Designer Madella Simone decided to create a bike concept that stands out from the crowd. Her fashionable urban commuter has enough pizazz to spice up even the most uneventful ride to work. Simone's hope is that more people will opt to to take bikes instead of cars — especially if they have a sweet ride like her design, dubbed MOOBY.
We see crazy new bike designs all the time, but when a big name bike manufacturer like Cannondale is behind it, people tend to sit up and take notice. The Continuously Ergonomic Race Vehicle, or CERV, is a concept that rethinks the basic bike layout, allowing it to adjust to suit the road conditions.
Zhao Huasen isn't a magician and he definitely didn't invent any magical invisible paint. The artist uses clever photo manipulation tricks to "erase" the bicycles from this set of photos, making people seem like they're riding on air.
Quick, what new mid-engined Lamborghini model has 20 forward speeds and a frame made from carbon fiber. If you said something like the new Aventador then no points for you, because that model has only seven speeds. This Lamborghini bike is the real answer, but because it only has one human power, it's not really all that fast.
If you want to ride your bike around without everyone noticing, you're going to need stealth technology. This bike from Slovak engineer Brano Meres takes a few ideas from the F-117 Nighthawk stealth fighter, and turns them into bicycle form. Meres even named his machine after the stealthy plane, calling it the X9 Nighthawk.
While Ralph Lauren likes to invoke the upper crust sportiness of polo, ultra exclusive travel goods manufacturer Louis Vuitton has taken it one step further by making actual equipment for playing the sport.
Punctures are a real problem for anyone who rides a bike in the city, but not with this crazy looking bicycle that replaces the conventional wheels and tires with flexible wheels made from bent strips of tempered steel.
Bikes move pretty slowly compared to other traffic, so it's useful to know what's coming up behind you. The Owl 360 provides a high-tech solution, with an under seat camera connected to a handlebar-mounted video screen.
Anyone who rides a bike regularly, knows that a breakdown when you're miles from home can be royal pain in the rear. The Bike Fixtation makes these unexpected problems easier to manage, by providing the tools and parts you need to keep your machine on the road.
Residents of Copenhagen, be on the lookout for the Sperm Bullitt. This little doozy is part of a green initiative by the Nordisk Cryobank (European Sperm Bank) to avoid using other, less efficient means of transportation. That's right, this bike actually carries sperm samples to Copenhagen fertility clinics. Happy Earth Day to all!