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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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Foldable Pedal-Powered Wide Path Camper is the Perfect Home Away from Home

Foldable Pedal-Powered Wide Path Camper is the Perfect Home Away from Home

Modern nomads and nature lovers will fall in love with the Wide Path Camper for its eco-friendly concept and small size, but those in worse shape than Tour de France cyclists may experience trouble trying

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The Google of China is Launching a Smart Bike

The Google of China is Launching a Smart Bike

Forget your Nike Plus, the most exciting fitness tracker these days could soon be a bike. Baidu, the equivalent of Google in China, has announced that it will soon release an e-bike called Dubike. The

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Sweden’s Most Sustainable Office Building Will be a Plus Energy, Jewel-Inspired Landmark

Sweden’s Most Sustainable Office Building Will be a Plus Energy, Jewel-Inspired Landmark

Skanska and Utopia Arkitekter designed the six-story-tall Juvelen with an exciting, triangular patterned facade and fragmented windows. The geometric pattern is continued on the public piazza, which will

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Dandy Horse Built from Sustainably Sourced Wood Makes a Stylish Comeback in France

Dandy Horse Built from Sustainably Sourced Wood Makes a Stylish Comeback in France

Although the dandy horse is much slower than a regular bicycle, the easy-to-use vehicle is perfect for exploring the Departmental Domaine of Chamarande's 98-hectare public garden. The low height of the

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Impossible Electric Bike Folds Up Small Enough to Fit in a Backpack

Impossible Electric Bike Folds Up Small Enough to Fit in a Backpack

Impossible Technology just unveiled a bike commuter's dream - an electric bike that can fold up small enough to fit inside a backpack! The Impossible Bicycle ensures even weight distribution for a

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Twinkling Solar Bike Path Inspired by Vincent van Gogh’s Starry Night Opens in the Netherlands

Twinkling Solar Bike Path Inspired by Vincent van Gogh’s Starry Night Opens in the Netherlands

At night, the path is lit by thousands of twinkling stones, creating a beautiful night sky on the ground. The path is illuminated LED lights powered by a nearby solar array that charges during the day

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Pedal-Powered Centrifuge Allows Off-Grid Blood Testing in Rural Areas

Pedal-Powered Centrifuge Allows Off-Grid Blood Testing in Rural Areas

Designer Jack Albert Trew’s Spokefuge harnesses the power of the pedal to help doctors in remote areas test blood without electric medical equipment. Trew’s simple design uses a bike wheel to power a

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Recycled Designs Shine at Belgium’s Ventura Interieur

Recycled Designs Shine at Belgium’s Ventura Interieur

Bora Hong's Cosmetic Surgery Kingdom project draws parallels between the world of design and the plastic surgery phenomenon in South Korea. She performs "chair surgery" on old seats to forcibly make them

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The Netherlands Unveils the World’s First Solar Bike Path

The Netherlands Unveils the World’s First Solar Bike Path

The Netherlands has an international reputation as a bike-friendly nation; it's home to some 18 million bicycles and 21,748 miles of bike lanes. Now, an innovative project—SolaRoad—aims to make even

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Los Angeles Metro Board Approves Union Station Master Plan by Grimshaw and Gruen

Los Angeles Metro Board Approves Union Station Master Plan by Grimshaw and Gruen

LA Mayor and Metro Board Chair Eric Garcetti called the approval "a milestone day in our goal to bring 'America’s Last Great Train Station' into the 21st century," adding that "Metro is now on the move

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DIY Expert Colin Furze Makes a Bike With Ice Wheels For Riding on Glaciers

DIY Expert Colin Furze Makes a Bike With Ice Wheels For Riding on Glaciers

British designer and maker Colin Furze has taken ice sculpting to the extreme, carving frozen blocks into smooth bike wheels! The Ice Bike may seem like an unorthodox idea, but Furze has proven that the

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Vote for Your Favorite Green Halloween Costume to Decide Who Will Win a Vanmoof B6 Bike (Worth $848)!

Vote for Your Favorite Green Halloween Costume to Decide Who Will Win a Vanmoof B6 Bike (Worth $848)!

All Hallows' Eve may have come and gone, but our Green Halloween Costume Contest is still going strong! We asked you to submit your cleverest, funniest, and most creative DIY costumes, and we were amazed

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