Affordable FUBi Fixie rides like a full-size bicycle, but can fold down in seconds

March 14, 2016 by  
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Folding bikes are convenient, but they often come with tradeoffs like lowered riding performance and higher costs. The FUBi Fixie wants to change that by letting you transform your full-sized bicycle into a folding bike at an affordable price. Designed for single-speed or fixed gear bicycles, the FUBi system uses all standard parts with the exception of its frame that folds down in seconds without the need for any tools. The frame is rigid, tested for safety, and makea handling and storing your bicycle a snap. Head over to the Kickstarter , where you can get your own FUBi bicycle for an early-bird price. + FUBi Fixie Kickstarter 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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Grow a miniature green wall at home with the IVY planter

March 14, 2016 by  
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Ever wanted a green wall in your home, but have too humble of an abode? The IVY planter is designed to help you grow the living wall of your wildest dreams, even in the smallest of spaces. Designed by Helbert Suarex and Remi Melander of System Design Studio in Spain, the IVY is a modular structure with interlacing panels that helps climbing plants grow in beautiful patterns. Thanks to this lovely invention, climbing ivy is no longer reserved for the outdoors. 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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Helix to launch “world’s best folding bike” that folds down to the size of its wheels

February 24, 2015 by  
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Read the rest of Helix to launch “world’s best folding bike” that folds down to the size of its wheels Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: bicycles , folding bicycle , folding bike , folding bikes , handmade bicycle , helical hinge , helix , Helix Folding Bikes , lightweight bicycle , Peter Boutakis , titanium

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Wallpaper’s Stylish Folding Bike is the James Bond of Cycles

August 20, 2010 by  
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Inhabitat loves all folding bikes , but we can’t ignore that some of the designs out there are slightly maladroit – that’s why were are psyched that Wallpaper Magazine has come out with “The International”. Just like James Bond, this bike is hot, streamlined, and… folds down to fit nicely into a stylish leather bag . The limited edition bike was designed by Japanese makers Kinfold and Portland-based spray painters Coat

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“Textured” Kuma Organic Pillows Are a Comfy Optical Illusion

August 20, 2010 by  
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Looking for some eco-friendly pillows that don’t look like they’re made from hemp? These sophisticated throw pillows from Areaware are just the thing! Designed by Ross Menuez and hand silk-screened on organic cotton canvas cover, they come in beautiful patterns like cedar shingle and tatami that make them look like they are textured even though they’re actually flat. + Kuma Pillows at Areaware Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: areaware , green decor , green design , green products , kuma , organic cotton , pillows , trompe l’oeil

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Lovely Beehive Bowls Made from 100% Wool Felt

August 20, 2010 by  
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If you’re looking for a more eco-friendly alternative to ceramic pots for your windowsill garden, these wool felt pots offer an artful way to outfit your plants. Each Beehive Bowl is made from 100% wool felt and is handcrafted at one of the last remaining millineries around. Available in an array of colors, each sturdy shape is soft to the touch and uses only one tenth of the energy it takes to manufacture ceramic pots.

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Oldest Pool in Bay Area Takes Plunge to be Greenest in Country

August 20, 2010 by  
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The oldest and largest existing public pool in the Bay Area shuttered its doors ten years ago due to structural concerns but has re-emerged like a phoenix from the ashes this weekend as the greenest pool in the country! The Richmond Plunge has long been a stable icon of a city with an ever-changing identity. Now the pool represents not just renewal but a leap forward in sustainability with a historic preservation that saves energy, and a huge 80 panel solar thermal system and water and chemicals by using saline water. And they did it all without swimming in red ink as the reconstruction and upgrades were all done well under budget.

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IF Mode folding bike engineered for convenient storage

July 10, 2010 by  
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Eco Factor: Green bike that folds at one go for easy storage.

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The YikeBike: A Fascinating New Form of Urban Transportation

April 1, 2010 by  
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Two wheeled urban transportation has never been so effortless, portable, or head turning. Hitting streets in carbon-fiber black, the YikeBike , provides an electric drive train that allows users to sit up and take in their commute

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Areaware Showcases Four Designer Bicycles

February 11, 2010 by  
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All Photos: Areaware “Forward thinking technologies and original expression” are the attributes that New York City-based Areaware seek in the designs they distribute. And this emphasis extends to their choice of transport products. For 2010 their offerings include: the first folding bicycle to win an iF Product Design GOLD Award, the IF Mode; the urban cruiser with solar powered LED lighting, the Vanmoof; the folding bike favoured by TreeHuggers Graham Hill and Lloyd Alter, the Strida 5, as well as the pedal-assisted folding bike, the iF Reach DC

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