Archive for the ‘Bike’ category

Autovelo Electric Bike – An Easy Way of Riding Through Aglomerated City

April 16th, 2010

Featuring a comfy drivetrain, the Autovelo electric bike was designed to provide an easy way of avoiding traffic within a car-stuffed city and benefit from a great riding experience.

Designers from the Speed Studio Design wanted to focus on automotive seating position. They included a seating arrangement similar to the one in a vehicle through the same back angle, seat height, and foot position.

The low-stepover frame has been designed in a way to simplify the entry and exit, plus riders can easily put their feet on the ground. » Read more: Autovelo Electric Bike – An Easy Way of Riding Through Aglomerated City

The Halbo – All-Electric Bike Designed for BMW

April 15th, 2010

Designed specially for the famous German car/bike-maker BMW, the Halbo represents a concept of an eco-friendly bike of the future, boasting the use of high-end technologies and nice design.

The main goal of designer Pierre Yohanes Lubis was to create an electric bike that would allow its driver to run easily in the busy traffic. » Read more: The Halbo – All-Electric Bike Designed for BMW

Honda EV-Neo – the Prototype of Electric Scooter Developed for Business Owners

April 14th, 2010

The Japanese car-making giant, Honda, has recently presented the new prototype of the EV-Neo all-electric scooter.

The company has also announced its plans to start lease sales in the land of the rising sun this December.

Developed for delivery services, the electric scooter from Honda can be used by individual business owners.

EV-Neo boasts zero carbon dioxide emissions and to charge the battery you simply need to plug the scooter into a household power source. » Read more: Honda EV-Neo – the Prototype of Electric Scooter Developed for Business Owners

Hornet – Electric Superbike that Balances Gyroscopically

March 17th, 2010

Designed by Liam Ferguson, the Hornet is the winning project of the prestigious Victorian Automobile Chamber of Commerce (VACC) competition.

The futuristic superbike generates power using its 74hp (kW) hydrogen fuel-cell six-phase Neodymium-Iron (Nd-Fe) electric motors incorporated in the bike’s giant wheel.

The motors allow the Hornet to reach the top speed of 235km/h. » Read more: Hornet – Electric Superbike that Balances Gyroscopically

Hydrogen-Powered BMW Bike Concept

February 24th, 2010

This BMW concept bike is anything but usual, not only because it boasts a nice design but also due to the fact that it is hydrogen powered.

The concept was designed by a number of students from the ISD of Valenciennes, France, with the goal of attempting to envision the future of motorbikes in a green environment.

Arik Schwarz, Benoit Czyz, Charles Edouard Berche, and Vincent Montreuil named their creation BMW HP Kunst. » Read more: Hydrogen-Powered BMW Bike Concept