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Hovding Airbag for cyclists

Hovding Airbag for cyclists

Hovding Airbag for cyclists is a creative u-turn on the bicycle helmet design. The idea was conceived by two Master students studying Industrial Design at the University of Lund. Hovding Airbag founders Anna Haupt and Terese Alstin where inspired to develop a new type of helmet design in response to a new law in Sweden making it mandatory for children up to […]

Sustainable bamboo bicycles for urban streets

Sustainable bamboo bicycles for urban streets

Check out this fab bamboo bicycle by UK based bicycle maker Guapa. The bike construction was inspired by sports such as surfing and wake boarding.  A balanced between ergonomics and aesthetic qualities have created a great looking frame made from one of the worlds fastest growing plants Bamboo. The materials chosen for the bike is to […]

Velo Sock

Velo Sock

We all have socks, numerous pairs even. Maybe with an exception of those of you, dear readers, who were brought up by hippies. But other than that, socks are quite a common concept. However, some people find it needed to put socks not only on their feet but on their bikes, too. Sounds a little […]

Whatwelike To Design

Whatwelike To Design

This fabulously crafted wooden bike was made by Italian design studio Whatwelike To Design – I am thoroughly enjoying that name! The ethos behind the design studio is to create everything and anything that they like that pops into their mind and that is a fantastic ethos! ‘we want to be as creator and producer as […]

Glass Bike

Glass Bike

World’s first glass bike is Latvian Two Latvian artists,  Artis Nīmanis from ‘an&angel‘ and Gatis Vasiļjevs from ‘Pomzero’, set themselves quite a challenge. They stretched their minds to set an ambitious goal – to create a bike out of glass. And they did it, which, as admitted by the modest fellas, came as a surprise […]

TRAKKE Bairn Mini Messenger bag

TRAKKE Bairn Mini Messenger bag

 TRAKKE Bairn Mini Messenger bag In October 2012 we had a Q&A with TRAKKE founder Alec Farmer, at the time they had just released their Harris Tweed messenger bags that looked great! Now TRAKKE have released their new super tough wax cotton Bairn Mini Messenger bag. The bag has been designed for daily use which includes jumping on buses, […]

TRAKKE

TRAKKE

We are happy to be introducing TRAKKE!! This fantastic company produces some seriously tough bags for cyclists and adventurists! Trakke was started by Alec Farmer who studied Visual Communication at the Glasgow School of Art, Farmer graduated last year (2011) and since then he and Trakke have been ploughing their way through to these amazing heavy duty well designed messenger bags […]

Build a Bike Instructions

Build a Bike Instructions

  Why not build a bike on Friday night! Tonight!  Uula Jero the Bike Builder has produced these fantastic instructions to show you how to make your own Barrel Bike.  Don’t these instructions look amazing! Hand drawn and hand written, they look great! There’s so much more character to the instructions – I want to make a barrel bike […]