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57 Innovative Bicycle Designs

From Bamboo Bike Designs to Collapsible Umbrella Two-Wheelers

— July 17, 2014 — Top Lists
With the end of Tour de France 2014 fast approaching, this list of innovative bicycle designs is sure to encourage everyday athletes to get involved in the cycling sport.

From collapsible two-wheelers to motorcycle biking hybrids, these forward-thinking and practical designs are sure to appeal to experienced cyclists and newbies with an interest in the fast-paced sport.

Standouts from this list include designer Gianluca Sada's foldable bicycle designs that resembles a traditional umbrella. Blowing the minds of inventors and athletes, the piece resembles a gadget that is straight out of a James Bond film. Another innovative bicycle example from the list comes to us from House of Gold who presents consumers with an opulent and gilded design that is surprisingly made for rugged and extreme cycling conditions.
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Saddle-Shifting Bicycles
Saddle-Shifting Bicycles
This Bicycle Saddle Shifts with You When You Need to Lean Forward
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Communally Crafted Bicycles
Communally Crafted Bicycles
The Scatto Italiano Bikes Were Inspired by Italian Tradition
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Shock-Absorbing Bicycles
Shock-Absorbing Bicycles
The NOAH Bike Has a Unique Shock-Absorbing Suspension System
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Night-Illuminating Bicycles
Night-Illuminating Bicycles
Mission Bicycle Co. Introduced the Lumen Bike to Light Up Your Night
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Smartphone-Charging Bicycles
Smartphone-Charging Bicycles
The Samsung Galaxy Bike Was Revealed as a Prototype at the 2014 CES
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City Air-Purifying Bicycles
City Air-Purifying Bicycles
The Breathing Bike by Matt Hope Provides Clean Air in Beijing
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Rugged Bamboo Bikes
Rugged Bamboo Bikes
Boo Bicycles Makes Handmade Bikes Combining Bamboo and Other Materials
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Sleek Heavy-Duty City Bicycles
Sleek Heavy-Duty City Bicycles
The Summit T Bike by Antonio Serrano Anticipates Various Terrains
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Anime Popstar Bikes
Anime Popstar Bikes
Good Smile Racing's Three HMR Bikes Take Inspiration from Hatsune Miku
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Vintage-Inspired Ninja Bicycles
Vintage-Inspired Ninja Bicycles
The James Perse City Cruiser is a Single-Speed Made for Commuting
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Slim City Bicycles
Slim City Bicycles
Runwell is a Sleek City Cycle That Draws Inspiration from French Couriers
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Skateboard-Inspired Bicycles
Skateboard-Inspired Bicycles
The Santa Cruz SE Bikes Collaboration Is Blue and Badass
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Charitable Wheelchair Bicycles
Charitable Wheelchair Bicycles
The Heartbike Supports the Heart and Stroke Foundation Bike Ride
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Cycledelic City Pedalers
Cycledelic City Pedalers
The Sole City Cruiser Bike is Perfect to Ride Around the City in Style
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Bespoke Italian Bicycles
Bespoke Italian Bicycles
Scatto Italiano Crafts Custom Bicycle Designs with Fine Materials
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Bicycle Evolution Videos
Bicycle Evolution Videos
Thallis Vestergaard's Video Shows Us 200 Years of the Bicycle's Evolution
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Kevlar-Infused Wooden Bikes
Kevlar-Infused Wooden Bikes
The DURT Mountain Bike Fuses Wood & Kevlar for a Smooth, Sturdy Ride
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Utilitarian City Bikes
Utilitarian City Bikes
This Contemporary Bike Ride is Sturdy and Stunning
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Rattle-Free Mountain Bicycles
Rattle-Free Mountain Bicycles
The Cavalerie Bikes Feature a Belt Drive Instead of Regular Chains
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Opulent Golden Bicycles
Opulent Golden Bicycles
The 24-Karate Gold Extreme Mountain Bike is Ultra Luxurious
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Luxury Auto-Inspired Bicycles
Luxury Auto-Inspired Bicycles
The Alfra Romeo 4C IFD Bicyle is the Epitome of Luxury
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Self-Pumping Bicycles
Self-Pumping Bicycles
The Inflator Bicycle Makes It So You'll Never Have a Flat Tire Again
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Minimalist Sharing Bicycles
Minimalist Sharing Bicycles
Vilamoura Public Bikes by And-re Returns the City to Its People
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Winter-Ready Bicycles
Winter-Ready Bicycles
This ‘Fat-Bike’ Offers the Best Performance in the Worst Conditi
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Fashionable City Bikes
Fashionable City Bikes
The Paul Smith 531 is a Sleek Fixed Gear Bike for City Cyclists
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Luxe Leather Bicycles
Luxe Leather Bicycles
The WLWC Crocodile-Wrapped Fixie Boasts a Ton of Texture
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Hydrogen-Powered Bicycles
Hydrogen-Powered Bicycles
The Alter Bike by Cycleurope Features a Sophisticated Operating System
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Chainless Foldable Bicycles
Chainless Foldable Bicycles
The IzzyBike Does Not Rely as Heavily on the Steering System
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Anniversarial E-Bikes
Anniversarial E-Bikes
The Yamaha YPJ-01 Celebrates 20 Years of Electric Motorcycles
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Stylishly Foldable Bicycles
Stylishly Foldable Bicycles
The Gi-Bike is a Convenient Commuter Bike That Folds Up to Save Space
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Lightweight Commuter Bicycles
Lightweight Commuter Bicycles
The Viks Bike is Made From Several Hollowed Tubes
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Computerized Electric Bicycles
Computerized Electric Bicycles
The Cruise BMW Bike is Powered with a 250-Watt Electric Motor
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Ultra Lightweight Bikes
Ultra Lightweight Bikes
The S-Works Mclaren Tarmac is 10% Lighter Than the Previous S-Works Tarmac
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Iconic Auto-Luxury Bicycles
Iconic Auto-Luxury Bicycles
The Mercedez Benz Mountain Bike is a Cyclist's Dream
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Retro Motorcycle Bike Hybrids
Retro Motorcycle Bike Hybrids
Ariel Rider Ebikes Bring a New Life Boost to Retro Style Bicycles
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Cargo-Carrying Bicycles
Cargo-Carrying Bicycles
The Donky Bike Lessens Your Burden with Front and Rear Mounted Racks
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Upright Walking Cycles
Upright Walking Cycles
WBC's Electric Bicycles Are Operated with a Forward Walking Motion
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Colorful Customizable Bikes
Colorful Customizable Bikes
The Mango Bikes Allow Consumers to Create Their Own Masterpiece
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Posture-Adjusting Bikes
Posture-Adjusting Bikes
The Flexi-Bike Uses an Adjustable Frame to Make Cycling Easier
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Fashionably Feminine Bicycles
Fashionably Feminine Bicycles
The Fluxa Bike by Callie Clark Accommodates Stylish Outfits
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Ultimate Urban Bicycles
Ultimate Urban Bicycles
The Cylo One Bike is a Minimal Design with Built-In Lights
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Multitasking Flying Bicycles
Multitasking Flying Bicycles
XploreAir's Flying Bicycles Take Transportation to New Heights
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Technologically Equipped Eco Bikes
Technologically Equipped Eco Bikes
The AC eBike Has Smartphone Connectivity and an Electric Motor
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Low-Riding Bicycles
Low-Riding Bicycles
The Ford Citi Bike Doesn't Force People to Raise Their Legs to Mount
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Anachronistic Bicycle Creations
Anachronistic Bicycle Creations
Oto Cycles Perfectly Mix Old School Charm and Modern Engineering
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Efficient Nesting Rickshaws
Efficient Nesting Rickshaws
The Lecomotion Urban E-Trike is a Fun and Effective Way Around Town
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Compact Collapsible Bicycles
Compact Collapsible Bicycles
The Gianluca Sada Bike Design Can Be Doubled Over Like an Umbrella
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Ideal City Bikes
Ideal City Bikes
Custom Builder Jordan Hufnagel Makes Ultimate Bicycle as a Farewell to the Craft
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Minimalist Wooden Bicycle Racks
Minimalist Wooden Bicycle Racks
The ‘Elk’ Rack by Woodstick Consists of a Single Wedge of Wood
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Connected Carbon Fiber Bicycles
Connected Carbon Fiber Bicycles
The Lightweight Bluetooth Bike Protects Riders from Unseen Dangers
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Ergonomic Wooden Bikes
Ergonomic Wooden Bikes
The Sustainable Wooden Bike is Inspired by Aircraft and Shipbuilding Design
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Hipster Crafty Wooden Bicycles
Hipster Crafty Wooden Bicycles
The New AnalogOne.One Wooden Bicycle is Stunning and Artsy
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See-Through Bicycles
See-Through Bicycles
This Invisible Bike Takes on Any Color it Passes
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Systematically Assembled E-Bikes
Systematically Assembled E-Bikes
The Toyota Hybrid Electric Bike is Clean of Any Mechanical Bulk
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Beer-Inspired Bicycles
Beer-Inspired Bicycles
The Growler City Bike by Joey Ruiter is Made for Michigan 'West-ees'
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House-Powering Bicycles
House-Powering Bicycles
Levitation by Dezien Charges Things on a Large Scale
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Umbrella-Shaped Folding Bicycles
Umbrella-Shaped Folding Bicycles
The Sada Bike Folds into an Umbrella-Like Shape
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Pollution-Reversing Bicycles
Pollution-Reversing Bicycles
The Air-Purifier Bike Filters Wind Before the Rider Breathes It In
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Body-Inspired Bikes
Body-Inspired Bikes
The Zapfina Bike Takes Inspiration from Your Body to Create a Smooth Ride
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Elegant Lumber Bicycles
Elegant Lumber Bicycles
The BKR Ecoframe Bike Takes Advantage of Timber's Forgiving Properties
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