Bicycle that lets you to play records on its wheels

Bridget Barnett Contributor

By Bridget Barnett in New Products on Tuesday 8 November 2011

I dream of owning a bicycle that allows me to play records on its wheels so I can show punks in their souped up jeeps a thing or two about pimping out a ride. Hence, I am excited to hear this protype was just unveiled at Dezeen Platform exhibition by Dutch designers Merel Sloother, Liat Azulay and Pieter Frank de Jong. My day is coming.

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Upcycled bicycles by Starling and Hero

K and i Design Studio Reader Find

By K and i Design Studio in New Eco on Saturday 10 September 2011

I am a keen bicycle lover and rider, but I’m also a lover of anything vintage and recycled, so when I found Starling and Hero I knew I was onto something good. Starling & Hero restores old bikes into new glories.

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Yarn fashion for bikes

Nini Baseema Contributor

By Nini Baseema in New Trends on Wednesday 17 August 2011

The newest design in bike fashion, as seen on the streets of Saarbrücken, leaves no wishes open for those who like a colorful appearance while being on the way on two wheels. Is it practical? Probably not. But it’s funny all the same.

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Short video about creating a high-tech custom road bike

Jeff Katz Reader Find

By Jeff Katz in New Products on Tuesday 16 August 2011

Witness the birth, and creation of a high-tech custom road bike from Holland Cycles. This short film takes you from the selection of the titanium tubes all the way through riding the bike, with every step in between, and all set to the beats of Simian Mobile Disco. Learn how ExoGrid bicycles transform what you […]

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Oakland’s Scraper Bike Movement

Michelle Wilding Reader Find

By Michelle Wilding in New Photography on Friday 15 July 2011

Photographer Matthew Reamer recently snapped portraits of Oakland’s Scraper Bike Movement: a group that use bicycle customization as an alternative to the violence which plagues their neighborhood. It’s amazing how the bike riders are colour coordinated with their bikes.

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Bishop Bikes

Gerry Mak Reader Find

By Gerry Mak in New Products on Tuesday 26 April 2011

If you’re in the market for a great custom bike, check out Bishop Bikes in Baltimore. Chris Bishop, the man behind the operation, fabricates his own components mostly from scratch, and builds gorgeous, one-of-a-kind frames to your specs. They’re not cheap, but all things considered, they’re a fantastic value.

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Vanmoof bikes

Zac Editor

By Zac in New Products on Tuesday 26 October 2010

I really love the design lines of Vanmoof bikes. As it is with a lot of great design, a key feature of the bike is what’s not in the product: no gears; no hand-brakes (remember those awesome back-brakes from your BMX as a kid? Well, they’re back!). The lights are built-in and charged via USB […]

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Seoul’s Interactive Xylophone Bike Path

Gerry Mak Reader Find

By Gerry Mak in Cool Travel on Thursday 16 September 2010

Lookie here! A bike path in Seoul that plays music as people ride over it. The path is made of planks of wood of varying lengths that trigger little hammers when people ride over them, creating little percussive notes. Happy fun place yay!

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LED bike tires

Zolton Editor

By Zolton in New Products on Thursday 12 August 2010

From Cyglo Tyres come these awesome bike tires which come with fluoro ‘long-lasting LED bulbs embedded into the tyre tread or wall to form a perfect ring of light to maximise the visibility of cyclists to other road users’. Yes, yes, that’s all good. But they look pretty cool, too.

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IsoTruss carbon fiber bike frames

Gerry Mak Reader Find

By Gerry Mak in New Products on Tuesday 1 June 2010

Despite their airy, fragile look, the carbon fiber bike frames by IsoTruss can supposedly support the weight of an 11,600-lb concrete block while remaining lighter and utilizing less material than more traditional materials.

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Rechargeable eGO bikes

Casper Johansson Reader Find

By Casper Johansson in New Eco on Saturday 13 June 2009

A rechargeable bike? Still looks cool? Has some oomph about it? You betcha. The eco-friendly eGO bike runs on any input voltage from 100V to 240V and gives up to six hours of continuous action with each fresh charge.

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