This is an interesting new development for near community mobility solutions.
Why settle for a whole bike when a half will do? This decidedly odd Kickstarted bicycle, called the Halfbike, promises a lightweight, speedy ride across town while bringing you the best of running and biking in one weird package. Created by architects Martin Angelov and Mihail Klenov, the bike is at $50,000 of an $80,000 goal and has ten days left.
“Halfbike is a new addition to bicycle culture and in no way tries to impose or substitute the bike,” said Klenov. “A personal vehicle that brings joy back to urban mobility and transforms commuting from a monotonous task into a pleasant part of everyday life.”
While hanging onto a wooden stick and caroming down a hill doesn’t sound like my idea of a good time, Klenov is convinced. The team came up with the idea while rethinking how the bicycle was designed. By reducing parts and improving efficiency they…
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