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Breaking News cycling innovation  bicycle  cargo  or e bike | Breaking News

Cycling Innovation: Bicycle, Cargo- Or e-Bike

by: Almut Otto
cycling innovation  bicycle  cargo  or e bike | Breaking News

Whether you expect it or not, some of the nicest bicycle innovations come from Germany. We came across a striking concept: a model that can be used as a city bike and a transport bike.

Convercycle Also As e-Bike

No doubt about it: cycling is healthy and good for the environment. But if you have something to transport, you quickly choose the car. This polluting behavior could quickly become a thing of the past. David Maurer, a design student in Offenbach, is currently working on a flexible solution that combines an agile city bike's advantages with those of a practical cargo bike. His convincing concept is an everyday bike that transforms into a Cargo bike in seconds and just a simple wrist movement.

Product designer David Maurer during a test drive
Photo by ©Convercycle

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The trick: The rear wheel can be easily unfolded by lifting the rear carrier slightly. The result is an integrated loading basket with a volume of about two large water containers and a permissible weight of 60 kilograms, designed to accommodate groceries and child seats. Maurer also plans to add individual modifications to his bikes, such as lockable boxes and 250-watt e-bike variants – which come close to a range of about 60 kilometers.

The prototype of the Convercycle, which weighs about 18 kilograms, is currently in the test phase. With a bicycle frame builder from Frankfurt and an engineering company from Munich, it is currently being prepared for the market. At the same time, since January 2019, an Indiegogo campaign has been running to realize the production and distribution of the Convercycle. The Offenbach-based product designer has been supported by “idea meets the market, “a recycling services provider specializing in technology transfer.

Futuristic e-Bike Concept

The Convercycle team hopes for a big response to the campaign. The variable bike meets the ever-increasing demand for modern and environmentally friendly transport for the city. And with an ordinary bike, transport is still cumbersome. Backpack, basket, and trailer make the ride an unsafe wiggle. And if you’re not a professional courier, you certainly don’t have a real transport bike as an alternative in your garage – if only because you can’t have everything. Moreover, such a transport model does not fit on a bike carrier and is also not suitable to take with you on the train. The innovative concept from Offenbach solves all this.

Graphic technical details Convercycle

Recommended: Electric Bicycle EBIQ Sustainable City Transport

Convercycle Technical Details

The 1.85-meter long Citybike in the unfolded version is 2.55 meters long as a cargo model. The wheel is available in two sizes with easily rolling 28 inch Schwalbe G-One tires. The other features: while the electric version needs to be equipped with a Shimano Nexus Inter, the electric version comes with a Shimano Alfine 8-speed gearbox. Besides, the Cityflitzer SM-RT64 is equipped with Shimano disc brakes. Once the prototypes have been tested, the Convercycle will undergo a TÜV test and look for traffic approval. By the way: Those who are fast and financially support the future company can still get one of the limited first versions – expected delivery date August 2019 – at cost price. 

Cover photo: Product designer David Maurer during a test drive ©Convercycle.

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