Behold the INgSOC Concept Bike and All Its Fierce Alien Goodness. Modern Bicycle Concepts That Will Blow Your Mind. Transportation Designers have always tried to push the envelope when it comes to speed, style and grace. The world of streamlined bicycles is driven by all of these same principles. However, several concept bikes have begun to look like they are screaming around corners even when they are sitting still. Here are some super sleek & stylish modern concepts that are beautiful and intriguing.
Pulse This vehicle is part fitness membership, part fashion statement, and part Kyoto-pact contribution. Designer: Teague Chris Boardman – Olympic Cyclist, Concept Future Bike A very light and strong carbon fiber bike that uses a clip on iPod-like type device to display maps, speed, warnings, and communication. Designer: Lewis Rowe IBike Has unique features, like a place for your iPod, a built in lock & spot to plugin headphones. Designer: Reindy Allendra Designer: Jerome BLANCHARD eco // 07 Compactable Urban Bycicle designed to save space when it is being transported or it is not in use.
Designer: Victor M. 15 Amazing Bicycles For the Future of Seoul. 15 Amazing Bicycles For The Future of Seoul Seoul is one city that is conscious of the fact that we need to ride more bicycles and loosen up the traffic congestion. To advocate their intent Seoul Design Fair hosted the Seoul Cycle Design Competition 2010, where entries from around the world we welcomed. The mission was to provide a cycle for the city dweller, so that he can adopt cycling into his daily routine and lead a healthy lifestyle. The city on its part, promises to provide all the infrastructure needed to promote it. Let’s take a look at main features of 15 of the best entries in random order!
15) Bike 2.0 by Nils Sveje, Inoda Sveje design studio & IPU Produktudvikling Main Features: comfortable ride with energy leveling and the stepless gearbox, option of adding seat-tube battery for speed, two wireless control-units (that work with two wireless rings on the handlebar) help control your ride. 14) Beik by Lukas Jungmann 13) Tribune by Thüring Lukas, Lukas Thüring & Florian Vecsey. Cycle Crazy: 16 Strange & Amazing Bicycle Concepts. Invented in the 19th century, the bicycle hasn’t changed much since then, and it’s sorely in need of a 21st century makeover.
Luckily, there are plenty of designers eager to jump in and do just that, with amazing concepts that fold into compact portable packages, harness solar energy, store kinetic pedal power and even allow amphibious travel. Some are ready for the assembly line while others will never be more than an idea, but all 16 of these designs are quite a departure from the ordinary. Laptop-Charging Bike Concept (image via: gizmodo) It’s probably the boxiest and least aerodynamic bicycle concept yet, but the most interesting part of Yuji Fujimura’s strange design has nothing to do with looks.
This electric bicycle has a docking station for your laptop, charged by the bike’s battery as you ride. Sure, it’s probably uncomfortable and you’d be knocked down in no time flat by the slightest gust of wind, but you’d never run out of juice. Incredible Folding Backback Bicycle Unwieldy? 14 Cool Concept Bikes. The future in bikes may already be here, at least on paper. We’ve found the most interesting Modern Concept Bikes the world has to offer.
CYKEL Electric and Pedal Bike by Brian Mcallister As much fun as it is to bike around your city, West Coasters know just how hard it can be to pedal up steep hills and winding corners. The Cykel concept bike offers a modern solution meant to save you from getting exhausted. When the strain becomes too much, simply switch to electric power to assist you through the tough spots. Another clever feature of this prototype is solid over-mold tires to remove any worry over getting flat tires. 24/7 City Pedelec by Philipp Guenther Why replace your thin framed bicycle with wires and spokes every couple of years when you can just replace it all together with something different that will last. City Bike by Ionut Predescu If you think this thin streamlined bike looks flimsy, think again. IziBi Folding Bike by Renato Gschwend Green Shadow Bike by Mr.
Custom Bicycle Concepts: 10 Amazing Bikes of the Future. Future Bikes: 10 Bold, Brilliant Bicycle Concepts Custom Bicycle Concepts | Throughout its lifetime of several hundred years, the bicycle formula hasn’t changed much– a pair of wheels, a seat, a frame and pedals. While you shouldn’t always fix something that isn’t broken, progress is progress– and these 10 custom bicycle concepts show just how far progress can go. Some are strange, others are sexy, but all of them represent where the future of cycling could go, or reasons why it should stay the same. That much is up to you. Artikar by Ben Wilson Part bike, part car, part… halo? Artikar Gallery Cube Urban Street Bike Concept This fierce, folding fixie-style bicycle concept adds an entirely new frame philosophy to high speed bike design. Forkless Cruiser Bike Concept by Olli Erkkila While the Cube bike above ditched a few back bars for performance, the Forkless Cruiser Bike Concept by Olli Erkkila ditched the front fork altogether.
Forkless Cruiser Bike Concept Gallery Wire Bike Concept Gallery. US Human Powered Vehicle Association.