Gallery: 7 Tricked-Out Bike Projects to Inspire the Cyclist in You

 
Several Dutch designers got together to create feats per second (a play on the word fiets, which means bicycle). The team outfitted a 30 year old Alpina bike with turntables and a battery-powered amplifier so that the bike pumps out tunes while the user pedals down the street.

7 Awesome bike-centric projects:

Amazing Record-Playing Bicycle Blasts Music as You Pedal

Yves Behar Unveils ‘Local Bike’ Utility Cycle With a Cargo Container

Silverback Builds Urban Bikes with USB Chargers for Your Gadgets

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Innovative RoundTail Bike Frame Cuts Vibrations 50-Fold

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Soft-Ride WOW Bike Designed by Ron Arad Has Steel Tires

Amazing Record-Playing Bicycle Blasts Music as You Pedal

Several Dutch designers got together to create a few “feats per second” (a play on the word fiets, which means bicycle). The team outfitted a 30 year old Alpina bike with turntables and a battery-powered amplifier so that the bike pumps out tunes while the user pedals down the street. A little bit of music will get even the most uninspired biker back on the road.

Yves Behar Unveils ‘Local Bike’ Utility Cycle With a Cargo Container

We’ve never seen an Yves Behar project we didn’t like, and “Local Bike” is definitely no exception. This striking cargo bike effortlessly combines utility and style while performing in a variety of terrains. The beige platform in front has tall walls and guard rails so that nothing will fall out – a major improvement on old-fashioned basket bikes.

Silverback Builds Urban Bikes with USB Chargers for Your Gadgets

If you were thinking about staying home a little while longer while your favorite gadget charges up, now there’s no reason to do it thanks to Silverback’s amazing Starke bikes. These urban bikes have a USB gadget port that connects to a hub on the wheel, harvesting the energy created while pedaling. And even when there are no gadgets plugged in, the same system charges your bicycle’s lights!

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