Gallery: Matt Hope’s ‘Breathing Bike’ Creates Clean Air in Polluted Bei...


Riding a bicycle is normally a healthy alternative to driving a gas-guzzling vehicle. But in places like Beijing where air pollution is hitting record levels, keeping yourself separated from the deadly atmosphere is important for your health. Artist Matt Hope has created an ingenious pedal-powered air filtration system that provides clean air to the rider as it moves. Using an IKEA perforated garbage can, moped helmet, fighter-pilot breathing mask, wheel-powered generator, and home air filtration system, the entire contraption uses human energy to clear the air.

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  1. Wey Fun May 19, 2014 at 8:01 am

    Should use powered respirator such as ECBreathe ~ See it uses battery powrred microfan to remove exhaled gas and sucks in filtered air fast. Free and easy breathing clean air.

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