Tag Archives | Bicycle

A Cardboard Bicycle That Could Change the World

A bicycle made almost entirely of cardboard has the potential to change transportation habits from the world’s most congested cities to the poorest reaches of Africa, its Israeli inventor says.

Izhar Gafni, 50, is an expert in designing automated mass-production lines. He is an amateur cycling enthusiast who for years toyed with an idea of making a bicycle from cardboard. Continue Reading →


Futuristic Chainless ‘INgSOC’ Hybrid Bike

This electric bicycle concept called ‘INgSOC’, designed by Edward Kim and Benny Cemoli, combines the aerodynamic shapes of triathlon designs, flexible handling of traditional bikes, and advanced hybrid power technology into one super-efficient commuting machine.

The wild-looking chainless bike runs in three modes: battery-powered, battery assist, and battery charge mode, where the user powers up the battery by pedaling. Continue Reading →


‘Bonobo’ Plywood Frame Bicycle by Stanisław Płoski

Bonobo‘ is a bicycle with a bent plywood frame. It is built to serve urban cyclists who wish to ride comfortably and with style. The frame utilitizes natural properties of plywood – a natural composite material that is light, strong, and absorbs vibrations. Geometry of the bike ensures a relaxed riding position and lets the user experience the pure pleasure of cycling. Continue Reading →