10 Ultramodern Bike Concept Designs
Olympic cyclist Chris Boardman's concept for an everyday city bike of the future.
Slim, light, strong.. and smart.
A regular iPhone-type smart device at its heart, so finger print locking, street view maps, warnings, speed, statistics, and auto-inform-police with location if bike stolen is all available as apps.
Just hook your rucksack or bag over the cross bar
Shaft drive from the pedals integrated internally. Solar panels continuously assist the recharging of the default LED lights and iPhone-type device as does a dynamo that kicks in when the brakes are applied.
The Wheel is composed by six modules, each one has a double pivot in the joints, this allows the wheel to fold and become smaller, the spokes are contained in the inner structure of the wheel, when you unfold the system, the spokes rotate to the center of the mechanism where it attach to the center of the wheel.
The double triangule structure is composed by expandable modules, each one collapses to a smaller dimension and then this modules align by the rotation of the axis in the joint of the structure, to keep in position all the structure is used an special part in a form of an X that aligns all the modules to their position.