Traffic congestion,Pollution and other folding bicycles.
UNIQUE PROPERTIES / PROJECT DESCRIPTION:
Easy to fold, Aesthetically pleasing folding bicycle concept, which folds into circular frame with no parts of the bicycle protruding outside the frame.The bike looks like a circle after folding, which can be easily carried, stored and stowed.
This bicycle has a circular aluminum alloy welded frame which takes the load of the rider.The front and rear forks are pivoted to the circular frame as shown in the image.This bike has a tubular pedal which slides as well as rotates inside the crank bar.Combination of chain and gear drives are used to transfer motion to the rear wheel. Height adjustable seat & Handle with GPS & Cyclometer.
OPERATION / FLOW / INTERACTION:
PROJECT DURATION AND LOCATION:
Nov-2011 To Apr-2012/ Bangalore-India
FITS BEST INTO CATEGORY:
Vehicle, Mobility and Transportation Design
PRODUCTION / REALIZATION TECHNOLOGY:
SPECIFICATIONS / TECHNICAL PROPERTIES:
DIA 26" X 6" Width After folding /16" wheel size.
Folding Bicycle, Concept Bicycle,Transformer bicycle
The bicycle mechanism to fold the bicycle components into circular shape with drive mechanism.
TEAM MEMBERS (1) :
Arvind Mahabaleshwara, 2012.