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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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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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BH Emotion NEO Electric Bike Hides Its True Nature

BH Emotion NEO Electric Bike Hides Its True Nature

Electric bikes can be great for greening your commute, but they’re usually not much to look at with their clunky battery packs hanging off the frame. The Emotion NEO, however, takes on a different

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Maya Pedal Transforms Old Bikes into Pedal-Powered Water Pumps, Blenders and More

Maya Pedal Transforms Old Bikes into Pedal-Powered Water Pumps, Blenders and More

We've seen some incredible innovations in bicycle technology lately - from self-charging components such as the Copenhagen Wheel to designer fixies by Diesel. But what happens to these and all other bikes

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Diesel Debuts “Only the Brave” Designer Fixie Bike in Collaboration with Pinarello

Diesel Debuts “Only the Brave” Designer Fixie Bike in Collaboration with Pinarello

Fixie bikes, the one-speed tools of bike messengers and hard-core city riders, are usually purpose-built tools. But design houses Diesel and Pinarello thought fixies could use some prettying up, and have

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Senza Bike Lock Renders Handlebars Useless to Bike Thieves

Senza Bike Lock Renders Handlebars Useless to Bike Thieves

The only thing better than deterring a bike thief altogether is watching him wobble away on a bike without the benefit of handlebars to steer his escape. That's what Jaryn Miller's Senza Bicycle promises

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UNStudio Completes EEA Office Clad in an Undulating Energy-Saving Facade

UNStudio Completes EEA Office Clad in an Undulating Energy-Saving Facade

The 92 meter complex has an undulating, white, curved facade and houses the national tax offices and the student loan administration. Designed to accommodate 2,500 workstations, the asymmetrical building

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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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Zuiderzeeweg: Modular Student Housing Block Can be Moved to a New Location

Zuiderzeeweg: Modular Student Housing Block Can be Moved to a New Location

The student housing project is made up of high-quality, modular housing blocks that are stacked on top of each other to form six block buildings. The five-story buildings are arranged along with grass

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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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Studio Meda Wins London’s Bankside Bike Shed Design Contest

Studio Meda Wins London’s Bankside Bike Shed Design Contest

Studio Meda recently won first place in The Architecture Foundation's international competition to design an improved bike storage shed for London's Bankside district. In an effort to improve the city's

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VIDEO: Riding Brammo’s Electric Motorcycle in Green Overdrive

VIDEO: Riding Brammo’s Electric Motorcycle in Green Overdrive

On this week's episode of GigaOM TV's video show Green Overdrive (where if it's green we drive it), I take Brammo's all-electric motorcycle the Enertia out for a spin. It's so much fun to drive, and I did

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Philadelphia’s Magic Garden Is a Mosaic of Recycled Materials

Philadelphia’s Magic Garden Is a Mosaic of Recycled Materials

Artist Isaiah Zagar is a Philadelphia legend. Since 1994, Zagar and his wife have recycled broken bottles and other found objects into beautiful mosaics around the city, with an fantastical homebase

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Classy Monochrome Two-Wheelers Made From Old Recycled Bike Parts

Classy Monochrome Two-Wheelers Made From Old Recycled Bike Parts

Here at Inhabitat, we just can't seem to get our fix when it comes to bikes! We've covered everything from cute bikes in horse shapes to build-your-own bamboo bike kits to even water purifying bikes that

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M55 Unveils “Beast” Hybrid Electric Bike

M55 Unveils “Beast” Hybrid Electric Bike

E-Bicycle manufacturer M55 Bikes have just unveiled their latest hybrid electric bicycle, dubbed The Beast. While most electric bicycles made are designed to help their riders get up steep hills, The

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BionX Electric Bikes to Join California Bikeshare System

BionX Electric Bikes to Join California Bikeshare System

Canadian autoparts giant Magna International has volunteered its BionX electric bikes for a four-week bikeshare trial in California, which will release a fleet of bikes on the Sacramento campus of the

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San Francisco Announces Bike Sharing Program to Launch Next Year!

San Francisco Announces Bike Sharing Program to Launch Next Year!

Bay Area bike-lovers, rejoice -- a $7.9 million bike-sharing pilot project will roll out next year in San Francisco, San Jose, Palo Alto, Mountain View and Redwood City! If all goes well, one thousand

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An Electric Bike That Runs On Water!

An Electric Bike That Runs On Water!

Earlier this week, we showed you a motorcycle that runs on solar power, so it's only fitting that now we bring you news of an electric bycle that runs on water! Developed by SIGNa Chemistry, this electric

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World’s Lightest Bike Weighs Just Six Pounds!

World’s Lightest Bike Weighs Just Six Pounds!

Think your bicycle is lightweight? It's probably a clunker compared to this $45,000 racing bike designed by Fairwheel Bikes in Tuscon, Arizona. The speedy bike weighs just 6 pounds--considerably less than

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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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Full Circle is a Cute Big-Wheeled Folding Bike Sans Chain

Full Circle is a Cute Big-Wheeled Folding Bike Sans Chain

For all you folding bike enthusiasts out there - the Full Circle, an entry in Seoul Cycle Design Competition, may make your city commute easier and more stylish. Unlike most folding bikes, this one —

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Bike Shop Attracts Buyers with 120 Bikes Mounted to the Facade

Bike Shop Attracts Buyers with 120 Bikes Mounted to the Facade

We’re not totally sure how Christian Peterson got all these bikes on his building’s façade, but he’s certainly given new meaning to the notion of a green wall. The co-owner of a bicycle shop in

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Ingenious ThinBike Folds Flat to Fit in Tight Spaces

Ingenious ThinBike Folds Flat to Fit in Tight Spaces

If you live in the city, you're surely not a stranger to tight quarters. But when finding a place to park your bike becomes a pain, you know something is up -- because wasn't one of the reasons you gave

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Apple Files Patent for a Brand New Smart Bike

Apple Files Patent for a Brand New Smart Bike

Forget about the next iPhone or an iPad as thin as paper, Apple is pedaling in another direction these days. Just a few days ago, the company filed a new patent for an advanced smart bike now in

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