Archive for January, 2010

The Bike Flyover

Forget the bike-lane, lost in the traffic, often following roads directions made for cars (never mind if it gets longer), where you cycle right into the pollution. The bulgarian designer Angelov create Kolelinia, a short cut track that will make cycling a very much envying activity. Bikers are moving on an elevated line, working a bit like a ski lift. The wheel is pluged inside a gutter, and you get pull by the wire… It’s a bit scary, and you don’t know how you get in or out, how it stands in the air, etc. But nevertheless, the idea is quite funny isn’t it??


From : inhabitat


Pure Square

Let’s go for a blind test, let’s imagine we are on the radio. Q: What’s great about this new bike ? It’s electric – ok – It has a laptop case – ok, but is that really matter – it’s all square – There you go, it might not be the first one, but watch that shape. It look like an electronic device, like a futuristic tape reader of the 70’s… One more question : does it roll ??? Only its creator, Yuji Fujimura, a japanese designer settled in NYC may know the answer..

from: Core 77