This Artist Creates Stunning Products Made Out Of Bicycle Air Chambers

Luvs is a crafts initiative led by an artist based in Sao Paulo. She recovers tubes from old bicycle wheels, cleans them, sanding them and then transforms them to give them a second life. Inner tube rubber is a flexible material that is actually suitable for countless uses that go far beyond the simple manufacture of tires. Continue reading »

The Unexpected Beauty Of China’s Bicycle Graveyards


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For the past 18 months many cities in China have been flooded by millions of dockless share bikes. Those that block pavements or apartment entrances have been removed by authorities to vast storage areas. Viewed from afar they create compelling and mysterious patterns – but also represent waste on an enormous scale.

Here: An aerial view of the rental bikes detained by the local urban administration authority of Luyang district in Hefei. Given that the shared bikes have several users a day – some of them inexperienced riders who swerve into traffic – they are often damaged, vandalised, or abandoned Continue reading »

Glow In The Dark Bicycle Path Unveiled In Poland

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This glow in the dark bicycle path can be found near Lidzbark Warminski in the north of Poland. It’s made from a synthetic material that is charged by the sun, and it can hold up to ten hours of light. The impressive strip is powered entirely by the sun, and it’s still in the testing phases. Studio Roosegaarde’s Starry Night bike lane inspired TPA Instytut Badań Technicznych Sp. z o.o to create the glowing bike path. Continue reading »

Japanese Instagrammer Performs Bicycle Tricks On One Wheel

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A Japanese Instagrammer, Mamoru Kanai, publishes images of himself performing one-wheeled bicycle stunts in his “Riding Pop” series. The photos feature Kanai performing “wheelies” (standing on the hindwheel) and “stoppies” (standing on the front wheel) while seated as if normally riding a bicycle. Since he can’t shoot photos of himself performing tricks he asks for a help from a skilled photographer friend. Continue reading »

Life-size Dog Sculptures Made Entirely From Recycled Bicycle Chains

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In her ongoing series Unchained, Israeli designer and multidisciplinary artist Nirit Levav crafts stunning, life-size dog sculptures made entirely from recycled bicycle parts, mostly chains. Continue reading »

Bicycle Cafe in Zurich, Switzerland

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In the past, having a car was synonymous to success. Now, however, having a bicycle in the new trend. Riding a bicycle is all pros and no cons. It makes you slimmer and healthier, it allows you to enjoy the fresh air, traffic jams are no longer a problem, and of course you don’t waste money on gas. Continue reading »

New York Through the Eyes of a Road Bicycle


“My transport of choice in NYC is definitely a road bike. When you cycle on the streets you see city and it’s habitants in a very different point of view. Let me share with you some photos I took last year – NYC through the eyes of a road bike.” – Tim Sklyarov. Continue reading »

44ft Bicycle

A bicycle measuring 44ft has been built in Indonesia – out of rusting iron pipe. Seating just one person, the elongated bike was hand crafted out of 84 feet of piping in Blawe village, Kediri, East Java, Indonesia. (Arief Priyono / Barcroft Media)

Beautiful Bicycle Monday: Scrap City Cycles

A bicycle designed and built by my brother, Kameron Klimes. His custom-built bicycle startup, Scrap City Cycles, is based in St. Louis, USA. He is also producing small-batch, handmade leather goods for bicycles using locally sourced vegetable-tanned leather from the oldest tannery in the midwest. For anyone interested in a custom bike of their own feel free to contact Kameron at kjklimes@gmail.com Continue reading »