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The ‘Invisible Bicycle” is Made From Transparent Plastic Panels

Posted By Morgana Matus On March 25, 2013 @ 5:16 pm In Art,Bicycles,Design,Innovation | 2 Comments

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We have seen some neat alternative bicycles [2] out there, but Jimmy Kuehnle’s [3] “Invisible Bicycle” is clearly unique. Everything on the bike is completely transparent except for the chain and the bearings. Made using Lexan [4] panels, or “bullet-proof glass” the boxy bike comes with matching vinyl suit. Fabricated in 2005 for a ride in Austin, Texas, the art installation/see-through steed was spotted throughout town, seemingly suspending its rider above a set of wheels. Invisible never looked so good!

+ Jimmy Kuehnle [3]

Via Geekologie [5]

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[1] Image: http://inhabitat.com/the-invisible-bicycle-is-made-from-transparent-plastic-panels/jimmy_kuehnle_invisible_bike_ride_at_intersection/

[2] alternative bicycles: http://inhabitat.com/velopresso-is-an-eco-minded-mobile-coffee-maker/

[3] Jimmy Kuehnle’s: http://www.jimmykuehnle.com/performance/invisible_bike/invisible_bike.php

[4] Lexan: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lexan

[5] Geekologie: http://geekologie.com/2013/03/invisible-bicycle-made-out-of-clear-plas.php

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