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Monochrome Recycled Bikes Offer Artsy Green Riding

By: manzil - Published: • References: monochromerecycledbikes & treehugger
Argentine designers Natan Burta and Alejandro Sanguinetti, from Monochrome Recycled Bikes, are giving fresh identities to old, high quality bikes. The duo upcycles old bikes by painting them with water-based inks and adding new features like stainless steel handles and hand-sewn leather seats.

According to the designers, the whole process of upcycling an old bike requires only 20% of the energy it would take to produce a new bike. Monochrome hopes to have its eco-friendly bikes produced this year. Stats for Creatively Upcycled Cycles Trending: Older & Mild
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