The Hovding is a collar with sensors that spring into action when typical movements associated with a bicycle crash are detected. Read on to see how this fashion-forward piece can protect not only
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Bike Nation just announced plans to work with the City of Long Beach to launch a new bike-sharing program in what has been dubbed "America’s Most Bicycle-Friendly City". The privately-funded program has
Normally luxury and sharing aren't words we mention in the same sentence. Those who can afford it pay millions to have their own cars, jets, and yachts - precisely so they don't have to share with anyone.
Photo © Ana Lisa Alperovich for Inhabitat The Blob's iconic aesthetics and spacious 10,000-square-foot interior have made it a local landmark and a popular meeting and reference point within the city
Although we may ride them every day, we don't often think of our bicycles as life-changing tools of empowerment. In Africa, however, access to a fully-functional bicycle opens up a world of transportation
When it comes to electric vehicles, form sometimes takes a back seat to function. Not with the M-1 e-bike from Marrs Cycles! This gorgeous cruiser looks like the offspring of a vintage Schwinn and a
With summer in full swing and temperatures soaring across the states, why not stay cool and reduce carbon emissions at the same time by taking to the streets on a wooden bicycle by Sman Cruisers? The
The Faraday Porteur electric bicycle has finally come to market! Built last year for the Oregon Manifest design competition, the classic cycle may look like a simple bike from the 1940s or 50s, but
Cervélo just created the ultimate bike for any triathlon or cycling enthusiast. According to Cervélo, its new P5 bike is the most aerodynamic time trial bike ever engineered. Building on its past aero
Yuba Bicycles has just launched the newest addition to its line of utility bicycles - the Boda Boda Cargo Cruiser. Designed with the needs of urban cyclists in mind, this sweet bike is no lightweight
Being visible in the dark is of crucial importance to cyclists and skateboarders setting out at night, so with that in mind the Exertion Games Lab team at RMIT University in Australia has created the
BikeBorgs are a theoretical cycling subculture that combine aspects of cyberpunk and DIY hardware-hacking with individually modified bikes. Like The Borg of Star Trek fame, the BikeBorgs combine
Andrew Wheeldon established BEN a decade ago in order to promote poverty alleviation and sustainable mobility for the 2014 World Design Capital's poorest residents. A non-profit organization that receives
Berlin's Ozon Cyclery is a fantastic project that is set on changing the German city's bike-scape by introducing unique custom-made bikes made from bamboo. A team of bike-enthusiasts started the venture
Here at Inhabitat we have seen some very creative iPhone amplifiers that use bamboo canes, repurposed musical instruments and even an entire tree trunk to blast tunes. But here is one example you can
The Dutch are both bike-mad and safety-conscious, so there's no need to worry about anyone crashing down the short flight of stairs that leads to the lower level cafe and bike rental facility. A fence
Not only to the Madrid-based designers have a sense of humor, but they definitely have a thing for nighttime guerrilla art. Armed with a pile of translucent fabric "bicycle seats" that easily slip over
Claiming to be "the world's largest zoo", the Tokyo Zoo Project offers a wild new way to cycle around the Japanese capital. The idea is that people request -- through Twitter -- different animals they
SoBi, created and founded by Ryan Rzepecki, is an affordable bike sharing system that makes it easy to rent a bike when you need it and doesn't require dedicated docking stations or other infrastructure.
Bike lights can often be fiddly little things to attach and detach from your bicycle, but Copenhagen Parts may have solved this mini conundrum - for steel bikes at least. They've created a set of cool
A Pair Travels from NYC to San Francisco by Electric Bike to Educate Americans on Green Transportation
Boris Mordkovich and Anna Mostovetsky thrive on adventure and share an enduring passion for the environment, so when Boris and his brother, Yevgeniy started EVELO, an electric bike company in New York,
The Turntable Rider is a brilliant invention that transforms any regular bicycle into a roving DJ booth! Developed by Japan-based company Cogoo, the gadget allows bikers to emit melodies as they ride.
The summer months are just ahead, and for many of us this means days full of cycling and plenty of camping excursions. But for you outdoor adventurers who don't want to trade in your two-wheelers for
Lisbon's main cycling route has been transformed with this brilliant typography that makes the city's 7,362-meter bike path along the river Tagus all that more fun and easy! A collaboration between
If you use a bike as your main source of transportation, you know that finding an efficient storage solution in your home or office is not always an easy task. If you're tired of corralling them into a
Specialized has just introduced The Turbo, a brand new electric bicycle they've dubbed as the world’s fastest e-bike. Designed as a “speed-focused, high-tech urban bike”, the company built The
We're not sure how comfortable it will be to sit on the Twist's saddle, which pivots on the same arm as the handlebars, or how easily the bike will come to a stop with the hubless wheels, but the
Cycling advocates from across the country are convening in Washington, DC this week to discuss the future of cycling in America, and to voice their support for national cycling and pedestrian programs.
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