gears to gadgets:
old bike parts get new life

Recycled Bike Parts

From jewelry to furnishing and home décor, upcycling has come out of the world of the thrift-conscious and into the mainstream. It’s a good thing for savvy folks looking for creative, often one-of-a-kind pieces, and it’s a great thing for the environment. Every upcycled item is one less thing heading to a landfill.

Take an already eco-friendly thing like a bicycle, when it’s past its prime, what do you do with it? You can sell it, trade it in, disassemble it into component parts to build a new bike, or… well… you can turn the parts of a bike that’s too far gone for all of that into something really cool. Continue reading