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Guy Turns His Old Bike Into Pedal-Powered Treehouse Elevator

By • Sep 2nd, 2013 • Category: Architecture, Creative Products, DIY, Latest Posts

If you decide to live in a tree house, prepare yourself that the idea will also have some downsides to it as well. Ethan Schlussler from Sandpoint, Idaho eventually got tired of “climbing a ladder six and a half million times a day” just to get up to his house, and that led him to a great solution. Ethan constructed an amazing bicycle-powered elevator to get him to his house that’s 30 feet above the ground!

Old Bike Parts Turned Into Impressive Chandeliers

By • May 21st, 2013 • Category: Art, Latest Posts, Street Art

Artists Joe O’Connell and Blessing Hancock transformed old bike parts into six spectacular chandeliers, and hung them in the underpass of Theo/Malone and IH-35 San Antonio, Texas. ‘Ballroom Luminoso’ chandeliers contain a custom-made LED light installation, which turned the space into a magnificent shadow theater and a new spot for people to enjoy some public art. The bike parts create intricate shadow patterns and make the underpass look truly surreal.

A Boy Chained His Bike When He Went to War in 1914

By • Dec 21st, 2012 • Category: Picture of the Day

Actually, this title posted yesterday on imgur was incorrect. As some commenters pointed out, the bicycle was in fact left behind in the mid-1950s by a local resident who simply abandoned it. Interestingly, “the tree that ate a bicycle” on Washington’s Vashon Island has even inspired a Berkeley Breadthed’s 1994 book, Red Ranger Came Calling.

Turn a Lighter Into a Mini Bike

By • Dec 16th, 2012 • Category: DIY, Latest Posts

We don’t know how we missed this awesome DIY lighter bike while making the list of 20 Creative DIY Project Ideas, but it will definitely be included in the part II. The pictures were originally posted on reddit without any additional instructions, so it may require some patience if you try to build this mini motorcycle yourself. Let us know how it goes!

Ivy Bike Lock by Sono Mocci

By • Apr 14th, 2011 • Category: Creative Products, Latest Posts

Why does our bicycle need to be connected to light poles by chains like a criminal in prison? Inspired by nature, the design of this cable wire lock is a mimicry of ivy. Designed by Sono Mocci ‘Ivy’ is one of the shortlisted design entries from more than 3000 participants in the designboom competition. Would you steal a bike or the Ivy lock instead?