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Artists Build Incredible Obelisk Out of Hundreds of Bicycles

Artists Build Incredible Obelisk Out of Hundreds of Bicycles

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

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BMW Unveils Updated i3 and New i Pedelec Electric Bicycle in London

BMW Unveils Updated i3 and New i Pedelec Electric Bicycle in London

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

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Glo-Bar Integrates Low-energy LEDs Into Bicycle Handlebars

Glo-Bar Integrates Low-energy LEDs Into Bicycle Handlebars

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

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SoBi: Social Bicycle Sharing System Makes it Easy to Find and Rent Bikes

SoBi: Social Bicycle Sharing System Makes it Easy to Find and Rent Bikes

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.

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The Speedy Axalko Wooden Bicycle Is Handcrafted From Ash Wood in Spain

The Speedy Axalko Wooden Bicycle Is Handcrafted From Ash Wood in Spain

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

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Sound Architecture IV: Art Installation Made From 5,000 Bicycle Bells Sings With the Wind in the Netherlands

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

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Masterworks Wood & Design Salvages City Trees to Make Beautiful Wooden Bicycles

Masterworks Wood & Design Salvages City Trees to Make Beautiful Wooden Bicycles

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

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‘Bicycle Portraits’ Feature Cyclists from All Walks of Life

‘Bicycle Portraits’ Feature Cyclists from All Walks of Life

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

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Reused Bicycle Inner Tubes Woven into Cool Recycled Bedframe Bench

Reused Bicycle Inner Tubes Woven into Cool Recycled Bedframe Bench

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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JDS Architects Propose a Spiraling Bicycle Museum for China’s Future Bike City

JDS Architects Propose a Spiraling Bicycle Museum for China’s Future Bike City

JDS Architects designed this extraordinary spiraling Chongming Bicycle Park for a competition to create the future Bike City in China. The museum, multi-purpose hall, and visitor center comes complete

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Green-Roofed De Snelbinder Bike Facility Holds 400 Bicycles in The Netherlands

Green-Roofed De Snelbinder Bike Facility Holds 400 Bicycles in The Netherlands

Located behind a shopping arcade the bike parking is neatly tucked in and situated next to a public plaza. Neither standing out nor hiding in the shadows, De Snelbinder makes a strong statement - that it

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How To Prepare Your Bicycle For Safe Riding in Cold Weather

How To Prepare Your Bicycle For Safe Riding in Cold Weather

1. Visibility Front and rear lights are crucial year round, but even more so in winter. The sun is setting earlier in the northern hemisphere, so even if you only use your bike for the commute to work,

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Amazing Record-Playing Bicycle Blasts Music as You Pedal

Amazing Record-Playing Bicycle Blasts Music as You Pedal

The collaborative team consists of Merel Slootheer, Liat Azulay and Pieter Frank de Jong. Working together they dreamt up a way to combine their skills in graphics, illustration and industrial design into

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Jan Gunneweg’s All-Wood Bicycle Comes With Matching Shades

Jan Gunneweg’s All-Wood Bicycle Comes With Matching Shades

Even the tires are a natural wood tone, a nice touch that makes this bike appear to be almost entirely crafted from maple. Just the handlebars, adjustable seat mount, spokes, pedals, and chain are metal.

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Starling and Hero Bring New Life to Broken Down Bicycles

Starling and Hero Bring New Life to Broken Down Bicycles

Founder Emile Kotze believes that there isn't a bike that can't be fixed. He rummages through markets, thrift stores and friends' garages for beat up bicycles and parts to refurbish and bring back to

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Hertz Launches Electric Bicycle Rental Scheme In London

Hertz Launches Electric Bicycle Rental Scheme In London

When you're in an unfamiliar city, renting a car is always useful for getting around - but what if you're more environmentally conscious? Never fear, for car rental company Hertz has begun renting out

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Cyclists Rejoice: PumpTire Is the World’s First Self-Inflating Bicycle Tire

Cyclists Rejoice: PumpTire Is the World’s First Self-Inflating Bicycle Tire

Where has this invention been all our lives? San Francisco-based startup PumpTire has just created the world's first self-inflating bicycle tire, which uses the spinning motion and weight of your bike to

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Just How Green Is Your Bicycle Commute?

Just How Green Is Your Bicycle Commute?

With bike sharing and committed bike lanes on the rise, it seems like biking would be the no-brainer option for an eco-friendly commute, and yet some critics ponder if biking is actually better than

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Solar-Powered Touring Bus Comes Complete With Detachable Bicycles

Solar-Powered Touring Bus Comes Complete With Detachable Bicycles

The concept was designed by Kukil Han, Daehyun Kim, Bojoong Kim, and Jihwan Yun as a new way to experience the city. We've all seen those double decker monstrosities touring our favorite cities on the

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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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Lagomorph’s Droolworthy $6K Whip is the Bentley of Bicycles

Lagomorph’s Droolworthy $6K Whip is the Bentley of Bicycles

Lagomorph Design's super-sleek Black Walnut bike is the crossroads of luxury design and sustainable craftsmanship. While this $6,000 bike isn't for the faint of heart (or wallet), it is arguably worth

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Schwinn’s Organic Flax Vestige Bicycle Will Be Available at the End of July

Schwinn’s Organic Flax Vestige Bicycle Will Be Available at the End of July

Bike lovers, get excited! The sustainable Schwinn Vestige will be hitting stores at the end of July! Introduced at Eurobike 2010, the recyclable and organic flax fiber bike will soon be a consumer

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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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Toyota and Parlee Cycles Team Up to Develop New Bicycle Based on Prius Design Principles

Toyota and Parlee Cycles Team Up to Develop New Bicycle Based on Prius Design Principles

To commemorate the 10 year anniversary of the Prius and a decade of environmentally sustainable transportation, Toyota has teamed up with Parlee Cycles in an effort to create a bicycle based on Prius

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DV01 Concept Bicycle Blends Simplicity and Style

DV01 Concept Bicycle Blends Simplicity and Style

This bike may look pretty simple at first glance--and that's the idea. But the DV01 boasts beautiful wood details, including a solid straight wood handlebar and a gorgeous wood storage rack. David Qvick

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Mobile Bicycle Sauna Dedicated to Prague Cyclists Who Want to Relax

Mobile Bicycle Sauna Dedicated to Prague Cyclists Who Want to Relax

H3T Architects have designed a number of unique saunas including the 'Flying Sauna' that hangs below a bridge and accessed via the river underneath. Their latest sauna is a portable version made from

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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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Beautiful Panda Bicycles Are Like Ridable Works of Bamboo Art

Beautiful Panda Bicycles Are Like Ridable Works of Bamboo Art

Panda Bicycles is a Colorado-based manufacturer of artful bamboo bikes that look a lot like ridable art. The company focuses on bringing their sustainably built bikes and lifestyle to a wider audience,

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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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