Nylon Bike Made Using Satellite Technology is as Strong as Steel!

Spotted at the London Design Festival earlier this week, this awesome bike really blew us away when we found out it was made entirely of nylon but is as strong as steel! Launched this year by a team of

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SOLARCROSS: Brilliant Electric Bike is Boosted by the Sun’s Rays

SOLARCROSS: Brilliant Electric Bike is Boosted by the Sun’s Rays

Inventor Terry Hope has created the Solarcross - a sun-powered electric bike outfitted with three photovoltaic panels, a 24-volt electric motor, and three 5,000 mAh lithium-ion batteries. The brilliant

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Zambikes: Bamboo Bikes That Help Fight Poverty & Save Lives in Africa

Zambikes: Bamboo Bikes That Help Fight Poverty & Save Lives in Africa

Customized fixies may be all the rage in urban America nowadays, but even the simplest, cheapest bike is a rare sight in rural Africa. Fortunately, the bamboo from which to craft bikes grows on trees –

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Frankfurt Motor Show: Husqvarna’s e-Go Electric Bike Looks Just Like a Motorcycle

Frankfurt Motor Show: Husqvarna’s e-Go Electric Bike Looks Just Like a Motorcycle

Among the many green offerings from the Frankfurt Motor Show is a new bike from Husqvarna called the e-go, an electric bicycle that looks just like a motorcycle but appears to be floating on air. The e-go

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Design Build BLUFF & 88bikes Build a Reclaimed Mobile Bike Shop for Navajo Youth

Design Build BLUFF & 88bikes Build a Reclaimed Mobile Bike Shop for Navajo Youth

88bikes was started in 2006 by friends Dan Austin, Nicolas Arauz and Jay Austin, who wanted to change the world one bike at a time. Their first project successfully raised the funds for 88 bikes to be

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Free Bike-Powered Film Festival Launches in England

Free Bike-Powered Film Festival Launches in England

If you love bikes and are a film buff, you just might want to make your way to England as the Free Film Festival and Electric Pedals have teamed up to provide a series of bike-powered outdoor movies. From

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Juri Zaech’s Typography Bike Frames Are Bent to Actually Spell Out Your Name

Juri Zaech’s Typography Bike Frames Are Bent to Actually Spell Out Your Name

Juri Zaech's typographic bikes personalize your ride like no other. The frame of each bike is bent and painted to spell out your name, resulting in what appears to be a floating cursive type set between

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Navigate New York Fashion Week With a Designer-Customized Bike

Navigate New York Fashion Week With a Designer-Customized Bike

Plan on hitting up the shows at this season's New York Fashion Week? Instead of hopping in a cab and dealing with heavy traffic, why not navigate the city streets with one of 30 bespoke bicycles

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Silverback Builds Urban Bikes with USB Chargers for Your Gadgets

Silverback Builds Urban Bikes with USB Chargers for Your Gadgets

At long last our dreams are coming true. Now thanks to Silverback, we can charge our gadgets while we ride around town on our favorite two-wheeled mode of transportation. The Starke 1 and Starke 2

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Wu & Lin Union Bike Folds Down to an Eight-Inch Package

Wu & Lin Union Bike Folds Down to an Eight-Inch Package

Folding bikes are favorites for city dwellers because they can be packed up after riding and carried into an apartment building or office - but until now most folding bikes have only made it down to

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Hase Bikes’ Tricycle Transforms Into an All-Weather Velomobile

Hase Bikes’ Tricycle Transforms Into an All-Weather Velomobile

We've often found that the one thing stopping many of us from buying a tricycle is that it doesn't have an all-weather cover. To cater to this hole in the market, Hase Bikes have developed the KLIMAX 2K -

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Urban Lace: Elegant Jewelry Made from Recycled Bike Inner Tubes

Urban Lace: Elegant Jewelry Made from Recycled Bike Inner Tubes

With its line of elegant-yet-rugged jewelry, a Portland-based company is giving new meaning to the term 'cycle chic.' Urban Lace (previously known as Inner Beauty) has a full line of filigreed cuffs,

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Frii, A New Recycled Plastic Bike by Dror Peleg

Frii, A New Recycled Plastic Bike by Dror Peleg

The Frii tri-color recycled plastic bike has a snap-together design that is light weight, but seriously durable.  Made out of recycled plastic, Dror Peleg designed it with the cityscape in mind, hoping

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