Donut (Folding Bicycle) by ARVIND MAHABALESHWARA
2012 - 2013, Bronze A' Vehicle, Mobility and Transportation Design Award Winner
Traffic congestion,Pollution and other folding bicycles.
Easy to fold, Aesthetically pleasing folding bicycle concept, which folds into circular frame with no parts of the bicycle protruding outside the frame.The bike looks like a circle after folding, which can be easily carried, stored and stowed. This bicycle has a circular aluminum alloy welded frame which takes the load of the rider.The front and rear forks are pivoted to the circular frame as shown in the image.This bike has a tubular pedal which slides as well as rotates inside the crank bar.Combination of chain and gear drives are used to transfer motion to the rear wheel. Height adjustable seat & Handle with GPS & Cyclometer.
Design Challenges
The bicycle mechanism to fold the bicycle components into circular shape with drive mechanism.
Production Technology
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