Will Halfbike be the Next Urban Transport Trend?
Why have the whole bike when we can have half? Half space, half weight, half effort – Halfbike.
The Halfbike was created and constructed by Design Lab Kolelinia, a group of young people dedicated to searching for alternative transport systems. We live in a dynamic time of technological leaps, but at the same time, the means of transport fail to keep up.
Halfbike was created as a new type of vehicle to awaken your natural instinct to move. It combines biking and running as it is ridden standing up, creating a sensation closer to walking than the traditional pedalling movement from standard bikes. Halfbike is steered by the rider’s own bodyweight with a waist-high handlebar that’s ideal for both short and long distance journeys in conjunction with traffic and public transport.
Halfbike 2.1 is a cycling product that took off on Kickstarter, it’s is available in different colour combinations and sizes, lightweight enough to be folded up and carried on public transport. The 2.1 can be stored under a desk or in a car boot, make your transportation/commute that little bit more smooth.
Black (all black), White (white frame and natural colour handlebar), Pink (pink frame and black handlebar), Lime (green frame and black handlebar) and Mint (blue frame and black handlebar).
Size S – for people between 150 and 165 cm tall (4’11” to 5’5”)
Size M – for people between 165 and 183 cm tall (5’5” to 6’0”)
Size L – for people between 183 and 193 cm tall (6’0” to 6’4”)
“While continuing our search for alternative transport systems, we stay guided by our passion for the outdoors and the community that has made our company possible,” said company founder Mihail Klenov, who created the bike with fellow architect and business partner Martin Angelov.
If you’re interested in taking a test drive, head over to the Halfbikes website.