IN October 1979, the British Cycling Bureau invited designers to create the “Bike of the future”.
Juan Szumowski won with his design for a folding bike – 43 cm when collapsed.
VW Group threw away the spokes. The tyres are puncture proof moulded polyurethane. The chain is rubber. The rechargeable batteries give a little oomph when muscles tire.
Graham Herbert’s folding bike boasted a “sprung” riding position.
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