Tag: bicycles

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Air-Purifying Two-wheeler

With China’s new air-purifying bike, around 20 million inhabitants will be cleaning the air of pollution as they ride around concluding their daily business. The idea has been set in motion by Daan Roosegaarde an eco-innovator who has just partnered…

Gone in 60 seconds

The GeoOrbital bike wheel offers a new take on bicycles! With this item, one can cleverly swap ‘only’ the front wheel of a bicycle for it to become electric. The wheel itself is battery-powered allowing your bike to become electric…

BICYCLE ORIGAMI

The Kwiggle bicycle folds down so small, it be taken on an airplane as carry-on luggage. It was designed by Karsten Bettin, a German engineer under the idea it would fit under the seat of your car or be able…

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Sladda by IKEA

IKEA the Swedish furniture company has their eyes firmly set on sustainability concerns and have therefore moved towards personal transportation issues. Their new Sladda bike is packed with accessories allowing its customization. For instance; the front rack can be altered…

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GOLD TO BLUE

A new bike path in Lidzbark Warminski, Poland is glowing electric blue at night! The path is illuminated by a synthetic material called phosphor. It is able to light-up after being charged by sunlight. The developers of the project TPA…

Smoother Rides

Both bike and wheelchair owners know only too well the discomfort of bumpy roads. Now, Loopwheels (and its looping suspension springs integrated within wheels) are set to change this. The loopwheel spring offers a smoother ride, reduced vibration and less…

30 Minute Bicycle Transformation by EVELO

The EVELO electric bike company has introduced the Omni Wheel! In only 30 minutes, this wheel transforms any existing bicycle into an e-bike. It makes great financial sense too as the transformation is achievable at 50% the cost of an entirely…

Storm eBike at $499

With respect to cycling, Storm eBike is taking things back down to basics. ‘Storm’ is an electric bicycle that perfectly combines practicality and low-price. It has an unusual aesthetic. Its tires (big round tubes) may increase effort when heading uphill,…

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Hanging Gardens

It’s official…urban areas are going bike crazy! Well here is a handy sustainable accessory to add to your repertoire of tactics to help reduce the negative effects of fossil fuels! How about taking some micro-greenery with you wherever you go?…

London Bike Superhighway

This week, Europe’s longest protected bike lane was given the go-ahead by the Mayor of London, ensuring bike-riders get a safe trip through London when travelling East to West. Currently, a similar route that runs North to South is also…