Gallery: UPenn Students Create Super High-Tech Motion Powered Alpha Bik...


A group of five students from the University of Pennsylvania have quite possibly created the world’s most technologically advanced bicycle. Over the course of a year, this genius crew engineered and fabricated the Alpha bike, including all of its integrated electronic systems. The resulting design may look quite similar to market available high performance cycles, but hidden within the extra-strength frame, there is actually an internalized three-speed drive train, braking system, and high-tech electronics powered entirely by the bike’s motion.

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  1. DrumMeister May 3, 2011 at 4:58 pm

    This bike is very cool, but why not create an app for a smartphone to create a much more user friendly way to communicate with the bike?! This would create much more possibilities the phone can offer and it makes the market a lot bigger!!
    Still, very nice creation boys!!!

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