Friday, April 2, 2010
City Bike of the Future: by Alberto Del Biondi Industria Del Design
The Italian form "Alberto Del Biondi Industria Del Design", a design firm, has designed a futuristic, innovative, city bike which has no chain, wheels without spokes, and uses lightweight carbon and nivacrom (a lightweight steel).
The finished product is a bicycle with an innovative design whose weight is between 5 and 6 kg. Looking at the bicycle one might surmise that it is a prototype but in reality it is a finished product that combines design, lightness and technology.
The rear wheel is turned at the perimeter via a gear hidden in the frame. All cables are internally routed.
It is not the first project involving two-wheelers made by the "industrial design" division of the company which has among its customers names like Pirelli and Momo Design and Nerocarbonio DB7 supercar made entirely of carbon.
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