Video: "The Beast" Electric Bamboo Mountain Bike First Of Its Kind

While bamboo floors, textiles, and laminates have gained increasing popularity among homeowners, it’s also carving a niche for itself in the biking community. Denmark-based E-Wheels just rolled out the world’s first bamboo-framed electric mountain bike, appropriately called “the Beast.”

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Bike Nutters, Rejoice! Your King is Back With the Beachtrike!

Even though it’s just a set of renderings at this point, I believe in this side-by-side Beachtrike concept that promises ecologically sustainable bamboo construction along with its human-powered and “couples-friendly” design. It’s not vaporware. It will happen. I believe – because one of my bonkers, bike nutter heroes is behind it!

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Bamboo – The Car Material of the Future?

There has been coverage of bamboo bicycles and cars that feature hard wood as part of the design plan. These vehicles are great because they are light weight – a factor that is very important especially in electric cars. As electric cars begin to blossom light weight bamboo just might be the car building material of the future.

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Green News Roundup: Thursday, October 6th, 2011Green News Roundup: Thursday, October 6th, 2011

It’s almost Friday once more, and there is a lot of green stuff going on in the world today, especially as far as green transportation goes. Some of today’s highlights; bamboo in place of carbon fiber, BMW execs give more details about the i3 EV, and the EPA says the internal combustion engine has a “bright” future.

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The Ajrio, an Aussie Bike that is Grown, Not Built

Bamboo is light, strong, and renewable due to the plants fast rate of growth. In other words, bamboo is perfect to make bicycles out of. Enter what might the coolest designed bike on the streets of Australia. The bike is from Australian student and designer Alexander Vittouri and called The Ajiro.

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