Sure, commuting to work in a tank is impractical. Just think of the gas costs! But the BOND Bike? It's like a tank in bike form, and it's pretty amazing.
Bike chains are messy and can break. But bike wires? Why, they're the wave of the future! At least according to the designers from the Schwinn Csepel Zrt.
You know, I wish bicycles transformed into more things. Sure, they're handy enough getting you where you need to go, but designer Natacha Lesty's "Bike or Bag" morphs into a shopping cart, making it useful throughout your trip.
Looking at this hilariously anachronistic ad for a Glide-O-Bike from 1931, one imagines a whole hell of a lot of disappointed Depression-era kids. And possibly a few injured ones.
Do you want to go for a ride on a bicycle built for two but are unable to find someone willing to look that foolish in public with you? Well, you might as well get a robot to help pedal instead.
Designer Steve Hunt's gorgeous Halo bicycle lock has already sold us on its looks, but it's got a neat claim to fame to boot: wireless security. If anyone tampers with the Halo and/or makes off with your bike, you'll know about it right when it happens.
Bike theft is a big problem in cities, with people having to struggle to keep their bikes adequately locked up on the street. But this brilliant design by Kevin Scott makes locking up a bike much easier.
No need to wait for the release of the highly anticipated Tron Legacy movie in December — now you can turn science fiction into science fact with a street-legal Tron Legacy Lightcycle. Built from the exact specs of the movie props, there will only be five of these in existence, all lit up with LEDs and neon that will certainly be the envy of all the other motorcyclists.
Do you wish you had a vehicle with the convenience of a bike coupled with the intimidating power of a monster truck? Well, say hello to your new commuter vehicle: the Monsterbike.
Putting some LEDs on bikes is nothing new, but Japan's Suns & Moon Laboratory is taking the idea a step further with its Anipov LED system. With the wheel spinning, the setup will be able to display damn near any image you want, and it's easier than you might think.