Bubble Exhaust System for Your Bike

 

Bubble Exhaust System for Your Bike

 Environmental issues are always more fun when spoken in bubble-talk

Bikes with bubble blowing machines are not new ideas–they’ve been in children’s toys for a while. But what if the bubbles were made using “green” biodegradable vegetable-based soap, and what if they were filled with seeds? Then bubbles would no longer be just a fun decoration, but a transportation tool that could help bring seeds to areas characterized by concrete (roads and bike paths). The designers at Society Creative llc. have designed a bike attachment for just this purpose called Bloom, an accessory that will help you to “pedal green” into the everywhere you go. According to the designers, “the Bloom device is meant to be a subversive and inspirational tool for our concrete jungles.”

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Norwegian Uphill Bike Lifts

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 This bicycle lift is used by cyclers to get up a steep hill

Hilly cities normally have a low share of cycling. Why is it that Trondheim, the third largest city of Norway, has the highest share of cycling compared to all the other Norwegian cities? Second video after the jump.

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TVA Gazelle – 4-Wheel Tilting Car/Bike Hybrid

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Fly Like A Butterfly With The Gazelle

Globally, we are on the brink of a new commuting age; cars are too heavy, too inefficient, too dirty and too big to be viable in tomorrow’s traffic-clogged cities – and motorcycles are too dangerous and too hard to ride to be a real option for many. Perhaps the solution lies in some sort of hybrid between the two – a car that’s not much wider or heavier than a bike, with four wheels so it can support itself, a typical car-like control system AND the ability to tilt for stability in the corners.

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History of the World’s Craziest Invention – The Monowheel

History of the World’s Craziest Invention - The Monowheel

First Monowheel

A monowheel is a crazy contraption where the rider sits inside the wheel. Not to be confused with a unicycle, where the rider sits above the wheel, the monowheel is a hard to drive and hard to steer vehicle that has a unique and colorful history.  Here is a collection of some pretty amazing photos. (Pics)

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