Bicycles

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]

Photo via James Dyson Award


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is tryin' to help society help itself (and other species) with the power of the typed word. He spends most of his time here on CleanTechnica as its director and chief editor, but he's also the president of Important Media and the director/founder of EV Obsession, Solar Love, and Bikocity. Zach is recognized globally as a solar energy, electric car, and energy storage expert. Zach has long-term investments in TSLA, FSLR, SPWR, SEDG, & ABB — after years of covering solar and EVs, he simply has a lot of faith in these particular companies and feels like they are good cleantech companies to invest in.



  • 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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