The young Austrian brand VELLO Bike just unveiled three new folding bikes on Kickstarter, where they will be available until Monday, October 27, 2014. The line includes the Speedster, racing ride; the Urbano, an urban commuter; and Rocky, a mountain bike. Each design is based on a unisex steel frame that fits 20” wheels so that the finished product is smaller and more responsive than your average bicycle. The range features integrated front lights and seat clips (patent pending) and magnetic shock absorbers, which protect the bike while it’s being moved or folded up and rolled along.

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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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