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Maglev Bicycle / bicycle

Maglev Bicycle
Maglev Bicycle

This is an electric bicycle design using maglev(magnetic levitation) to spin the wheel. The name of the design is “MAGLECT” which is a combination of words Magnet and Electric for reflecting the main concept of this design. I started designing this bicycle from one thought: “How can I design the electric bicycle breaking stereotype of typical bicycle?” And I’ve finally discover that every existing bicycle has wheel using centrifugal force. So my idea is that applying magnetic levitation to spinning the wheel instead of centrifugal force makes it possible to spin rubber tire separated from metal frame.

University

Korea University

Korea University
Seoul Metro city, South Korea