Bicycled: A Bike Made of Junkyard Cars
Bicycled is a upcyling project where the frame of a bike is made out of recycled materials that come from cars from the junkyard. Lola Madrid, who is behind the project strips cars of parts such as the transmission belt, upholstery materials, and door handles and uses them to make a new bike.
Which parts are used for what purpose? The bike chain is made out of the transmission belt, the seat and handlebars are made from seat upholstery, the seat post clamp is made out of a door handle, and the bike’s safety reflective lights are made from the turn signal reflectors on the car. Each bike is unique, and he is working on developing a line of bikes.