Bicymple

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Designed by Josh Bechtel of Bellingham, Washington, the Bicymple is a minimalist bike with no chain. The shortened bike is balanced to the point that it is almost perfectly symmetrical, conserving resources while riding comfortably. The rear-steer option gives one the additional choice of “crab-riding” with a little twist. More than just a conversation starter and a fun play on words, the Bicymple’s innovative design brings one back to the childhood enjoyment of riding a bike that can go almost anywhere. The lightweight CroMo Steel frame allows the bike to be carried, and the small shape allows for crowd-maneuvering and easy storage. Successfully funded on Kickstarter, the Bicymple is now available for pre-order.

Holly

Holly

Holly is a poet from Kentucky. She grew up first in a Sears house, then on a farm. She studied English and Gender Studies at Mount Holyoke College and moved to Manhattan for love. As an occasional jewelry-maker and museum patron, Holly favors wearable and functional design but is eager to see work that challenges her aesthetics. Read more and connect by visiting her blog, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

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