Bicycles are one of the world's most efficient modes of transportation - but ride one in the rain and you'll wind up with a soggy seat as the rear while kicks up a steady stream of water. Enter the
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It looks like the wait is almost over for NYC bike aficionados as Citi Bike has announced that it will be launching its long-awaited bike share program next month. While there's no word on exactly when in
'Cars versus bikes' is an ongoing saga playing out in cities all over the world as riders and drivers fight for road and parking space. Menthol Architects tackles the problem of parking chaos with their
We have seen some neat alternative bicycles out there, but Jimmy Kuehnle's "Invisible Bicycle" is clearly unique. Everything on the bike is completely transparent except for the chain and the bearings.
London bikes photo from Shutterstock London is about to get a Holland-style bike-ability makeover, as Mayor Boris Johnson just announced a $1.51 billion master plan to improve the city's bicycle
The race to create the world's lightest bike is hot and heavy in the cycling world - and PG Bikes and Munich Composites just shot towards the front of the pack with their ultralight Blackbraid Bicycle.
Bicycle storage can be a real pain, especially if you live in a building with no dedicated storage space. Rather than tying up your pony to a tree or a fence outside your home, rest easy knowing that your
Although the line has yet to complete, Lola Madrid has a great video which shows just how they transform each car part into a new element of the bicycles. Salvaged from junkyards, the bikes can be made
On show until the 16th of February, Ai WeiWei's grand "Stacked" installation was made from 760 bicycles attached to each other. It's not a coincidence that the artist chose to use “Forever” bikes
Looking for a way to commemorate your old bike? While attending the Royal College of Art, designer Regan Appleton, started Bicycle Taxidermy to memorialize his father's overridden mountain and road
The Bicymple isn't the first attempt to reinvent the bicycle we've seen; just a few weeks ago we discovered the Fliz bike, a pedal-less bike based on the concept of a velocipede. And while it's easy to
Footloose, a new e-bike designed by Mando, offers a new way to travel light without breaking a sweat. Lighter and cheaper than four-wheeled e-vehicles, electric bikes are a great way to extend your range
A dual purpose bicycle (DPB) is a bicycle which can be used for both transportation and for power production. The modification consists of a free wheel, a bottom bracket and a "V" pulley. The DPB can
The Unites States generates more electronic waste than any other nation on earth. According to the EPA, more than 4.6 million tons entered domestic landfills in 2000, and 50-80% of our total e-waste is
If you're a cyclist, you know that even wearing a helmet doesn't keep you completely safe from the perils of the road. With that in mind, ICEdot has created the ICE (In Case of Emergency) Crash Sensor.
Gafni describes the beginning of his cardboard obsession as when he read about a man creating a canoe with the same material. He ran into his shed and began cutting and shaping his old boxes into what
Aston Martin is famously known for being the sports car of choice for James Bond, but now the carmaker has teamed up with Factor Bikes to create a two-wheeled version of their iconic (and expensive)
vvoe / Shutterstock.com In April, Denmark completed the first of what will eventually be a network of 26 bicycle "superhighways"—smooth routes exclusively for Danes who wish to commute into
We recently showed you some great upcycled products by Patrick Kerti's Berlin studio Showraum, including a cute expresso coffee maker-lamp, a coat hanger from old typewriter keys and a recycled cardboard
Cervélo just created the ultimate bike for any triathlon or cycling enthusiast. According to Cervélo, its new P5 bike is the most aerodynamic time trial bike ever engineered. Building on its past aero
Lithuanian artist Ernest Zacharevic has been transforming the streets of Penang, Malaysia with a brilliant series of interactive murals. These four inspiring designs created within the last month combine
California artists Mark Grieve and Ilana Spector recently constructed this incredible towering obelisk made entirely out of bikes on a street corner in Santa Rosa. Dubbed Cyclisk, the monument is an ode
To coincide with the opening of the world’s first BMW i Store on London’s Park Lane, BMW has unveiled an updated i3 concept and the i Pedelec concept electric bicycle. The updated i3 is based on the
Designed to increase safety while cycling at night, designer Mitchell Silva created a clever light system that integrates LEDs into a bike's handlebar. Dubbed Glo-Bar, this simple idea consists of
SoBi, created and founded by Ryan Rzepecki, is an affordable bike sharing system that makes it easy to rent a bike when you need it and doesn't require dedicated docking stations or other infrastructure.
Axalko's stunning wooden bicycle is truly a work of art, handcrafted from ash wood into a beautiful piece of functional design. Aptly named after a quick-witted fox from a childhood fable, the Axalko bike
Sound Architecture IV: Art Installation Made From 5,000 Bicycle Bells Sings With the Wind in the Netherlands
Amsterdam-based artist Ronald van der Meijs designs architectonical installations and sculptural art, and he just finished a project called Sound Architecture IV that is made from 5,000 repurposed bicycle
There are plenty of companies that handcraft custom bicycles, but none do it quite like Masterworks Wood and Design. While most bikes are made of metal and plastic, Masterworks creates rides with wood
Last year, we covered the efforts of Stan Engelbrecht and Nic Grobler, who set out to turn stunning portraits of cyclists in South Africa into a spectacular book. It appears that their fundraising efforts
Designer Ivars Gansons has turned an old bed frame and a stack of bicycle inner tubes into a beautiful recycled street bench. Each section was inventively created with reused objects interwoven to form a
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