Local Motors’ Project : Verrado Drift Trike

Remember when you were a kid and had your own trike for drifting? Well, Local Motors company has come up with Verrado Drift Trike, an adult tricycle for drifting downhill. It’s an electric powered drifting tricycle with sturdy construction, you don’t even need hillsides to ride this vehicle. Drift Triking can be considered as one of rapidly growing sports around the world, in order to make trike drifting possible on flat ground, Local Motors’ engineers tried to combine a hub motor and b...
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Minimalist Halfbike Offers Upright Riding Position for Better Visibility and Excellent Control

If you think riding a bike isn’t practical enough, perhaps Halfbike can change your mind. Kolelinia has introduced a new bike design to bring back the fun in urban mobility, a lightweight and compact vehicle to help you cruise the street easily. The good news is, this personal vehicle is commercially available for you to purchase, starting from $799. Halfbike design is really minimalist, it doesn’t even have a seat, but don’t worry, this vehicle was designed with user’s experience in ...
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Commute-Case : A Briefcase That Transforms Into Electric Personal Vehicle

Commute-Case looks like an ordinary briefcase when carried around, but actually, it’s nothing but ordinary. Starting out as a standard briefcase, you can fold out to transform it into an electric personal vehicle when you need to commute in urban environment. As a briefcase, it only measures 18”(L)x13”(H)x4”(W), you can deploy it in less than 10 seconds by pressing a button. It only weighs 27lb, so it’s pretty lightweight and highly portable. This battery powered vehicle can run up ...
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Leaos 2.0 : Carbon Fiber e-Bike Features Italian Style

Leaos 2.0, a carbon fiber e-bike now comes with more elgant and mature design, completed with NuVinci automatic shifting. The company says that NuVinci will be standard from now on, you can expect to have the same technology for future model. Its carbon handlebar is integrated with LCD display that provides you with essential information about the bike, the Battery:11.6 Ah is developed with the manufacturer BMZ and located in the frame to keep it hidden from plain view. The new generation engine...
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Leglock : Park Your Bike and Lock It In One Simple Step

By integrating a stand and lock, Leglock allows you to make swift bicycle parking. This concept redefines the meaning of bike kickstand, this combination allows you to park and lock in just one simple step, very quick and easy to use. All you need to do is set an integrated number lock. Unlike typical kickstands that rotate parallel to the wheel, Leglock arcs down from its stowed position. It stays upright while you’re riding the bike due to the angle at which it is mounted and the internal 3-...
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Urb-E : Portable Electric Scooter for Congested Urban Environment

URB-E has arrived as one of great commuter companions for you in 2014. It’s compact and portable electric scooter, an ideal transportation for highly congested urban environment. This vehicle is available in 2 models: URB-E Commuter and URB-E GP. URB-E Commuter is an ideal vehicle to navigate pedestrian traffic with its 3-wheel trike design that provides stability and great lower speed maneuverability. Those 2 rear wheels also serve as a stable way when you carry around this vehicle in folded ...
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CYBLE – An Interactive Bicycle Stand by Subinay Malhotra

Subinay Malhotra has come up with a new interactive bicycle rack that features aesthetic design and ergonomic shape related to its environment, Cyble. Designing a product for public space requires extensive researches in general environment, design influences, structures, materials, functions, and human factors. This approach takes spatial concept design to a proposal of a ready to use product. The design process was also inspired by a book known as Invisible Cities by Italo Calvino that contain...
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KZS Cycle Concept Bike Features Rectangular Flat Frame and Wooden Handlebar

Kzs Cycle looks really elegant with its metal frame and wooden handlebars, it’s an urban bike designed by Hungarian designer. Basically the idea was to combine both 2D structures into 3D form, turning flat design to form a functional object. Its minimalist rectangular frame and form combined with wooden handlebar and seat post make this bike stands out, it creates beautiful geometrical pattern, a harmony between organic and industrial element. Unfortunately, it’s only a concept at this momen...
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Ryno Motor Micro-cycle Is An Ideal Personal Vehicle for Urban Traffic

RYNO Motor is a micro-cycle that offers you a freedom while on the road. Yes, it’s a micro-cycle, you can easily slip between cracks of the rigid transportation system when you’re stuck or cruise the area when most people have to walk. It has some characteristics that standard motorcycle has, yet this vehicle only features one wheel, it’s not about owning the road here, it’s about sharing the pathways. Moving on the road is easy with this vehicle, it’s compact and easy to ride, reducin...
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Cross X Hybrid Bicycle by Mithun Darji

Cross X hybrid bicycle has been designed as personal mobility in urbanizing countries. Many people are getting aware of the benefits of cycling, it’s an icon of sustainability and health. Other things that also play important parts in this phenomenon are the attractiveness of ergonomic and stylish bike design and infrastructure support from policy makers. Based on research, there is 2-digit growth for bikes and scooters sales in emerging countries. This means there’s a great demand for co...
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ICON E-Flyer Electric Bike Combines The Elegance of A Classic Bike with Modern Day EV Technology

ICON E-Flyer Electric Bike is a combination a classic bike and grand oval motordromes from WW I era. At first sight, you can capture the classical elegance of a vintage bike combined with modern day EV technology. Available in limited to just 50 bikes, the design was inspired by the dawn of the motorcycle, each unit is handmade in California and equipped with an EV system that keep you good for up to 35 miles of sustained propulsion on a single charge. It features regenerative braking, hydroform...
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Air-Purifier Bike Filters The Air and Produces Oxygen to Reduce Air Pollution

Lightfog, a Thailand design company has won Red Dot Design award for its concept bike that creates better air quality, Air-Purifier Bike (APB). This bike incorporates an air filter between the handle bars that traps dust and pollutants from the air. It also features photosynthesis system (with a water tank) that produces oxygen, an electric motor, and a battery, all of them work together to purify the air and produce oxygen. While the cyclist is riding the bike, air passes through the filter ...
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1865 Electric Velocipede Project Inspired by Iconic Pedal-Cranked Bicycle in 1865

1865 Electric Velocipede is a nice concept vehicle inspired by historic pedal-cranked bicycle in 1865. Teamed up with BASF, DING3000, a German design studio, has developed this unique e-velocipede to bring you back to the year of 1865, an eye-catching bike with its wheels of different sizes. The reason why these companies rebuilt the iconic 19th century bike as modern e-bike is to maker the year when BASF was founded. At that time, Karl Drain’s wooden “Dandy horse” was also give its first ...
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SolarCross E-Bike by Terry Hope

This DIY SolarCross project turns a conventional bike to e-bike without the need of battery, it utilizes the sun’s energy. Terry Hope, the man behind this project, has designed a hybrid solar e-bike that operates without batteries or pedal input, it can reach a speed of 7km/h. At this moment he is trying to re-design even better PV optimization (pushing the break 10km/h and 15km/h in summer 2014) and try to make the bike look more appealing. Terry Hope is a self-taught solar electric vehicl...
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Zapfina Concept Bike by Jialing Hu

Zapfina Concept Bike was inspired by the condition of the shifted bones and skeleton of animals and also by the connection between bones and skeleton. Bones and skeleton are the basic structures of the skull of any creature. No matter inside or outside, both bones and skeleton play important roles in any movement, thus, in the course of evolution, the shape and the structure have approached almost perfect states. This concept bike is one of simple products that can explain the cohesion betwee...
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