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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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VIDEO: The ABCs of Basic Bicycle Repair!

VIDEO: The ABCs of Basic Bicycle Repair!

Shed your winter coat and don your bike helmet, because spring is here! Start your biking season off right by giving your bicycle some love - tune up love that is! Our friends over at Etsy just released a

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Sanergy Bicycle-Powered Poo Pump Could Redefine Sanitation in Developing Nations

Sanergy Bicycle-Powered Poo Pump Could Redefine Sanitation in Developing Nations

A new bicycle-powered latrine pump could redefine low-cost sanitation in developing countries. The pump makes work easier for latrine shovelers, who empty a latrine's sewage pit when it's full. The pump's

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Abici Launches Ultraportable Update to Historic Italian Velocino Bicycle

Abici Launches Ultraportable Update to Historic Italian Velocino Bicycle

Italian manufacturer Abici just launched their Velocino, a charming re-design of a bike first commissioned by Mussolini that is the perfect size to carry around with you. The tiny bikes made a comeback

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Audi Launches Stunning “Duo” Hardwood Bicycle Collection

Audi Launches Stunning “Duo” Hardwood Bicycle Collection

Although some of the world's first bicycles were wooden, it seems that history is now repeating itself -- Audi just announced yesterday that it has teamed up with Renovo to create an exclusive set of

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Cycloclean Purifies Drinking Water Using Bicycle Pedal Power

Cycloclean Purifies Drinking Water Using Bicycle Pedal Power

Pedaling your way to clean water? You can do just that thanks to Japan’s Nippon Basic Company who have introduced “Cycloclean,” a durable bike equipped with a kinetic water purifier. Initially

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Bike Roundup: The Ultimate Guide For the Bicycle Enthusiast

Bike Roundup: The Ultimate Guide For the Bicycle Enthusiast

We love bikes here at Inhabitat, and we're always seated on the edge of our saddles for the next cool new product to trick out our green rides. So you can imagine our delight when our friends over at

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Fantastic Xylophone Bicycle Bridge Plays Music As You Ride

Fantastic Xylophone Bicycle Bridge Plays Music As You Ride

One of the best ways to encourage positive behavior is to make it fun -- which is why this amazing musical bicycle bridge by Yeon Jae Won + Soo Jeong Heo really struck a chord with us. An entry in

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“Bicycle Portraits” Raise Cycling Awareness in South Africa

“Bicycle Portraits” Raise Cycling Awareness in South Africa

Project founders Stan Engelbrecht and Nic Grobler began documenting cyclists in early 2010. They're infinitely curious about people and their relationship to bikes. The portraits may be gathered into a

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World’s First Flax Fiber Bicycle Wins EuroBike Gold Award

World’s First Flax Fiber Bicycle Wins EuroBike Gold Award

Here at Inhabitat we love bikes that boast the latest and greatest high-tech materials, but we're equally impressed by more organic takes on two-wheeled transportation. Combining both of these approaches,

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Help New York City Start Composting by Bicycle!

Help New York City Start Composting by Bicycle!

Currently 29% of New York's waste stream is made up of materials that could be composted instead of sent to live forever in landfill purgatory. Imagine the decrease in sanitation costs, transportation

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London’s Bicycle Superhighway Opens Today!

London’s Bicycle Superhighway Opens Today!

As a way to encourage bike commuting and improve safety for bicyclists on the road, London is opening a series of bike superhighways along important commuter routes. The first two Barclays Cycle

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BigDog: The Car-Crushing DIY Bicycle Monster Truck

BigDog: The Car-Crushing DIY Bicycle Monster Truck

If you've ever ridden your bike on city streets, you've surely experienced the desire to inflict some pain on cars and their rather absent-minded — or plain vicious — drivers. Well, now you

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Awesome Area Rug Woven from Recycled Bicycle Tires

Awesome Area Rug Woven from Recycled Bicycle Tires

Danish designer Annemette Beck takes a creative new approach to textile design by utilizing an extremely inventive array of recycled materials. Her line of woven products include rugs, upholstery,

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Bicycle Powered LED Lamp Runs Completely Off the Grid

Bicycle Powered LED Lamp Runs Completely Off the Grid

Milan Design Week may have officially ended, but there's a great crop of green designs that are still surfacing. One of our favorites is "The Pedalator", an awesome bicycle-powered LED lamp spotted by

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Sanyo Installs Solar Parking Lots in Japan for Electric Hybrid Bicycles

Sanyo Installs Solar Parking Lots in Japan for Electric Hybrid Bicycles

Solar charging stations for cars? Been there, done that. Now Sanyo has completed two solar parking lot charging stations in Japan for its "Eneloop" hybrid electric bikes--and the company is offering 80

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Flying Bicycle Lane Lets You Soar Above Traffic

Flying Bicycle Lane Lets You Soar Above Traffic

Bike commuting is a beautiful thing - it's an efficient, quick way to get around an urban area and it's great for your heart. Only problem is those pesky cars that are continually getting in the way! What

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NYC Allows Bicycle Parking in Buildings While Cutting Bike Lanes

NYC Allows Bicycle Parking in Buildings While Cutting Bike Lanes

Since the beginning of December, riding your bike to work in New York City got a little easier, but riding through Brooklyn just got a little harder. On Monday, the NYC Department of Transportation and

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NYC: Drop-In Design Bamboo Bicycle Project

NYC: Drop-In Design Bamboo Bicycle Project

Where: Cooper Hewitt Museum, 2 East 91st Street New York, NY 10128 When: Saturday, December 5, 2009 Schedule: 2:30 – 5:30 Drop in to ask questions and see how a bamboo bike is made 3:00 – 3:30

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Eco 7 Bicycle Folds to Fit Within a Suitcase

Eco 7 Bicycle Folds to Fit Within a Suitcase

Although the idea of a folding bike isn't new or novel, Mexican designer Victor Aleman has managed to spice things up a bit with his Eco 7 Folding bike. Aleman has designed a modern folding bike with

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Biomega’s Boston Folding Bike: World’s First Theft-Proof Bicycle?

Biomega’s Boston Folding Bike: World’s First Theft-Proof Bicycle?

Any big city resident can attest to the issue of rampant bike thefts -- most of us have have experience with at least a wheel being stolen. The only solution up until now been to ride around on a cheap

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Bicycle Diaries: David Byrne Bikes the World’s Cities

Bicycle Diaries: David Byrne Bikes the World’s Cities

For most people, bicycles represent a means of transportation, a fun activity, or even objects of affection. For David Byrne they're much more - they offer a unique opportunity to experience the culture,

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Gorgeous Wooden Bicycles by Renovo

Gorgeous Wooden Bicycles by Renovo

Two grand for a bicycle? Just reading Renovo's quietly beautiful narrative of how they handcraft wooden bikes is worth every penny. Based in Portland, Ore., this family-owned business takes wood

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PREFAB FRIDAY: Bicycle Rack-Inspired Modular Home

PREFAB FRIDAY: Bicycle Rack-Inspired Modular Home

This curvaceous modular home by Palo Alto architect, Joseph Bellomo, is joining the ranks of affordable, modular housing. Dubbed the House Arc, Bellomo was inspired to create the home after the success of

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Strida 5.0 SX Limited Folding Bicycle

Strida 5.0 SX Limited Folding Bicycle

The Strida 5.0 series of slick folding bikes are revered as some of the most sturdy, lightweight, and compact cycles in their class, with everyone from urban cyclists and eco-geeks to space-starved city

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Factor001: The World’s Most Advanced Bicycle

Factor001: The World’s Most Advanced Bicycle

Formula 1 engineering firm BERU is currently working on the The Factor001, a pedal-powered speedster that is being touted as the world's most advanced bicycle. A marvel of modern engineering, the bike

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GreenWheel Gives any Bicycle an Electric Boost

GreenWheel Gives any Bicycle an Electric Boost

Researchers at MIT recently revealed an elegant solution for anyone looking to get a little more power out of their bicycle. Developed by MIT's Smart Cities programs, the GreenWheel is a self-contained

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Mark Sanders’ Elegantly Folding Swivel Mode Bicycle

Mark Sanders’ Elegantly Folding Swivel Mode Bicycle

Amongst all the hoopla at this year's Consumer Electronics Show, we were pleasantly surprised to see a gorgeous foldable bicycle with no electronic components soaking up the spotlight. Mark Sanders IF

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RECYCLED BICYCLE FURNITURE by Frida Ottemo Kallstrom

RECYCLED BICYCLE FURNITURE by Frida Ottemo Kallstrom

There is something special about bicycles. Any bike enthusiast will tell you that their bicycle is not merely a means of efficient transportation, but practically an extension of their body. But what

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Loopwheels may offer the smoothest ride you’ve ever felt

Loopwheels may offer the smoothest ride you’ve ever felt

Why reinvent the wheel? Because sometimes it makes for a better bike. Loopwheels are a completely new type of bicycle wheel. They have suspension within the wheel itself. Instead of spokes, as on a

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