28.01.15 by Jeff

Video of the Day: “Road Sage” Wild First-Person POV of Bicycle Messengers

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This footage by Lucas Brunelle is intense. I love riding my bike but underground bike messenger race culture is as reckless as it gets. People will undoubtedly be excited by this and others are going to be completely infuriated by it. I’m not sharing the video below in support of this (I actually find people like this incredibly annoying when I am driving downtown in a car), I just think it’s a compelling portrait of a culture I don’t really understand.

Watch, if you dare, “Road Sage” by Benny Zenga, below.

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17.11.14 by Jeff

Best of Kickstarter: Folding Electric Bike That Fits Inside A Backpack

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Introducing the world’s smallest folding electric bike that actually fits inside of a backpack! The “Impossible” was just launched on Kickstarter and has already more than tripled its funding goal. It can travel up to 12.4 mph for 45 minutes or at normal speed for up to 15.6 miles. Watch the video, to see someone actually riding the bike, below.

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04.11.13 by Jeff

Best of Kickstarter: FlyKly

Best of Kickstarter: FlyKly Smart Wheel

The Flykly Smart Wheel elegantly transforms your bike into a motorized one! I can see why this thing got fully funded so quickly, watch the video below!

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15.08.12 by Jeff

Bicycle by Ugo Gattoni

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Ugo Gattoni’s new leporello book looks fantastic. The book is the result of a 5-meter long drawing featuring bicycles in the streets of London. Watch a little video clip below!

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13.10.11 by Jeff

Mini Drome / Vancouver

Heads up Vancouver, Red Bull Mini Drome is coming to our city! Open to anyone 18+ with a fixed or single speed bike with at least 26″ wheels. Head to head battles for the fastest 10 laps. This looks awesome!

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Full details below!

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27.02.09 by Jeff

24k gold fixed gear bicycle!

Aurumania took a page out of the Damien Hirst handbook and built ten 24k gold plated track bikes. If that wasn’t enough they stuck 600 Swarovski crystals on each one. Price tag: $102,418.60 USD. What’s with the rubber tires? They better be made outta some extinct whale blubber or I ain’t buying it!

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