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Oto Cycles from Barcelona, design classic vintage style bikes powered by an electric motor. Several styles are available, all with bold, retro, 1950s inspired designs. The OtoR model featured here, comes complete with an LCD display, a Brooks saddle and a choice of a 750w motor enabling it to travel at speeds of up to 34mph. Youll have the feeling of driving a retro motorcycle, while enjoying the environment with its silent motor. All models are handmade and can be fully customized with a choice of colors, tires, saddles, motor, battery and other components.
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One of are most popular posts was the "Iron Guerilla" an amazing custom of a 2009 Harley-Davidson Sportster Iron 883. It was executed to perfection by bike builders in Taiwan called Rough Crafts. After the huge hype of the "Iron Guerilla" they decided to build a series No.2 and with all the upgrades, they named it "The Bomb Runner". The bike is a 2011 Sportster Forty-Eight 1200 and features the same "dark iron" look but it has a different silhouette, higher rear shock with a tail section, down tank and short front forks, and a super aggressive lean forward look.
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After a very successful kickstarter campaign, "The Nutter is now available for purchase. The stylish leather pouch includes all the essentials you need when out riding your bike. The uniquely designed multi tool has a distinctive form and combines the most commonly used bike tools into one high quality tool, saving you space, hassle and weight. Available in brown or in black leather pouch. watch the video
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Designed by Austrian designer Adriano Mudri graduate of the University of Applied Sciences in Graz, it combines several styling cues from the Audi Group models, from the R8-inspired rear end to the Lamborghini-trademark scissor doors. The design features a rear-mounted engine, with design elements much like the current Audi R8, including the contrast in color between the engine bonnet and the rest of the body.
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The Weehoo Bicycle Trailer lets you take your kids along with you on your touring adventures. The unique pedal bicycle trailer allows children to get great exercise while being safely secured in the trailer, or they can just sit back and enjoy the ride. The trailer accommodates kids from 2 to 9 years old, and a maximum weight of 65 lbs, as your child grows the seat can slide back along the frame to allow room for legs. The trailer also provides plenty of storage for your travel gear, in the seat, over the rear wheel, and in the panniers on both sides of the rear wheel. watch the video

Also available in a 2-seat tandem version  | Available for purchase in Europe here
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To mark the Mercedes-Benz SLS 45th Anniversary, a very special edition was presented. The 6.3-liter V8 SLS AMG GT3 supercar construction was supervised by Bernd Schneider, winner of the German Touring Championship. It intends to conquer, not only collectors of the German brand, but also car racing fans. However, there are two drawbacks: first, its price, never below $500,000, and finally, the fact that there are only five units for sale, which greatly raises the dispute...get your check books out fast!
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The new Windcheetah, is a high-performance carbon fiber tricycle, that can be adapted for three specific uses, it comes with three different chassis and accessory pack options: touring, leisure, or sport. Other standard features on the HyperSport include titanium front and rear axles with titanium, aluminium and stainless fasteners used throughout.
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Our latest custom build crush comes from Seaweed and Gravel, a custom motorcycle workshop in southern California. The 1975 Honda CB 550 was stripped to its basics and rebuilt as a simple, clean, minimalist bike with an aggressive, low stance. The matte black paint job is beautifully complemented with satin and gloss finishes, with stylish brown leather details to add some contrast.
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BMW M Bike will be produced in limited edition for the fans of the brand. Sales will begin in June at some dealers ed by the German automaker and the site www.bmw-shop.com. The front suspension Manitou Match has 80 mm stroke, the 27-speed transmission and hydraulic disc brakes are Shimano SLX. Available from June.
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We dont normally post prototypes, but occasionally, if we find something really special we have to feature it. Designer Dom Hargreaves entered the James Dyson Award to try and gain funding to take this folding bike forward. Most folding bikes are not as compact as this bike when folded, the Contortionist folds completely into the space of the wheels 26in circumference, and leaves a nice little pull handle for you to drag the bike around. The bike didnt go into production, but, elements of innovation within the design are now being developed into production bikes with an undisclosed manufacturer. Watch the video
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Fixie Porter is another great custom by Ezra of "Fast Boy Cycles", we recently showed you one of his very popular commissioned customs, the TF5 Cycle. Ezra also works on projects of his own, he will sell these bikes trough is website and proceeds will fund his next project bike. This classic porteur is the first project bike available, and is ready to ship for $3250.
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Dutch are renowned for their passion for cycling and bicycles, it has been their number one choice of transport for a very long time. Dutch bicycles are celebrated throughout the world and bicycle brand Primarius is one of the classics in Dutch bicycle history. The brand was established in 1917 but has recently been taken over by design agency Signitura, they have given the brand a new twist and a modern design but kept the traditional classic shapes.
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The Californian manufacturer Frisker, best known for its electric sports car called Karma, officially presented its station wagon model, dubbed the Surf at the Frankfurt Motor Show in Germany. The sporty station wagon should use an electrical assembly very similar the Karma, 408 horsepower, 0 to 60mh in just 5.8 seconds, reaches a top speed of 120mh and runs 50 miles until the gasoline power generator is activated. The Surf will be available in 2013.
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This custom Yamaha Virago was built by Greg Hageman of Docs Chops. This Mid-80s Virago Cafe was built for Season Two of Cafe Racer on the Discovery Channel. Greg Hageman has been blessed with an eye for finding treasure among a trash heap, transforming rusty bikes  from the 1970s into eye-popping café racers. You can check out more of Gregs work on his website.

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Smart, responsive and elegant, the Copenhagen Wheel is a new emblem for urban mobility. It transforms ordinary bicycles quickly into hybrid e-bikes that also function as mobile sensing units. The Copenhagen Wheel allows you to capture the energy dissipated while cycling and braking and save it for when you need a bit of a boost. It also maps pollution levels, traffic congestion, and road conditions in real-time.
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Spanish custom bike shop Cafe Racer Dreams(CRD) have worked their magic again on this beastly Beemer. Equipped with BMWs most powerful boxer engine, with over 120hp, this impressive build exudes military appeal and aggressiveness. The tank has a very interesting finish with a kind of skeleton that surrounds it completely, and the two front lights with different sizes and colors covered by a small mesh are the perfect complement. More photos after the jump.
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We have already showcased some bicycles here before, but this is something quite different. The Bamboocycle UH-02 features a frame almost entirely made out of(youve guessd it) bamboo! This material was chosen to increase strength and weather endurance. The bike weighs 8.8kg and is extremely stylish.
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Making an electric bike not look electric is a difficult task, but Italian brand Velorapida have managed it beautifully with their collection of bicycles with a vintage flavor. The electric bikes are inspired by vintage frames and have a secret battery pack smartly hidden inside a stylish leather satchel or charming basket buckled to the handlebars. The bikes are equipped with a 5 speed 250-watt motor and can travel at a speed of 15 mph for a distance of over 35miles. via
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