By Becky Striepe on August 17, 2011
Alexander Vittouris created the Ajiro’s using bamboo, which he molded into shape. Bamboo is very strong, making this a durable bike as well as a beautiful one.
By Becky Striepe on September 22, 2010
Cycling is a great way to stay fit, save money, and reduce carbon emissions. Unfortunately, whether you’re commuting to work or running errands on the weekend, interacting with cars on the road is often stressful for everyone involved.
There’s almost a combative vibe between motorists and cyclists, and I don’t think it has to be that way. In order for everyone to make their trips safely, I think there are a few key bits of etiquette that would make all of the difference.
By Becky Striepe on August 25, 2010
Ever huffed and puffed your way up a steep hill, or worse yet had to hop off and walk your bike because pedaling just wasn’t cutting it on that incline? A new smart wheel might mean the end of those moments and help encourage more folks to use bikes for transportation.
By Levi Novey on December 15, 2009
As promised, here are several photos of the eco-friendly Christmas Tree using LED lights, wind power, solar power, and bicycles in Lima, Peru.
Category: Innovation, News+Opinion | Tags: artificial christmas trees, bicycles, Christmas, Christmas Tree, climate change, LED, LED Light Bulbs, Lima, Peru, solar, solar energy, solar power, wind, wind energy, wind power, zero emissions
By Levi Novey on December 11, 2009
Tonight the Lima district of San Borja plans to light an emissions-free Christmas tree in a popular park as part of event called “Magic, Light, and Color: the Energy You Generate.” The 11 meter high tree will display LED Christmas lights powered by a combination of 10 bicycles, a wind turbine, and two small solar [...]
Category: Innovation, News+Opinion | Tags: alternative energy, bicycles, Christmas, Christmas Tree, LED Light Bulbs, Lima, mechanical energy, Peru, renewable energy, San Borja, solar energy, solar power, wind energy, wind power, zero emissions