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El Solitario Custom Motorcycles

We have featured many custom motorcycles in the past, but none as crazy as the El Solitario conversions. The co-founders, David Borras and Valeria Libano are two irreverent artists/mechanics doing something no one else does, mixing materials like a spicy curry of metal and leather. The resulting mix of raw finishes and immaculate detailing is strangely compelling. Check out the website for the full list of their builds.



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OVERADE | FOLDABLE BIKE HELMET

Overade is a cool design by French design studio "agency 360", the innovative design offers the same protection as a standard helmet but folds up to a compact, easily transportable size when not in use. The Overade helmet is divided by 3 in the folded position giving you the possibility to easily slip into a purse or backpack. The Overade is currently on fund raising site Ulule and is expected to be released in spring 2013. Watch the video Another great o...
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URB-E

URB-E is an electric folding scooter, a great add-on to the shelf of electrically moved vehicles, itīs kind of a hybrid because you can carry it with you, it has a reasonable carrying weight of 35 lbs, but you can ride it like a bike, so it does feature portability and comfort, two apparently difficult features to combine. You get a 20 mile range, ideal for the urban commuters but donīt forget itīs foldable, so you can carry it with everywhere, this greatly enlarges...
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MINI CLUBMAN ALL4 SCRAMBLER

The Italian division of MINI created a special concept of the Clubman All4 giving it a much more "adventurous” character. Named Clubman All4 Scrambler (a term that evokes the most versatile bikes), this MINI was actually developed to tackle tough terrains. The inspiration, according to the brand, was the BMW R ninet Scrambler motorcycle, the design team has kitted the Clubman out with knobby off-road tires, while the "Frozen Grey” paint job and the raised suspension...
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