Posts tagged with 'biking'
Lyon, France, introduced the most recent "3+" bike-sharing generation. Photo by juicebox013.
Four generations of bike-sharing
Looking back at Amit Bhatt’s presentation on Financially Sustainable Public Bike-Sharing at Transforming Transportation 2013, I thought I would share with you the key moments and generations in the history of bike-sharing. Although it appears like a new trend, bike-sharing ...
Izhar Gafni riding his cardboard creation. Photo credit: Geek.com via nocamels.com
A $9 Dollar Bike Made of Cardboard
A version of this post was originally published in Portuguese by Maria Fernanda Cavalcanti on TheCityFix Brasil. Urban cycling has become ever more popular and has even entered recent Armani advertising campaigns as a symbol of youth, fitness and sex appeal. However, no matter ...
Photo by Marionzetta.
Do Bikes Build a Better City?
The Sustainable Cities Collective is hosting a free webcast today at 11:30 AM to discuss whether bikes can help cities function better and more sustainably. With cities worldwide experimenting with dedicated cycling infrastructure, cycle-only days, car-free streets and cycle superhighways, ...
Photo via Philippe Starck.
Bordeaux Unveils the “Ideal City Bike”
It looks like Bordeaux, France will be the next city to have its custom-designed bike for its bike-share program. Philippe Starck, a French product designer, unveiled the final rendering of the “ideal city bike” with Mayor of Bordeaux Alain Juppe ...
Friday Fun: Harnessing the Braking Power of a Bike
Friday Fun: Harnessing the Braking Power of a Bike
Isn’t it just the worst riding up a hill on your bike? If Maxwell von Stein’s invention catches on, riding up a hill or gaining speed after stopping at a red light will never exert much energy again. The Cooper ...
Friday Fun: Musical Bikes
Friday Fun: Musical Bikes
Dutch designers Merel Sloother, Liat Azulay and Pieter Frank de Jong created a prototype of a bicycle that plays vinyl records as it rides. They call their project “Feats per Minute” and are travelling the world showing off their creation. ...
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