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Adapting Bilance / Adapting Bilance

Adapting Bilance
Adapting Bilance

This design use the structure of tensegrity and connecting rod, keep equilibrium through the self-stress between the overall compression member and continuous tension cable. You can change the position between member and cable to change the form of bicycle stepless, and the rigidity/buffering.
Adjusting the angle and distance of handlebar and the saddle tilt to obtain different riding state, comfort or racing.
To obtain different acceleration or stability by adjusting spacing between the front and rear axle.
Adjust the tightness between the cable and the spring will obtain different structure stiffness and buffer performance.


Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts

Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts
Guangzhou, China


Design Engineering Studio of GAFA

Design Engineering Studio of GAFA
Guangzhou, China

WenJun Yang JianYan Shu