Copenhagen Wheel: MIT

Strong visual impact and what is surely great engineering.

The Copenhagen Wheel, unveiled today by MIT students at the COP15 Climate Change Conference, may not look like anything special. But in reality, it’s a treasure trove of bicycle wheel technology, complete with a kinetic energy recovery system (KERS), sensors, a smart lock, and a Bluetooth connection to the rider’s iPhone.

via Copenhagen Wheel: MIT Unveils the Swiss Army Knife of Bike Wheels | Inhabitat.

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