Bicycle photo from Shutterstock The bicycle and the automobile were invented in Germany, so the European love affair with both modes of transportation goes back a long time. However last year bike
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A new silent alarm could make bicycle theft a thing of the past. The Cricket works in a similar way to standard security alarms, except it is combined with a free iPhone app. If anyone touches or moves
Lots of people would love to bike to work. Or school, or the theater. Pedaling your way around town is a great way to burn calories and curb carbon emissions. Unfortunately, the trade off is a lot of
The ancient university town of Groningen in the north of the Netherlands is one of the world's most bicycle-friendly cities. Groningen boasts around 300,000 bikes and only 75,000 cars, and it's a model
By now, it's no secret that Leonardo DiCaprio is an avid Citi Biker. The superstar has been photographed riding all around Manhattan on the blue bikes, and Inhabitat even saw him about to embark on a ride
HERObike, a non-profit initiative in Greensboro, Alabama, is designing and manufacturing bikes made from locally sourced bamboo. After partnering with Inhabitat favorite Bamboo Bike Studio, the
"These little red bikes are a great symbol of change. You can see them in cities all across this country and now they're here in Montgomery County," said County Council member Hans Riemer (D-At Large).
A new Google Glass app is helping to elevate NYC's already futuristic Citi Bike bike share program. Developed by R/GA Prototype Studio, the app allows riders to access info and directions right on their
Richie Trimble has been participating in group bike rides since he first arrived in L.A. six years ago. Trimble’s first foray into tall bikes was just three frames high, which he nicknamed Kabuki Sky,
Remember when telephones were strictly used for making phone calls? Now smart phones are used to control everything from small homes to this awesome new Xkuty One electric bike. Electric Mobility
By now, you've probably seen Citi Bikes being used in numerous ways - as exercise machines, chairs and even as regular old bikes. But Animal New York recently set out to show a more agile side of the
For thieves, an unsecured bike light is a terribly tempting (and very low-hanging) fruit. After getting sick of having their gear stolen, a team of MIT engineers formed the Fortified Bicycle Alliance
As bike use rises around the world, cycling injuries and fatalities have increased as well. British design student Emily Brooke was concerned to hear that 79 percent of accidents in the UK occur when
From DIY Bikes to 3D-Printed Guns: Adhocracy is a Cultural Revolution in Making at the London Design Festival
The Adhocracy exhibition features products and concepts that show the wide range of developments in this new industrial revolution - from digital fabrication to open design to distributed manufacturing.
After paying for tuition, books and accommodation throughout college, the word "free" sounds like sweet music to the ears of any student. The FreeBike Project not only allow students on campuses across
Described as a vehicle that "rides like a bicycle and works like a pick-up truck," the 2x4 from NTS Works provides an efficient and safe option for urban couriers. The electric cargo bike can carry up to
Coyle, a wooden helmet company, is one of those ventures that began as a garage experiment and slowly evolved into a successful business. Coyle makes specialty helmets in Corvallis, Oregon, using a wood
San Francisco's launch of Bay Area Bike Share has pushed the United States bicycle sharing fleet above 18,000, more than double the number of bikes in service since the beginning of the year. Bay Area
HaseBike is a foldable urban bike concept inspired by the dynamic movement of air and water and the constant and powerful growth of nature. The bike features a new frame concept that forms a shock
Copenhagen is getting ready to launch an innovative and efficient new bike-sharing program that will offer bikes with GPS-enabled Android tablets! The new equipment will allow commuters to schedule their
Vanmoof’s 10 is a sleek new electrified bike that could make any commute incredibly easy and high tech. The Dutch bike company's electric-assist city bike features an array of gadgetry like smart
The eco shed replaces a boring old B&Q shed at a bike-loving couple's back yard in Camden Town, and it can fit 11 bikes inside. It was constructed from an FSC wooden frame, recycled yogurt carton
The SRAM pART Project in Park City, UT is the fourth incarnation of the bike part sculpture charity auction, which was also held in Chicago, New York City, and Salt Spring Island in British Columbia.
Austrian designer Andreas Scheiger has a fetish for cycling. While visiting a bicycle flea market, he thought of a way to turn used bicycle parts into stylish, eco-friendly bike racks in a project he
Organic Transit's ELF has grown from a Kickstarter project into an amazing personal transit vehicle, and now a 65-year-old man from Cambridge is attempting to ride the 1,200 miles from Durham, North
Mission Motorcycles just announced that it is rolling out its latest all-electric superbikes - the Mission R and Mission RS. Both motorcycles are now available on reserve at select dealerships, and each
Today's electric bikes represent a great alternative to traditional pedal-powered bikes, especially when you're traversing a hill or on a hot summer day. The biggest drawback is the larger investment over
Pixio Solar-Powered Bike Light by Rydon When sharing the road with cars, it's important for cyclists to remain highly visible at all times. Whether it's early morning, twilight, or the dead of night, a
Project Outfit was designed with a broad outlook on the outside world and the goal of recapturing the sense of freedom that comes with being able to move without limitations. The project is the new
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