The Mando Footloose is the worlds first chainless electric, folding bike. €5,000 There is a pedal alternator to generate electricity from pedalling, an in-frame battery and automatically geared motor are placed in series to create a new way of cycling. Free from gears and chains, the bike takes off quickly as you cycle, and moves as you move. Incredibly, all of this is fitted into a sculpted aluminium chassis that houses the battery and intelligent integrated computer.
Bicycles have evolved quite a lot since the 19th century. The features, the technology, the comfort and ease of use in today's bicycle are solid proof science is progressing each day. Sure, to some the bicycle is still a metal frame between two wheels powered by pedalling, but the technology in design and production is evident. The next 22 bicycles are the epiphany of bicycle designs, but enough words. Let the imagery speak for themselves.
The 'Zora' bicycle concept explores a new kind of aesthetic that merges futuristic with rugged to give us something that looks like an absolutely delicious piece of design fusion, this beauty is made for the tarmac as well as terrain... READ MORE at Yanko Design!