You’ll never guess what this artist used to paint these iconic buildings: bicycle tires!

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in New Art on Monday 17 November 2014

An avid cyclist, Singapore-based designer Thomas Yang applies black pigment onto different bicycle tires to produce amazingly accurate renditions of architectural icons such as the Forbidden City, Eiffel Towel, London Bridge and the Empire State Building. If you magnify the tire ‘strokes’ up close, you’ll fully appreciate just how much thought goes into their assemblage […]

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Cool things that multi-task better than you and I: a pollution-reversing bicycle

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By Rachel Oakley in New Eco on Thursday 16 October 2014

Bikes help the environment by not emitting air pollution, but the Air-Purifier Bike goes one step further. This electric bicycle has been designed with an air purifier built into the handlebars. Not only that, but this bike also has the ability to produce oxygen ‘with a photosynthesis system that’s integrated into the top tube of the frame’.

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This is what it feels like to be held up! Argentinian attempts to steal guy’s bike at gunpoint who records the whole thing on his Go-Pro

Milo Sumner Contributor

By Milo Sumner in Video on Thursday 18 September 2014

Imagine the adrenaline rushing through this guys body as he was filming this! YouTuber Mike Graziano managed to capture a scary moment of street violence while cycling through Buenos Aries, the capital of Argentina.

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There’s a 24k gold mountain bike on sale for $1 million

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Products on Friday 30 May 2014

Forget about the Rolex and the grill. I have a feeling it’s gonna be all about the 24k gold mountain bike soon. Because, when you’ve got to impress the world with your material possessions, nothing comes close to an obnoxious, yet quite pretty looking, gold bicycle. The bike is created by The House of Solid […]

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LA’s tallest bike reaches up to two storeys

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Trends on Wednesday 1 May 2013

The CicLAvia VI, which was recently held in Los Angeles, also played host to a fantastic 14.5-foot-tall handmade cruiser bike by Los Angelopes co-founder Richie Trimble that literally towered over the rest of the wheels. While Trimble didn’t win any awards with his Big Boy bike, LA Streets Blog carried an interesting interview with him […]

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Want to know your heart rate? Try this smart cycling helmet

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in Tech on Tuesday 23 April 2013

LifeBEAM, a Tel Aviv startup founded by former Israeli Air Force pilots Omri Yoffe and Zvika Orron, have developed the world’s first smart cycling helmet that can monitor heart rate in real time sans that ungainly chest strap. The hassle-free Lazer Sport GENESIS helmet comes with integrated sensing technology and is ready to use with […]

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Copenhagen Cycle Chic: a photo blog about cycling

Bridget Barnett Contributor

By Bridget Barnett in Cool Websites on Saturday 19 May 2012

Copenhagen Cycle Chic is a photo blog that captures the stylish cycling population of this hipster capital city. It really is like The Sartorialist for bicycle lovers.

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Space Taken by 60 People

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By Daniel Eckler in New Trends on Thursday 8 December 2011

Like most people that live in urban centers, I’m fascinated with the relationship between person and place, which means I like to keep updated on urban planning and infrastructure. I commute by bicycle and have long felt it is one of the best ways to experience a city, not to mention the environmental, health and traffic benefits.

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Wolfies Cycles: a statement on two wheels

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By Wolfies in New Events on Tuesday 5 April 2011

Wolfies Cycles epitomise all that is stylish, quirky and unique on two wheels. A handpicked collection of vintage classic bicycles, spanning trends from 1895 to 1990, with a particular focus on the 1940’s and 50’s, Wolfies Cycles is the new name in cycling cool.

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