Tag: cycle

Easily Turn Bike Wheels Into Custom Visual Projections

A few months ago, we reported on a design concept that would turn your bicycle into a two-wheeled record player. Now, a recently funded IndieGoGo project, entitled Balight, has created technology that turns a bike’s wheels into a custom projection surface. See also: How Many BPM’s Can You Cycle? In a modern update to those little plastic beads you’d put on your 90s bike, a Chinese design company has created Balight; 376 LED lights set across four panels, with the ability to project nearly 16 million colors. Furthermore, the technology is also fully customizable, interactive, and social, with the ability ... Read more

How Many BPM’s Can You Cycle?

Spin the wheels & spin the record now is not only just a linguistic game. A designer trio (Merel Sloother, Liat Azulay and Pieter Frank de Jong) from the Netherlands (no surprise), married their love for bikes and vinyls and created a prototype of a bike that generates music while pedalling. Feats Per Minute is a beautiful prototype made by reconstructing an original German Alpina bicycle from the mid 80s, which is debuting on the Dezeen Platform in London on the 9th of October. Slick black and serious as Matrix’ Neo’ s coat, the bike’s frame makes an appearance just as much as ... Read more