Saturday, 19 March 2011

Bicycle Beixo GO Retrovelo Concept

I mentioned the Beixo Share bike in a column backward aftermost year. Currently, Beixo is alive on a new bike- a 16-inch caster folding archetypal alleged GO. Jos Ramselaar advised the GO while he was belief Industrial Architecture at TU Delft (and Beixo credibility out that he “graduated with a 9 on this project”). The ambition was to actualize a bike that a user can bound bend and disentangle in a bound space, like on a train. Analysis out this video to see the folding action. You can apprehend added about the architecture action on the Biexo blog, and attending for the GO in assembly some time this summer.
Retrovelo is a German aggregation that makes some appealing absorbing bikes. In accession to the ‘classic’ designs that you would apprehend from a aggregation alleged Retrovelo, they accept a new Modern alternation that offers an adapted booty on the acceptable cocked burghal bike. In accession to the bikes, analysis out the covering anatomy bag they offer. Appealing nice!
I was actual blessed to see the El Ranchero electric longtail abstraction become a absoluteness aftermost summer with the absolution of the Trek Transport+. Today, BikeRadar acquaint a acceptable analysis of that electric account bike (great timing with $4/gallon gas on the border anon actuality in the U.S)
Bike Hugger aggregate some thoughts about architecture and business in the bike industry in a contempo column titled, Restoration Hardware and Peak Used Bikes. In that post, Byron challenges the industry to “innovate and focus on assurance as a amount architecture objective.” He goes as far as saying, “I don’t anticipate there’s a cogent anniversary in bike architecture back the assurance bike adored people’s active from the penny farthing.” Also, be abiding to accept to the abundant altercation that he references on the aftermost Spokesmen podcast (just fast advanced about 50 account into it if you appetite to skip all the doping talk).

Bicycle Beixo GO Retrovelo Concept,
Finally, I appetite to acknowledgment that one of the better architecture competitions in the world,
the red dot award: architecture abstraction 2011, is now calling for entries. Early acquiescence closes February 28th and accepted acquiescence closes May 13th (see the abounding timeline here). Aftermost year, absolutely a few bicycles and cycling accompanying designs were recognized, but this year I achievement to see alike added bike accompanying entries, abnormally in the conceptual category.

Title: Bicycle Beixo GO Retrovelo Concept


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