New electric bike offers so much storage, you won’t miss your car

March 20, 2018 by  
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The swanky new CERO One electric cargo bike is designed to ease the adoption of more environmentally-friendly transportation. Electric bikes, or e-bikes , are 10 to 20 times more efficient than a car , but many lack the convenience of cargo space. Not CERO One. Kitted with a novel modular cargo rack system, this bike can be reconfigured to suit the needs of any particular person or task. The CERO One was invented by environmentalist Kiyoshi Iwai, who hopes to make his hometown of Los Angeles a better place to live in part through practical e-bikes. An avid surfer , Iwai was inspired to create a storage system that makes it easy to haul significant cargo, like a surfboard. The modular system has 12 distinct configurations that include three aluminum baskets on the front and rear of the bike and space for a child’s seat in the back. Thanks to its abundant storage space and resilient design, the CERO One can carry up to 300 pounds in cargo. Related: EvoWheel converts almost any bicycle into an electric bike in just 30 seconds CERO has equipped their latest e-bike with a new-generation Shimano 504Wh battery that has a range of 93 miles on a single charge and a top speed of around 20 MPH. Even with the heaviest of loads, the CERO One is capable of traveling 44 miles before requiring a recharge. The CERO One requires five hours for a full recharge, or two and a half hours for approximately 80 percent. The e-bike is available to purchase for $3,399. Via Curbed Images via CERO

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Light and portable WHEELA combines the best of a bicycle and scooter

March 22, 2016 by  
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If you’re looking for a portable and lightweight alternative to a folding bike , you’ll love WHEELA . Weighing in at just six pounds, the WHEELA combines the comfort of a bicycle with the convenience of a scooter into a personal transportation device called the Scootbike®. As the world’s lightest collapsible scootbike, WHEELA is made with a tubular A-shaped aluminum alloy frame, a pair of PU wheels, handlebars, an anatomic seat, strap belt, and a front-wheel integrated brake. The WHEELA also comes in an Electric Boost edition that uses 2.35Ah-capacity Li-ion rechargeable batteries and a brushless 250W motor to provide a 40-minute drive. + WHEELA The article above was submitted to us by an Inhabitat reader. Want to see your story on Inhabitat ? Send us a tip by following this link . Remember to follow our instructions carefully to boost your chances of being chosen for publishing!

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No Space To Garden? How To Find The Right CSA

September 23, 2015 by  
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Apartment dwelling is a reality for many Americans. In fact, it’s estimated that 28% of Americans currently live in multifamily buildings like apartments and townhomes. While the convenience of living in an urban area with easy access to amenities…

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Consumers Struggle Over Convenience vs. Green

April 14, 2011 by  
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 Is greener packaging more desirable than convenient packaging?  

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The 4 Golden Principles for Smart Building Systems

April 14, 2011 by  
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The four golden principles for smart building systems are what distinguishes successful solutions from ones that fail.  

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Timberland Cuts GHGs 38%, Falls Short on Aggressive Goal

April 13, 2011 by  
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Record temperatures and an increase in business travel as the economy recovered crimped the outdoor gear company’s plans to halve its 2006 carbon footprint by 2010.

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How can I reuse or recycle baby stair gates and play pens?

November 1, 2010 by  
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We’ve had an email from Karen: How can I recycle a baby cot, stair gate and play pen?? Cant bear to throw them away but seems difficult to give away!! It doesn’t have to be difficult to give them away – join your local Freecycle/Freegle group, post an “offer” message and chances are someone will come to collect it from your house, at your convenience, within a few days if not hours (or post an ad on GumTree [like Craig’s List in the UK] or on eBay – if your goal is to get rid of it, start it at 99p and mark it “collection only” and it’s almost sure to go).

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What To Do If Worried About Climate Change?

October 2, 2010 by  
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Image credit: Inhabitat.com Help get out the vote , is what you want to do. Writing blog posts and messing with social media are insufficient.

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VeloMini Folding Electric Bike Brings Best of Both Worlds

August 6, 2010 by  
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Image via Velomini For urban cyclists, there’s the convenience of folding bikes that can easily fit inside an apartment, office cubicle, or subway car, and there’s also the helpful ease of electric assist bikes which can get you to work without breaking much of a sweat. There aren’t all that many bikes out there that offer both of these features, but breaking on to the scene is the Velomini, and it looks promising. …

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Paying Ecuador To Not Drill The Yasuni: Extortion Or Sound Conservation Practice?

August 6, 2010 by  
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Stephen recently posted about how Ecuador Will Receive $3.6 Billion to Not Drill for Oil . This is a controversial subject that TreeHugger has been covering for a couple of years; many have suggested that it is akin to blackmail, with Ecuador extorting money to leave the oil under what is supposed to be a national park. Hence posts with titles like Ecuador Says Show Me the …

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