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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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Diesel Debuts “Only the Brave” Designer Fixie Bike in Collaboration with Pinarello

Diesel Debuts “Only the Brave” Designer Fixie Bike in Collaboration with Pinarello

Fixie bikes, the one-speed tools of bike messengers and hard-core city riders, are usually purpose-built tools. But design houses Diesel and Pinarello thought fixies could use some prettying up, and have

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The ElliptiGO 3C Bike Takes Your Elliptical Workout Outdoors

The ElliptiGO 3C Bike Takes Your Elliptical Workout Outdoors

Fans of boundary-breaking exercise equipment rejoice - the ElliptiGO, the world's first elliptical bike, now comes with three speeds. The new ElliptiGO 3C is a driveable piece of gym equipment that gives

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Senza Bike Lock Renders Handlebars Useless to Bike Thieves

Senza Bike Lock Renders Handlebars Useless to Bike Thieves

The only thing better than deterring a bike thief altogether is watching him wobble away on a bike without the benefit of handlebars to steer his escape. That's what Jaryn Miller's Senza Bicycle promises

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UPenn Students Create Super High-Tech Motion Powered Alpha Bike

UPenn Students Create Super High-Tech Motion Powered Alpha Bike

A group of five students from the University of Pennsylvania have quite possibly created the world’s most technologically advanced bicycle. Over the course of a year, this genius crew engineered and

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Jesse Herbert’s Bike Wine Holder Is for the Cycling Vino Connoisseur

Jesse Herbert’s Bike Wine Holder Is for the Cycling Vino Connoisseur

Last month we brought you the bike beer holder, but lo and behold, Jesse Herbert has designed a bike wine holder for all those palettes who prefer a glass of rouge to a blonde. The brass and leather

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LAST CHANCE to Win a Shiny New Linus Bike and Bike Bag (worth $730) for Earth Day!

LAST CHANCE to Win a Shiny New Linus Bike and Bike Bag (worth $730) for Earth Day!

To get everyone excited about making every day Earth Day, we've teamed up with Linus Bikes to offer one lucky reader a chance to win a shiny new bicycle - and today is the last day to enter! What better

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Lawn Mower Bike Is a Fun and Fuel-Free Way to Trim Your Yard

Lawn Mower Bike Is a Fun and Fuel-Free Way to Trim Your Yard

If you've been looking for a more exciting way to cut the grass, forget about those souped up gas lawnmowers - this clever and inventive design takes mowing the lawn to a whole new level. Built from an

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Crazy DIY Bike Runs With Electric Drill and Car Batteries

Crazy DIY Bike Runs With Electric Drill and Car Batteries

A cyclist has made the ultimate DIY bicycle -- complete with electric motor, comfortable office-chair seat and of course, a beer cooler. Powered by two car batteries running through a power inverter, the

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SplinterBike: Bicycle Made Entirely From Wood Can Hit 30 MPH

SplinterBike: Bicycle Made Entirely From Wood Can Hit 30 MPH

Behold, the SplinterBike -- a bicycle made completely from wood that is capable of hitting a top speed of 31 mph! The cycle uses exclusively wooden components -- from axles formed from hardwood ekki to

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Cyclehoop’s Car-Shaped Bike Racks Store 10 Bicycles in a Single Parking Spot

Cyclehoop’s Car-Shaped Bike Racks Store 10 Bicycles in a Single Parking Spot

In an effort to encourage the use of bicycles over gas-guzzling vehicles, London’s Cyclehoop has created a clever car-shaped bike rack, which was commissioned for theLondon Festival of Architecture.

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City of Boston Announces Its BIXI Bike Share Program Is a Go

City of Boston Announces Its BIXI Bike Share Program Is a Go

Boston's Bike Czar Nicole Freedman has achieved her goal to make Boston a biking city. Boston Mayor Thomas Menino has announced that his fair city, previously known as the worst cycling city in the

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Bike Rental Program in Uganda Supports Livelihoods of Local Women

Bike Rental Program in Uganda Supports Livelihoods of Local Women

Bike rentals with a social twist, Ride 4 a Woman (R4W) encourages visitors to take to two wheels to support local women in a small community in Uganda. Taking advantage of the growing popularity of bike

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