Maya Pedal Asociación / by Lucas Winzenburg

Since 1997, the people of Maya Pedal in Guatemala have been building Bicimaquinas, pedal-powered machines made of recycled bikes, to assist with a variety of otherwise-manual tasks. Take a look at a few of their many projects in this colorful and inspiring short (you may need to turn the subtitles on):

Read more about Maya Pedal and dozens of other fascinating projects and initiatives from around the world over on the Worldwide Cycling Atlas.