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Hey Bicycles’ Award-Winning Scandinavian Design

Hey Bicycles won Red Dot and Eurobike awards this year for their minimalist Scandinavian designs. The simple, quality bikes are designed and made in Denmark, where cycling culture thrives. Ideal for commuting and pleasure alike, the rides come in seven models available with designs in a variety of colors, finishes, and sizes for men and women.

New DAHON Folding Bikes for 2015

The American cycling brand DAHON recently unveiled an exciting new generation of folding bicycles. Set to hit the market in 2015, the collection includes a wide range of bikes including this one, the Clinch, our favorite. The Clinch boasts a Lock-Jaw hinge, a patent-pending inverted handle post, a 10-speed SRAM Red drivetrain, an FSA-SLK-BB30 crankset, and quick-release pedals. Lightweight and fast, this speedster design makes quick turns on Carbon 451 ...

VELLO Folding Bikes

The young Austrian brand VELLO Bike just unveiled three new folding bikes on Kickstarter, where they will be available until Monday, October 27, 2014. The line includes the Speedster, racing ride; the Urbano, an urban commuter; and Rocky, a mountain bike. Each design is based on a unisex steel frame that fits 20” wheels so that the finished product is smaller and more responsive than your average bicycle. The range ...

Velomacchi: A Motorcycle Enthusiast’s Carry Gear

Velomacchi is possibly the first everyday carry gear brand for motorcycle enthusiasts. Working out of Portland, Oregon, with the bag and pack brand Syren Industrial Design & MFG. Co, Velomacci recently introduced their debut line of bags and attachments on Kickstarter, where they will be crowdfunding until Halloween of this year. Their rugged designs are watertight, aerodynamic, and made to last a lifetime. The pieces include a backpack, a tool ...

Foldable Electric Tricycle

Valentin Vodev, an industrial designer and a resident of Vienna, created the Vienna Tricycle. The electric tricycle is outfitted with pedal assistance so that it drives like a regular bike. Its rear mounting system secures various attachments and carries up to 40 kg of cargo, making the design ideal for urban or small town shopping and delivery. The design is foldable for portability and narrow for ease of parking.  Equipped ...

BELVA Custom Buell x1 by Satorie Meccaniche

The Italian workshop Satorie Meccaniche customized a Buell x1 Lightning to create BELVA, a muscled cafe racer with American, British, and Italian influences. The builders added a tailor-made tail, a fiberglass Norton endurance tank, and a large carburetor to the original electronic injection. New and classic elements come together in the design, unified by the dark color palette and the attention given to shape.

Collapsible Bike Helmet by Brooks and J.B. Carrera

Brooks England’s 2014 fall and winter collection includes foldable  J.B. bike helmets which were collaboratively designed with Carrera. Inspired by vintage leather hairnets, the helmets are comfortable and readily collapsible. The Classic versions come in black and white, and the Special designs spice up the look with tweed, herringbone, and tartan fabric accents. No matter which style one chooses, the helmets feature quality leather detailing. Find early releases in the ...

Minimalist All-Black Biker’s Backpack

This cotton backpack houses an aluminum frame so that the design can be hitched to the back of a motorcycle, all attachments included. Collaboratively designed by the Danish motorcycle workshop Wrenchmonkees and bag company Sandqvist, the accessory is made of 18 oz canvas for durability and detailed with matching black leather for style. The minimalist design features a padded laptop compartment, a smaller interior pocket, roll-top closure, and shoulder straps ...

Yamaha Bulldog BT 1100 Mastino Napoletano

Updating the BT1100 Bulldog, the Yamaha BT 1100 Mastino Napoletano (Italian for Neapolitan Mastiff) is a 2002 conceptual design made with customization in mind. The motorcycle has the look of a contemporary cafe racer and values style over performance. It’s designed for the road and the side of the street, where, if someone sold this bike today, it might be ridden in normal conditions and admired by all as a timeless ...

Combined Bookshelf and Bikestand

Chol1 is a young Chilean brand dedicated to creating high-style furniture for cyclists. So far, they have release three different designs that function as shelves and bike stands. The furnishings display small items and bikes side by side. Made of cut wood and finished in white, the shelves are decidedly geometric and minimalist in style.