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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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Paris Launching Electric Car Sharing Program Next Year

Paris Launching Electric Car Sharing Program Next Year

Photo by faberNovel2009 Citywide bike sharing systems are easy enough to organize, but how about citywide electric vehicle sharing programs? Paris is hoping to capitalize on the success of its

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Solar-Powered Batmobile Concept Moped Is a Charging Machine

Solar-Powered Batmobile Concept Moped Is a Charging Machine

This solar-powered bike isn't bullet-proof, but its Batmobile-like design is certainly superhero worthy. It is a moped that has a movable shell casing -- inspired by the armadillidiidae, or pillbug --

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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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This Bendable Bike Can Tie Itself to Any Post

This Bendable Bike Can Tie Itself to Any Post

We Inhabitat writers have had our fair share of bicycles and bicycle parts stolen on the mean streets of New York City. It seems these days you've got to lock everything down (even the brakes!) in order

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Street-Legal Electric Tron Lightcycles for Sale on eBay!

Street-Legal Electric Tron Lightcycles for Sale on eBay!

Just in time for the release of Tron Legacy, you can order your own operational Light Cycle on eBay.

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Buy It Now! Project H’s Design Revolution Road Show Airstream

Buy It Now! Project H’s Design Revolution Road Show Airstream

Project H's Design Revolution Road Show Airstream trailer is now up for auction on eBay! The shiny silver rig just finished its 9,500-mile, 36-city trek across the country promoting humanitarian product

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Copenhagen Hotel Pays Guests to Generate Electricity by Biking

Copenhagen Hotel Pays Guests to Generate Electricity by Biking

Scoring free stuff at nice hotels is a rare occurence (hello, $10 bag of mini-bar peanuts!), so when a classy establishment like the Crowne Plaza pays guests to embrace green energy, we get a little bit

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Treadmill Bike is a Creative Workout on Wheels

Treadmill Bike is a Creative Workout on Wheels

We've seen plenty of human-powered vehicles -- from velomobile bikes to helicopters, and even hovercrafts -- but the latest contraption to come down the pipeline is perhaps the strangest one yet: the

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Cargo Bikes Make A Comeback

Cargo Bikes Make A Comeback

There's nothing new about cargo bikes; they were once very common delivery vehicles, and they make a lot of sense for carting heavy loads. As Treehugger's outdoor correspondent Warren McLaren has noted,

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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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Toll Revenue May Be Used to Build Bay Bridge Bike Path

Toll Revenue May Be Used to Build Bay Bridge Bike Path

Ever wonder what all your highway tolls are used for? Well, if a bill proposed by California State Senator Loni Hancock (D-Oakland) goes through, some of them might go towards a  bike path on the Bay

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DIY Hyper-Modified Honda Motorcycle Hits 214 MPG

DIY Hyper-Modified Honda Motorcycle Hits 214 MPG

Fans of the hypermiling super-modded Aerocivic, meet its motorcycle counterpart! Designed and built by velomobile enthusiast Allert Jacobs, this streamlined recumbent motorcycle has been outfitted with an

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Pavegen: Energy Generating Pavement Hits the Streets

Pavegen: Energy Generating Pavement Hits the Streets

Any one point on a busy street can receive up to 50,000 steps a day, so imagine if you could take all that foot traffic and turn it into something useful - like energy! A new product designed by Laurence

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eRinGo EV is a Spinning Ring Car for Two

eRinGo EV is a Spinning Ring Car for Two

Iranian CG artist Mohammed Ghezel has conceived of a vehicle sure to give you the spins with this eRinGo concept, a drum/ring-shaped electric vehicle that features two steering wheels for double the fun.

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Hopworksfiets Bike Bar is a Pedal-Powered Party

Hopworksfiets Bike Bar is a Pedal-Powered Party

Pedal power is clearly on the rise. Bike sharing programs are spreading throughout the world, David Byrne's new book Bicycle Diaries is flying off the shelves, and brilliant new designs like this, this

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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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Contortionist Folding Bike Rolls Up Smaller Than a Wheel

Contortionist Folding Bike Rolls Up Smaller Than a Wheel

There's a reason you don't see too many people toting around folding bikes; many have small wheels that make for an uncomfortable ride, and the ones that don't tend to be too clunky when folded up. Enter

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Top 5 Sexy Cycles

Top 5 Sexy Cycles

We've made no secret of our never-ending love for bikes here at Inhabitat - as one of the world's most efficient modes of transportation they're also an emission free, healthy, and enjoyable way to get

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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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PIMP MY ECO-RIDE CONTEST: Win a Strida Folding Bike!

PIMP MY ECO-RIDE CONTEST: Win a Strida Folding Bike!

WIN A $950 STRIDA FOLDING BIKE! As the weather gets warmer we're looking forward to spending plenty of sun-soaked days outdoors - and what better way to take full advantage of the beautiful weather than

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Links Roundup of the Week: Public Space

Links Roundup of the Week: Public Space

If you live in a city, you know that the apartments are tiny and there isn't a lot of green. That means you have to rely on the public, open spaces for a little breathing room. We <3 public space

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Inhabitat Reports from ICFF 2009!

Inhabitat Reports from ICFF 2009!

This weekend team Inhabitat took the International Contemporary Furniture Fair by storm, seeking out the freshest green designs amid this year's crop of over 2,500 exhibitors. From sleek and chic chaises

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TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: The A2B Electric Bike

TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: The A2B Electric Bike

What do you get when you cross a bicycle with an electric scooter? Probably something like Ultra Motor's "Light Electric Vehicle," the A2B. Silent and stylish, the A2B is designed for urban and suburban

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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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Governors Island Envisioned as Incredible Eco-Park

Governors Island Envisioned as Incredible Eco-Park

New York's Governor's Island is set to receive an incredible set of renovations that will transform the 172-acre plot of decaying Coast Guard structures into a stunning eco-park. Designed by West 8,

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Awesome Bergmonch Bike Folds into a Backpack

Awesome Bergmonch Bike Folds into a Backpack

Folding bikes keep getting smaller and more technically advanced, and with Spring and Summer on their way we're excited about the Bergmönch, a bike that can be folded up and worn as a rucksack! Perfect

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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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TOP TEN GREEN TRANSPORTATION TRENDS OF 2008

TOP TEN GREEN TRANSPORTATION TRENDS OF 2008

2008 has been an incredible year for green transportation as the world's automakers made strident efforts to green their production lines, cities decided that it's time to give our car-centric lifestyle a

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