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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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5 Wacky Bike-Like Vehicles Powered by Humans!

5 Wacky Bike-Like Vehicles Powered by Humans!

From the crazy ElliptiGO 3C bike that takes you on a mobile elliptical workout to the Sofa Bike, which is exactly what it sounds like, we hope you enjoyed these crazy vehicles as much as we enjoyed

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World’s First Wireless Electric Bike Also Powers Gadgets Using Regenerative Power

World’s First Wireless Electric Bike Also Powers Gadgets Using Regenerative Power

We are big fans of electric bikes here at Inhabitat, but Daymak have raised the bar by creating the first ever completely wireless bike - almost. The brand new Shadow eBike hosts only a bit of wiring

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Minneapolis Repair Kiosks Help You Service Your Bike on the Fly

Minneapolis Repair Kiosks Help You Service Your Bike on the Fly

Minneapolis cyclists now have a solution for making minor tweaks and fixing flats in a pinch with Bike Fixation kiosks. Open until midnight 365 days a year, this green startup by Alex Anderson and Chad

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MetroBike Uses Crowd-Sourced Bike Share Program to Figure Out Where Stations Should Go

MetroBike Uses Crowd-Sourced Bike Share Program to Figure Out Where Stations Should Go

Arlington County and MetroBike are currently in the process of scaling up the area’s bike share service by doubling the amount of stations, but instead of figuring it out themselves, they’re asking

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Bike-Powered Sewing Machine Belts Out Bicycle Caps for NYC Museum

Bike-Powered Sewing Machine Belts Out Bicycle Caps for NYC Museum

Singer may have cornered the market on electric sewing machines, but get ready for an old-school comeback that requires a little more than the push of an electric foot-pedal. A collaboration between New

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The Sofa-Bike: The Perfect Green Transport For Couch Potatoes

The Sofa-Bike: The Perfect Green Transport For Couch Potatoes

There's nothing harder than getting off the sofa to go do exercise, but designer Jacek Holubowicz has solved that problem with the sofa-bike. By combining a two person sofa with a tandem bicycle,

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Rebel Designers Ride Cross-Country on Hand-Made Bamboo Bikes

Rebel Designers Ride Cross-Country on Hand-Made Bamboo Bikes

Just last week a team of inspiring designers began to ride their hand-built bamboo bikes across America to share the story of the Alabamboo initiative. Alabamboo is a collaborative effort by non-profits

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Ion Horse: 140mph Electric Wind-Powered Superbike To Compete In Isle of Man TT Race

Ion Horse: 140mph Electric Wind-Powered Superbike To Compete In Isle of Man TT Race

The Isle of Man TT Races are some of the most prestigious motor-cycle races in the world and are held every year on - you guessed it - the Isle of Man. But one of this year's contestants in throwing a

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Cycle Safely With Fraser Mort’s Playful Emoting Bike Lights

Cycle Safely With Fraser Mort’s Playful Emoting Bike Lights

Fraser Mort’s cool bike light is bridging the safety gap between the cyclist and the driver. Designed with the primary aim of making the road a safer place for us two wheeled travellers, the product

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Manifesto Vertical Bike Storage System Decorates Urban Buildings With Bicycles

Manifesto Vertical Bike Storage System Decorates Urban Buildings With Bicycles

The look of a bike rack can run the gamut of being rusty, cutesy and simply practical, but mind-blowing isn't something you'd normally associate with a place to park your two-wheeler. This vertical

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