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Lophii Bicycle / Bicycle

Lophii Bicycle
Lophii Bicycle

Inspired by the lophiiformes order of fish and historic penny-farthing bicycles, Lophii is a bicycle that introduces an element of fun for urban tourists while providing storage for different sized parcels. Luminescent silk threads, spawned by bridge designs, comprise the seat and storage while offering visibility during the night. Pedals drive a solid polycarbonate front wheel in a chain system that is linked to the wheel’s center. Rear wheel steering, which offers a new experience for riders, is controlled via cables that translate user steering from the sculpted handlebars to the back wheel.

University

Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, United States

Design

Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, United States

Jake Eck Trip Ivey Oscar Salguero