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Bicycles Bamboo bicycle!

Published on August 3rd, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

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HOT Bamboo Bicycle, Mayor Crushes Illegally-Parked Cars with Tank (+ Transportation Top 10)

August 3rd, 2011 by  

Bamboo bicycle!

Bicycles (most efficient mode of transportation known to man.. or woman) + bamboo (super fast-growing, environmentally friendly plant) = awesome bikes. Check out more on this sweet-as-heck bamboo bicycle, “grown” by grafting bamboo in the video below.

http://youtu.be/PSuNyM4FT38

More text on the bike on TheCityFix.

One more video before our top transportation stories of the week. Check out Arturas Zuokas, the “World’s Most Bike-Friendly Mayor” crush a car parked in a bike lane with a tank… Strong policy, but hey!

And how about some more cool or interesting clean transportation stories of the week? Here are a few of my favorites (other than what our good writers here on CleanTechnica have already covered):

Clean Cars

  1. White House Announces New Fuel Economy Standards [Red, Green, & Blue]
  2. Thank You, Early Electric Vehicle Adopters [NRDC]
  3. Zipcar Reduces Driving, Improves Sustainable Transport [TheCityFix]
  4. Prius Coupe Set for 2014 Launch [Gas2]
  5. ChargePoint Network Moves in to Boston [Gas2]
  6. Opel Plans to Build 20,000 Fuel-cell Luxury Sedans for 2016 [Gas2]
  7. Fisker Hints at Bugatti-Like Performance Thanks to New EV Transmission [Gas2]

Other Transportation Stories

  1. Boston’s Hubway Bike-Sharing Program Gets Going [WBUR]
  2. Making Buses Better [NRDC]
  3. Transportation as a Civil Rights Issue [Wired]

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  • Cynthia Irene

    That is one cool streamline looking movable transportation — love it.

    • Anonymous

      lol, i agree 😀

  • Mekennedy1313

    Nice bike idea but the direct drive really needs gearing!

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