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Yves Behar Unveils ‘Local Bike’ Utility Cycle With a Cargo Container
Posted By Lori Zimmer On September 26, 2011 @ 2:00 pm In Bicycles,Green Transportation,News | 1 Comment
You’ve seen your local delivery people riding around with large baskets and carrying platforms – their bikes  are clunky, but they get the job done. By comparison, Behar ’s bicycle is much easier on the eyes. In between two small front wheels sits a flexible beige platform. With high walls and guard rails, the front platform can be used to carry groceries, a case of wine, a kid, a dog, you can even carry your surfboard to the beach!
The ultra-durable bicycle has been designed to maintain sturdiness, regardless of whatever load it bears, so there is no need to fear toppling over if the front is too heavy – all within reason of course. The soundtrack for your day is also planned for with the wireless jambox speaker integrated into the bike. Locks, lighting and bags are also included. A removable canvas panel can be attached with belt-like fasteners, which includes a secure box for keys and small items.
The bike is also flexible enough for varying street terrain with its 11 gears, and front and rear hydraulic disk brakes – also making for a grease-free ride. The Local Bike  was designed not just as a means of green transportation, but to help make city life a little easier.
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URLs in this post:
 Yves Behar: http://inhabitat.com/yves-behar-and-jawbone’s-“up”-is-an-app-powered-wristband-promoting-healthy-living/
 Fuseproject: http://www.fuseproject.com
 bikes: http://inhabitat.com/soft-ride-bike-designed-by-ron-arad-for-w-hotels-has-steel-tires/
 Behar: http://inhabitat.com/yves-behar-and-fuseproject-offer-yummy-hot-cacao-system-to-benefit-rainforest-conservation/
 Local Bike: http://inhabitat.com/interview-yves-behar-on-sustainability/
 Designboom: http://www.designboom.com/weblog/cat/8/view/16797/yves-behar-fuseproject-local-bike.html
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