Gallery: Valentin Vodev’s Partially Electric Vienna Bike Can Carry a Tr...

The bike folds down and is very portable
The bike folds down and is very portable

On a 3 hour charge, the Vienna Bike can travel as far as 37 miles, according to our friends over at Designboom. This is achieved when traveling at a rate of roughly 13.5 miles an hour, and with good old-fashioned peddle power mixed in with the electricity. Similar to Sanitov Studio’s Chinese-inspired cargo bike, the handy cargo box is situated at the rear end of the tricycle and can carry a load of up to 88 pounds. It’s easy to park, which is good for tight city spaces, and folds down to a size that is appropriate for the intrepid urbanite. Next question?

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  1. nana khunchukashvili June 22, 2013 at 4:27 am

    This is a great design – very versatile and practical for carrying kids or groceries, whatever is needed. I would like to see a picture of how this bicycle collapses. How much does it weigh?

  2. Arno Heller March 28, 2012 at 4:52 pm

    Where and when can one buy the fantastic Viennabike and what is the price?

    The bike is great for older people!!

  3. Green Joy October 14, 2011 at 12:59 pm

    Vodev’s work is impressive. This bike, along with his other design (The expanding rear wheels to provide storage) have great designs. I think I want one of his “Child Pullers”. Perfect when I go out with my nieces and nephews. I wonder how much these retail for.

    Juan Miguel Ruiz (Going Green)

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