Pulse: An Urban Bike Concept from Teague

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Pulse: An Urban Bike Concept from Teague

Part Tron fantasy bicycle, part safety powerhouse, this bicycle concept by Teague marries form and function in a beautiful way. The Pulse bike injects safety features that manage to add cool to the classically inspired frame instead of detracting from it. The mid-section of the bike is coated with photo-luminescent powder for added visibility and safety during night riding. They incorporated intuitive and common-sense controls for safety and sophistication, including bar-end mounted LED turn signals. A removable and rechargeable battery bundle powers the lights and can be charged with a micro USB cell phone charger.

Pulse was "inspired by single seat, two-wheeled simplicity, the Fixie and the Fighter," bringing together solid, time-tested components with modern features invented for "the urban landscape, drawing new eyes to centuries old technology for human locomotion."

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Design, pulse, bicycle

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Jessica Patterson

Jessica Patterson

Hi, I'm Jessica. I'm a Designer and Writer at Drawbackwards and write for the Design Blog at Design.org. I enjoy vintage things, letterpress, publication design, and long walks around the Cesar Chavez Park pond. You can follow me on twitter at @jessdoodled for lots of fun randomness.

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