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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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The Bicycle Library Invites Londoners to “Borrow” Bikes Inside a Converted Double Decker Bus

The Bicycle Library Invites Londoners to “Borrow” Bikes Inside a Converted Double Decker Bus

Inside the adapted bus, there is a "library"/gallery on the top floor with a showroom on the first level. Londoners who need expert advice on which bike they should rent or buy can speak to an in-house

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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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7 Awesome Bakfietsen Cargo Bikes from Rolling Orange

7 Awesome Bakfietsen Cargo Bikes from Rolling Orange

The Dutch name Bakfiets (or Bakfietsen plural) means "Box Bike," literally meaning a bike with a box on it. We think these bikes are so much more than that, making green urban transport a pleasure. What

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Kevin Cyr Unveils Awesome Bike Camper at “Home in the Weeds” Exhibition

Kevin Cyr Unveils Awesome Bike Camper at “Home in the Weeds” Exhibition

Home in the Weeds is Cyr's personal reaction to the fragility of our current society and the feeling of imminent doom. Natural disasters, job loss, injury and other misfortunes have the potential to

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Hand-Operated WISB Bike Converts from Wheelchair to Sport Bike in a Jiffy

Hand-Operated WISB Bike Converts from Wheelchair to Sport Bike in a Jiffy

The WISB hand bike, designed by Bar Claudia, is a combination of a recumbent bike, a wheelchair, and a sport bike. Just by switching between "high" and "low" modes, riders can extend the bike frame for

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Swingtrike Introduces New Electric Bike With Three Wheels

Swingtrike Introduces New Electric Bike With Three Wheels

The Swingtrike is a new electric bike from Germany aimed at riders who are worried about keeping their balance while on the road. Boasting greater overall stability, the bike is pedal assisted, but is

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“Spiderman” Launches Lawless EV Rocket Bike To New Record

“Spiderman” Launches Lawless EV Rocket Bike To New Record

At Virginia Motorsports Park last week, Larry "Spiderman" McBride took the Lawless EV Racing Rocket drag racing bike to a new world electric drag racing record of 7.246 seconds while reaching a speed of

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PAVE: Gorgeous Bicycle Store in Barcelona Displays Bikes as Art

PAVE: Gorgeous Bicycle Store in Barcelona Displays Bikes as Art

  Bike shops are usually hole in the wall places with rows of purpose-built bikes hooked up to bike racks. Not this one. Javier Maya's Pave bicycle shop in Barcelona, which was designed by

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BH Emotion NEO Electric Bike Hides Its True Nature

BH Emotion NEO Electric Bike Hides Its True Nature

Electric bikes can be great for greening your commute, but they’re usually not much to look at with their clunky battery packs hanging off the frame. The Emotion NEO, however, takes on a different

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PHOTOS: Olek’s Crazy Crocheted “Room” Features Crocheted Bikes, Humans and More!

PHOTOS: Olek’s Crazy Crocheted “Room” Features Crocheted Bikes, Humans and More!

If you think crocheting is meant for old ladies with little to do, think again! An interactive installation now in full swing along the Bowery as part of NYC's Festival of Ideas, the "Room" by Polish

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Maya Pedal Transforms Old Bikes into Pedal-Powered Water Pumps, Blenders and More

Maya Pedal Transforms Old Bikes into Pedal-Powered Water Pumps, Blenders and More

We've seen some incredible innovations in bicycle technology lately - from self-charging components such as the Copenhagen Wheel to designer fixies by Diesel. But what happens to these and all other bikes

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