In a town in Norway, people are being paid to ride a bike to work rather than drive

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By Milo Sumner in New Eco on Thursday 23 October 2014

In many countries it’s commonplace to charge motorists a toll to use certain roads, but what about paying money to cyclists as an incentive to go car-free? That’s exactly what happened recently in Lillestrøm, Norway a few weeks ago. Pedestrians and bike-users were pulled over and handed 100 Kroner (approximately $15) while drivers were ignored.

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Imaginate: Danny MacAskill’s amazing bike riding film

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By The Flying Dutchman in Video on Friday 5 July 2013

This clip is a must see, both as a phenomenal display of trials riding and also pure imaginative filmmaking. Just watch it. Now.

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The ReCycle: a recycled aluminum bike

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By Bryce Edmonds in New Products on Wednesday 2 January 2013

The ReCycle is the world’s first line of bikes with frame and fork made from 100% recycled aluminum content. Besides sustainability, the designs of the three protypes (a cruiser, fixed-gear and mountain bike) are super stylish. Support the ReCycle thought its Kickstarter campaign, and help the founders achieve their goal of closing the manufacturing loop by making all their new rides out of old bikes, trucks and car parts.

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