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Smart to Reveal ‘For-US’ Ultra Compact Electric Pickup Truck at the Detroit Auto Show

Smart to Reveal ‘For-US’ Ultra Compact Electric Pickup Truck at the Detroit Auto Show

Mercedes-Benz-owned Smart has announced plans to unveil an ultra-compact plug-in electric pickup truck called the For-US at the Detroit auto show next week. The vehicle will use the same platform as 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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Vivida Dorms: A Dynamic Australian Building Wrapped in a Gorgeous Metallic Skin

Vivida Dorms: A Dynamic Australian Building Wrapped in a Gorgeous Metallic Skin

In addition to having plenty of daylight and shade as a result of the new metallic skin, which gives the building multiple personalities depending on the angle from which it is viewed, mechanical windows

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VIDEO: Artists Outfit Scooter Riders in Indonesia With Planted Bike Helmets for a Treebute

VIDEO: Artists Outfit Scooter Riders in Indonesia With Planted Bike Helmets for a Treebute

In a treebute, er tribute, to the natural beauty of their city, two artists from Yogyakarta, Indonesia outfitted scooter riders with safety helmets planted with trees and had them ride around the city

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9 Enchanting Gardens, Green Roofs and Planted Walls We Spotted Around Japan

9 Enchanting Gardens, Green Roofs and Planted Walls We Spotted Around Japan

Most visitors to Kinkaku-ji, also known as the Golden Pavilion, in Kyoto, are there to see the gilded roof of the landmark's namesake. But we were just as interested in the green roofs that cover many of

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88bikes to Give Thousands of Bikes to Girls Who Have Been Victims of Slavery and Abuse

88bikes to Give Thousands of Bikes to Girls Who Have Been Victims of Slavery and Abuse

88bikes just announced their sixth project, dubbed Asha 2012, an initiative to give thousands of bikes to young girls from Eastern Europe to Southeast Asia who have been victims of slavery, abuse and in

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7 Tricked-Out Bike Projects to Inspire the Cyclist in You

7 Tricked-Out Bike Projects to Inspire the Cyclist in You

7 Awesome bike-centric projects: Amazing Record-Playing Bicycle Blasts Music as You Pedal Yves Behar Unveils ‘Local Bike’ Utility Cycle With a Cargo Container Silverback Builds Urban Bikes with USB

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PHOTOS: Striking Japanese Bike Parking Lot is Completely Overgrown with Green Ivy

PHOTOS: Striking Japanese Bike Parking Lot is Completely Overgrown with Green Ivy

Located on a busy street behind the Ritz Carlton Hotel Osaka, the facility acts as a place for people commuting to the city to store their bikes. While typical multi-level bike parking structures are drab

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Philadelphia Could Become Even Greener With New Bike Lane Proposal

Philadelphia Could Become Even Greener With New Bike Lane Proposal

Philadelphia is already known as a bike-friendly city, ranking number one in bike commuting per capita in the United States (2011). Perhaps this rank has spurred inspiration for their new city-wide

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(R)Evolutions Per Minute: Crowd-Sourced Cargo Biking Documentary Wants Your Footage!

(R)Evolutions Per Minute: Crowd-Sourced Cargo Biking Documentary Wants Your Footage!

Filmmaker Liz Canning is creating a crowd-sourced documentary on how cargo bikes are changing the way we live, and she wants your footage for her film! Canning always loved to bike, but when she had twins

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Jose Rivera’s Ice Cream Bike Turns Recycled Parts Into a Delectable Ride

Jose Rivera’s Ice Cream Bike Turns Recycled Parts Into a Delectable Ride

Trying to fix a bike can be a daunting task. After dealing with bolts, tubes, screws, tires, and wrenches it's not unlikely that your attempt to change a chain has left you with 50 piled up parts. For

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Yves Behar Unveils ‘Local Bike’ Utility Cycle With a Cargo Container

Yves Behar Unveils ‘Local Bike’ Utility Cycle With a Cargo Container

You’ve seen your local delivery people riding around with large baskets and carrying platforms - their bikes are clunky, but they get the job done. By comparison, Behar’s bicycle is much easier on

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Dimini Birdhouse Bike Rack Holds Your Bike and Your Helmet Too

Dimini Birdhouse Bike Rack Holds Your Bike and Your Helmet Too

If you live in a small space, you know how much a bike can clutter up your home. Well, designers Lauren Thomas and Jennifer Karam of Dimini have come up with an elegant solution that not only gets your

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Soft-Ride WOW Bike Designed by Ron Arad Has Steel Tires

Soft-Ride WOW Bike Designed by Ron Arad Has Steel Tires

Ron Arad has a history of bending steel to fit his needs - in 1986 he did it for a chair and now he's gone even further and bent sheets of steel into such a tizzy they now forms two functional bike tires.

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Top 14 Green Gadgets for Back to School

Top 14 Green Gadgets for Back to School

THINKSOUND TS02 HEADPHONES - $90 We're big fans of Thinksound's stylish line of wooden headphones, so we were thrilled to see that their new TS02+mic model has a built-in microphone that allows you to

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Zambikes: Bamboo Bikes That Help Fight Poverty & Save Lives in Africa

Zambikes: Bamboo Bikes That Help Fight Poverty & Save Lives in Africa

Customized fixies may be all the rage in urban America nowadays, but even the simplest, cheapest bike is a rare sight in rural Africa. Fortunately, the bamboo from which to craft bikes grows on trees –

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Design Build BLUFF & 88bikes Build a Reclaimed Mobile Bike Shop for Navajo Youth

Design Build BLUFF & 88bikes Build a Reclaimed Mobile Bike Shop for Navajo Youth

88bikes was started in 2006 by friends Dan Austin, Nicolas Arauz and Jay Austin, who wanted to change the world one bike at a time. Their first project successfully raised the funds for 88 bikes to be

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Hase Bikes’ Tricycle Transforms Into an All-Weather Velomobile

Hase Bikes’ Tricycle Transforms Into an All-Weather Velomobile

We've often found that the one thing stopping many of us from buying a tricycle is that it doesn't have an all-weather cover. To cater to this hole in the market, Hase Bikes have developed the KLIMAX 2K -

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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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Solar-Powered Biketower BT 20-112 is a Multi-Story Parking Lot for Bikes!

Solar-Powered Biketower BT 20-112 is a Multi-Story Parking Lot for Bikes!

If you're a cycler in the city, you know that trying to find a place to lock up on a busy sidewalk can often be as difficult as finding a spot to park a car. A short supply of bike racks and strict

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The Sharpshooter Electric Bike Doubles As a Lifesaving Search and Rescue Device

The Sharpshooter Electric Bike Doubles As a Lifesaving Search and Rescue Device

The Sharpshooter electric bike from designer Jurmol Yao is designed as a modern green vehicle for the Coast Guard to get search and rescue teams to the water more quickly than a traditional bike. But when

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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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Dutch Government Testing System That Taxes Drivers Based on Car Use

Dutch Government Testing System That Taxes Drivers Based on Car Use

The Netherlands is testing a new car use tax system that will tax drivers based upon the environmental impact of their driving rather than just taxing the vehicle itself. The trials utilize a little box

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Protected Bikeway Could Replace Parking On San Francisco Streets

Protected Bikeway Could Replace Parking On San Francisco Streets

Could a protected bike lane on San Francisco’s busy four-lane Oak Street provide a safer and quicker cross-town route for cyclists? Would you give up parking spots in your neighborhood in exchange for a

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Keha3′s Flexible Bike Racks Evoke Fields of Grass and Flowers

Keha3′s Flexible Bike Racks Evoke Fields of Grass and Flowers

We love that more and more people are using green transportation to get around, and design studios are reacting positively to the trend by giving bicyclists a way to keep cycles safe while also looking

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The Bonobo Is a Stylish Urban Bike Built from Plywood

The Bonobo Is a Stylish Urban Bike Built from Plywood

Being the bike lovers that we are, we were charmed when we caught a glimpse of the Bonobo bicycle by Warsaw designer Stanilav Ploski. Featuring a cutting edge frame, the bike is made with bent plywood

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Minneapolis Repair Kiosks Help You Service Your Bike on the Fly

Minneapolis Repair Kiosks Help You Service Your Bike on the Fly

Minneapolis cyclists now have a solution for making minor tweaks and fixing flats in a pinch with Bike Fixation kiosks. Open until midnight 365 days a year, this green startup by Alex Anderson and Chad

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Dan Phillips Builds Enchanting and Affordable Houses from Recycled Materials

Dan Phillips Builds Enchanting and Affordable Houses from Recycled Materials

When Dan Phillips was a child, he saw his parents suffer through the Great Depression years and he quickly learned to value what he had. When he was 14 years old he built a bicycle completely out of scrap

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Pepe Heykoop Transforms Leather Scraps into Sensuous Furniture Collection

Pepe Heykoop Transforms Leather Scraps into Sensuous Furniture Collection

Dutch furniture designer Pepe Heykoop recently unveiled a new line that recycles remnant leather scraps and old furniture into provocative new pieces. Appropriately named “Skin,” the collection

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The Best Green Student Designs at ICFF 2011!

The Best Green Student Designs at ICFF 2011!

PRATT: David Kim and Mike Seto, from the design collaborative ClickBoomPow created a line of colorful "New Role Models" chairs, which are designed to offer public seating with a pop of art. These

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