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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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Solar-Powered Biketower BT 20-112 is a Multi-Story Parking Lot for Bikes!

Solar-Powered Biketower BT 20-112 is a Multi-Story Parking Lot for Bikes!

If you're a cycler in the city, you know that trying to find a place to lock up on a busy sidewalk can often be as difficult as finding a spot to park a car. A short supply of bike racks and strict

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Madella Simone’s Tesla E-Max Bike Converts Pressure To Power

Madella Simone’s Tesla E-Max Bike Converts Pressure To Power

The Tesla E-Max bike by Madella Simone is not just a pretty electric face. This motorcycle is covered in piezoelectric material that converts compression strength to power. And that's not all. A second

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VIDEO: Watch the Lightning SuperBike Top 200 MPH and Break a Land Speed Record!

VIDEO: Watch the Lightning SuperBike Top 200 MPH and Break a Land Speed Record!

Last week we announced that the Lighting Electric SuperBike broke the land speed record for electric motorcycles at the Bonneville Salt Flats Speed Week by jumping over 200 miles per hour -- eventually

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i-Go eBike Concept Powers You Through the City and Charges Your Smartphone

i-Go eBike Concept Powers You Through the City and Charges Your Smartphone

i-Go is an electric bike concept loaded with futuristic rider-friendly features such as regenerative wireless brakes, internal gears, smartphone charging ability, mobile app and GPS all integrated into a

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Daimler Goes Smaller Than the Smart Car with Its Smart E-Bike

Daimler Goes Smaller Than the Smart Car with Its Smart E-Bike

You would have thought Daimler had learned it wasn't terribly good at making small cars after its Smart car turned out to have disappointing gas mileage, disappointing build quality--well, disappointing

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Artists Turn Abandoned Bikes into Flowering Neon Street Art in Toronto

Artists Turn Abandoned Bikes into Flowering Neon Street Art in Toronto

There are abandoned bikes in every city -- locked to poles long after their owners lost their lock keys or moved away -- and often they are ticketed for being left behind. A group of renegade bike

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The Sharpshooter Electric Bike Doubles As a Lifesaving Search and Rescue Device

The Sharpshooter Electric Bike Doubles As a Lifesaving Search and Rescue Device

The Sharpshooter electric bike from designer Jurmol Yao is designed as a modern green vehicle for the Coast Guard to get search and rescue teams to the water more quickly than a traditional bike. But when

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Lightning Motorcycles Breaks 200 MPH Electric Bike Speed Record!

Lightning Motorcycles Breaks 200 MPH Electric Bike Speed Record!

Lighting Motorcycles just raised the bar for green transportation as it shattered the land speed record for electric bikes. Rider Paul Thede clocked in a blazing average of 206.079 miles per hour at the

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Innovative RoundTail Bike Frame Cuts Vibrations 50-Fold

Innovative RoundTail Bike Frame Cuts Vibrations 50-Fold

Potholes and other pavement woes can be hard to take on a bike - they convert all of your hard-won forward momentum into up-and-down unpleasantness. You could cry to your local public works department

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Washington DC’s Bikeshare is So Successful That Bikes are in Short Supply

Washington DC’s Bikeshare is So Successful That Bikes are in Short Supply

Launched as a pilot program in August 2008, Washington DC's Capital Bikeshare has been so successful that riders are often left wondering where the bikes are. The program currently has 1,100 bikes at 114

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New Study Shows That Bike Sharing Programs Actually Save Lives

New Study Shows That Bike Sharing Programs Actually Save Lives

We have long touted the benefits and general awesomeness of bike sharing. Not only are bikes a cheap and easy way to zip around cities, but swapping a gas-guzzling car for pedal-powered two-wheeler is

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Park Your Car in the Bike Lane in Vilnius, Lithuania, and It Might Get Crushed by a Tank!

Park Your Car in the Bike Lane in Vilnius, Lithuania, and It Might Get Crushed by a Tank!

Apparently fines aren't keeping folks from parking in the bike lanes in Lithuania. So, rather than increase the number of traffic cops on patrol, Vilnius, Lithuania mayor Arturas Zuokas recently took

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Colorful Frii Concept Bike is Built from Injection-Molded Recycled Plastic

Colorful Frii Concept Bike is Built from Injection-Molded Recycled Plastic

Israeli industrial design student Dror Peleg has designed a colorful concept that combines two of our favorite things: cycling and recycling. Peleg's Frii bike strays far from the norm - not only in

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Long Island and Connecticut Launch Bike Share Programs

Long Island and Connecticut Launch Bike Share Programs

Bike share programs seem to be on the rise everywhere except New York City (curses!), but the trend is slowly inching closer to the Big Apple with shares popping up in the municipalities of Long Beach,

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Boston Rolls out its ‘Hubway’ Bike Share Program!

Boston Rolls out its ‘Hubway’ Bike Share Program!

Boston's new bike-share program, dubbed the Hubway, officially launched yesterday with over 600 bicycles geared up and ready to rent. For those unfamiliar with the city's narrow and winding roads, it has

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Protected Bikeway Could Replace Parking On San Francisco Streets

Protected Bikeway Could Replace Parking On San Francisco Streets

Could a protected bike lane on San Francisco’s busy four-lane Oak Street provide a safer and quicker cross-town route for cyclists? Would you give up parking spots in your neighborhood in exchange for a

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Mind-Reading Prius Bike Can Shift Gears with Just a Thought!

Mind-Reading Prius Bike Can Shift Gears with Just a Thought!

The Prius Projects Concept Bike has reached its final stage, and it has just been revealed that Toyota and Parlee Cycles are working with DeepLocal to bring some incredible technology to the green

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Keha3′s Flexible Bike Racks Evoke Fields of Grass and Flowers

Keha3′s Flexible Bike Racks Evoke Fields of Grass and Flowers

We love that more and more people are using green transportation to get around, and design studios are reacting positively to the trend by giving bicyclists a way to keep cycles safe while also looking

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The Ajiro Bamboo Bike is Grown From the Ground Up

The Ajiro Bamboo Bike is Grown From the Ground Up

This bamboo Ajiro concept bicycle rethinks both our means of transportation and the ways we manufacture our vehicles. Designed by Monash University student Alexander Vittouris, the Ajiro utilizes a

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Gigantic Comb Bike Rack Pops Up in Roanoke, Virginia

Gigantic Comb Bike Rack Pops Up in Roanoke, Virginia

Magritte, eat your heart out - this gigantic handcrafted comb bike rack adds a fantastic dose of surreality to the urban fabric of Roanoke, Virginia. Designed by The Knowhow Shop - a co-operative space

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The Bonobo Is a Stylish Urban Bike Built from Plywood

The Bonobo Is a Stylish Urban Bike Built from Plywood

Being the bike lovers that we are, we were charmed when we caught a glimpse of the Bonobo bicycle by Warsaw designer Stanilav Ploski. Featuring a cutting edge frame, the bike is made with bent plywood

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Velomobile is a Human-Powered Commuter Vehicle That’s Comfier Than a Bike

Velomobile is a Human-Powered Commuter Vehicle That’s Comfier Than a Bike

There's no doubt that biking is an ideal form of green transportation - but what about days when it's rainy, cold or when you feel like dressing up? Check out this video (sent to us by Kirsten Dirksen of

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The New Vanmoof NO. 5 Bike Has Built-In Solar Powered LED Lights

The New Vanmoof NO. 5 Bike Has Built-In Solar Powered LED Lights

Good things come to those who wait, and if you saw our post about the nifty Vanmoof bike but decided to be patient, we think you'll be glad you did. That's because the Dutch cycle company has released

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Fietsenpakhuis: Netherlands Town Builds A Stylish Bike Warehouse To Store 700 Bicycles For Free

Fietsenpakhuis: Netherlands Town Builds A Stylish Bike Warehouse To Store 700 Bicycles For Free

The Zaanstad Bicycle Warehouse is located in the city center, whose architecture is largely defined by industrial warehouses. Inspiration for Fietsenpakhuis came from the archetype of the “Zaanse”

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