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The new WBC electric bicycle

The new WBC electric bicycle

A revolutionary Japanese design

Editor: Talar Bilemjian


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The 'Walking Bicycle Club' is a new range of electric cycles that the operator moves by pumping their legs up and down in the same movement as walking

The WBC (Walking Bicycle Company) have created an innovative transportation device as part of a collaboration between auto-part maker Katayama Kogyo and well-respected Japanese designers Shuwa Tei and Kenya Hara. 

The colourful and unique bicycles operates like a scooter and has motorised pedals that are controlled with a natural walking motion, with speeds that can reach up to 15 mph. 

The $3,000 Walking Bicycle Club units will go up for sale in October and buyers won't require an license to operate one...

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