7 September 2010 / Posted by Brett Phillips
Image: Industrial designer Ryan David Francis. Circa 2010.
Looking for a new way to get that Gravity Bike of yours off road? Well look no further. Industrial designer Ryan David Francis has come up with this little puppy. While its not really a gravity bike, it is powered by an electric motor, and receives its juice from the photovoltaic solar cells on the upper back portion of the vehicle's windscreen, making it look like an electric bike with a giant roof on top, which should help you keep the rain out anyways! The two non-pneumatic wheels are constructed from a system of splinted flexible blades act as a car suspension without the use of traditional air, springs, or oil shocks, and make this concept vehicle look extremely cool.
Read more about it here.