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Albany Street: Where innovators mean business

Art and craft mingle at an Albany Street address


From the Boston Globe…


It’s not anchored by MIT the way Kendall Square is. It doesn’t have sweeping views of Boston Harbor, like the Seaport. But this shopworn mill building hard off Interstate 93, on the edge of the South End, is something of a small innovation district […]

Erba Cycles Featured on WCVB’s Chronicle HD TV Show

Erba Cycles featured on WCVB’s Chronicle HD as part of a show on Boston’s bicycle culture

Erba Cycles spotted on Paris Cycle Chic

Erba Cycles Featured on NeedSupply.com


From Need Supply:
Bamboo cycles are nothing new but Randall Levrere of Erba Cycles is on to something. He’s combining bamboo and hemp, both sustainably grown, to form new, custom bicycle creations from race frames to city cruisers. He’s no rookie to the bike scene either, Randall has been making steel frames since the 90’s and […]

Erba & Tommy Hilfiger; Pop-up Cottage, Meatpacking District, NYC

From Esquire Magazine:
“Tommy Hilfiger and high priestess of prep Lisa Birnbach, co-author of The Official Preppy Handbook (1980), will be on hand Wednesday night in New York City’s Meatpacking District for the launch of Prep World, an updated and contemporary spin on old-school summer prep that comes fully laden with paraphernalia and its own “drop-in” […]

RedKitePrayer.com: Erba Cycles – The Future is Bamboo


From RKP:

Randall Levere stood in the middle of a playland set, a small section of the Meat-Packing District made up with cobbles, sod and a small cottage to
resemble a quaint Hamptons retreat. Tommy Hilfiger, the fashion designer, strode onto the scene and exclaimed, “The bikes are here!”…
See the full piece here

Best Product of the Year: Thrillist.com

Skillfully constructed by a Maine engineer who built his first bike frame when most people were learning to read (age 17), EC’s a just-unveiled planet-saving line of hand-crafted “commuter and comfort bicycles” made from natural fibers & high-strength bamboo that boast a ride quality that’s “Plush with a capital P”, though the feeeel so much […]

MySecretBoston.com: Road Runners, A commuter bike made in Boston from bamboo

“Riding a bicycle has never been more environmentally friendly than with Erba Cycles…. “Read the full story here

Materialicious, Erba Cycles

From Materialicious:
Erba Cycles produces amazing looking, lightweight bikes that just happens to be made from a completely renewable source. Each Erba Cycle is crafted from bamboo and natural fiber, so, along with riding a bike, you’re being extra eco-conscious.
See more at materialicious.com here

CoolMaterial.com, Erba Cycles


From Cool Material…

Sometimes in life there are little unforeseen benefits that come along with doing something you would have done anyway. Like that stick of bubblegum that came in a pack of Topps baseball cards. It didn’t matter how hard the gum was – usually immediate dental work was required – because you were buying […]