‘re;energy’ by jin sik kim and bo sung seo
‘re;energy’ by jin sik kim and bo sung seo from korea is one of the shortlisted entries from more than
4000 participants in the ‘iida awards 2010’ competition, organized by designboom in collaboration
with incheon metropolitan city.
the bike collects usable energy generated by the pedaling in its front wheel to recharge
electrical devices such as a laptop, mp3, cell phone and more.
designers’ own words:
‘nowadays, using a bicycle is in tune with finding recycled energy and preserving the environment.
‘re:energy’ is a type of generator from a bicycle. when it is being pedaled, the rotational energy gets
collected in the front where where there is a socket to charge small electrical devices.’
detail of plug. accommodates both standard plugs and USBs
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