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Bicymple: The chainless bicycle with adjustable tyres

October 13, 2012, 3:30 pm
  • Bicymple: The chainless bicycle with adjustable tyres
  • A US designer has come up with a new concept of "double unicycles", which will allow commuters to ride sideways to beat traffic congestion. The 'Bicymple' resembles a unicycle, but with the addition of a front wheel, a frame, and handlebars.
  • Bicymple: The chainless bicycle with adjustable tyres
  • The 'Bicymple' resembles a unicycle, but with the addition of a front wheel, a frame, and handlebars.
  • Bicymple: The chainless bicycle with adjustable tyres
  • Its maker, Josh Bechtel of Scalyfish Designs, based in Washington, believes that it will change the way people cycle.
  • Bicymple: The chainless bicycle with adjustable tyres
  • The bicymple is an attempt to make the bike more straighforward, using pedals attached to the rear wheel rather than a chain, the 'Daily Mail' reported.
  • Bicymple: The chainless bicycle with adjustable tyres
  • The bicymple can be ridden in two modes - with the rear steering locked, making it feel like a "normal" bicycle, or unlocked so it can be ridden in "crab mode" allowing tighter turns and even sideways riding.
  • Bicymple: The chainless bicycle with adjustable tyres
  • Bechtel said that he wanted the design to make a bicycle simpler than current designs.
  • Bicymple: The chainless bicycle with adjustable tyres
  • "The optional rear-steer mode is reminiscent of custom 'swing bikes' and allows tighter turns and 'crab-riding'," he said.
  • Bicymple: The chainless bicycle with adjustable tyres
  • The lightweight design and short wheelbase make for a nimble ride.
  • Bicymple: The chainless bicycle with adjustable tyres
  • The bicycle is supposedly easier to store in small spaces. The company has not yet said anything on price and availability.
  • Bicymple: The chainless bicycle with adjustable tyres
  • Bicymple: The chainless bicycle with adjustable tyres
  • Bicymple: The chainless bicycle with adjustable tyres
  • Bicymple: The chainless bicycle with adjustable tyres
  • Bicymple: The chainless bicycle with adjustable tyres
  • Bicymple: The chainless bicycle with adjustable tyres
  • Bicymple: The chainless bicycle with adjustable tyres
  • Bicymple: The chainless bicycle with adjustable tyres
  • Bicymple: The chainless bicycle with adjustable tyres