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Weekend Roundup 20081207

Posted by @teeheehee on December 8th, 2008

Hooray, another weekend roundup!


We start off with a variety of pedal-powered vehicles that carry larger capacities of people. We’ve got the Buscycle:
Buscycle

… a human powered bus:
Human powered bus

… and something called the VeloDisco:

Via MakeZine.


Gizmodo has a list of “10 insane bikes that no one should ever ride” (one slightly NSFW, a few have been seen here before.)

An incorrect tandem bike

Via Gizmodo.


Here’s news of a decked out 2009 model hybrid electric mountain bike, the Obtibike: OB1.
Hybrid mountain bike

Via Gizmodo.


Web worms will wreck your ride!
Bicycle covered by web worms

Via Reddit.


Here’s a concept for the Innovate or Die challenge based on filtering water while riding a bike. It’s called the Aquaduct, and it was the grand prize winner in innovation.

Via MakeZine.


The Melocipede, a sort of bicycle instrument.

Via MakeZine.


A sure sign that winter is coming, and an unusual preparation for winter riding:
Bike seat iron

Via Reddit.


A method for making yourself more visible at night, called Bright Bike.

Bright Bike from Michael Mandiberg on Vimeo.

Via MakeZine.


Check out this retro family bike circa 1955.
Family bike from 1955

Via MakeZine.


Here’s a project derived from riding around the world on an electric bike. The operator, Guim Valls Teruel, plans to travel all five continents on an electric bike.
Electric bicycle world tour operator

Via Digg, via TreeHugger.


And finally, for the particularly crafty among you, some embroidery work of Italian bike parts.
Embroidered Italian bike parts

Via CraftZine

2 Responses to “Weekend Roundup 20081207”

  1. velo electrique Says:

    velo electrique…

    Les velos, quelle passion!…

  2. velo electrique Says:

    Les velos, quelle passion!

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