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StreetFlyer: The Oddest Bicycle Breed You Have Ever Seen

StreetFlyer Flying Sensation Experience Prototype

I was a frequent pedal paddler when I was a kid until I got myself into an accident.  After that I have never really found the two wheeled form of transportation to be quite as exciting again.  Well, of course, I have been up in the saddle after that, and even gotten myself one of those high end mountain bikes when I was in my twenties, but I didn’t really use it that much.  When it got stolen, I never cared to really venture into that territory again.  Of course, like every guy, I have been pushed by adrenaline to get myself a motorcycle, but the thought of ending up in one of those accidents again, this time during way higher speeds, makes me want to take the safe route around.  However, there are definitely other things out there that have wheels, and that are strikingly similar to biking.

The StreetFlyer, for example, is one of those odd contraptions that I am sure you have never seen before.  Created by Carsten Mehring, this thing is specifically created to give you a flying sensation experience, and it does so in a fully secure way.  The prototype may look a little off the edge, but the designer ensures it is safe and definitely a trip to use.

As I understand it, so far it’s just a prototype contraption, but if Carsten and his team get enough requests, I am sure they will start producing these for the public as well.  It surely looks odd and the position you’re in when paddling away on that thing feels very exposed, but the contraption itself makes it uber safe.  I am sure… Hmm…



Hanging In StreetFlyer Contraption Prototype

Front View Of The StreetFlyer

StreetFlyer Bicycle Prototype In Action

Getting Onboard The StreetFlyer Prototype

Standing Beside The SteertFlyer Prototype

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Author: Richard Darell

Richard Darell is the founder and CEO of Bit Rebels, a multifaceted online news outlet that reports daily on the latest developments in technology, social media, design and everything geek. Today this media entity welcomes more than 2.5 million unique visitors per month and is considered the go to place for people in constant motion. As an Internet entrepreneur, he is dedicated to constantly trying to develop new ways to bring content faster and closer to the end user in a more streamlined way. His excitement for statistics has allowed him to further develop systems that continuously produce accurate and fast-paced analytics to better optimize the approach by which Bit Rebels presents news and content. His graphic design background has proven to be an important tool when designing new systems and features for Bit Rebels since the development of solid and stable code depends entirely on their structure and implemented procedures. Richard currently resides in Stockholm, Sweden and directs the Bit Rebels offices in both Stockholm and Atlanta. You can reach Richard at richard@bitrebels.com

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