The SHIFT bicycle is a training tool designed to help children learn how to ride a bike by themselves. The SHIFT bike, unlike conventional training tools, can be used by the child and does not require outside help. It also allows the child to learn at their own pace. The SHIFT bicycle requires more balance when at speed, therefore allowing the children to gradually work their way up to full speed and the balance that is required by them.

Three Purdue University industrial designers who tapped into memories of their own childhood cycling misadventures have built a bike that ditches the training wheels but keeps rookies stable.

Lead designer Scott Shim hopes the design, which won top honors recently at an international bicycle design competition, can help children slowly gain the skill and courage to pedal off on their own.

Shim, an assistant professor of industrial design, said he and his two collaborators came up with the idea while brainstorming a concept to enter in the 9th International Bicycle Design Competition in Taipei, Taiwan. IDEA 2005 Gold winner



Kia Kue Concept - Auto Shows - Car and Driver December 2006 at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit.

SEOUL - January 8, 2007: Kia Motors America unveiled the all-new Kia Kue crossover concept vehicle at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit. The press conference also served as the official public debut in North America for Peter Schreyer, new global design chief of Kia Motors Corporation (KMC).




"We've instilled confidence and integrity in our consumer base with vehicles that provide value, quality and safety," said Len Hunt, executive vice president and COO of KMA. "Kue embodies the next phase of our brand evolution, which will instill pride and passion in our customers through great design."



Hyundai HCD10 Hellion Concept
2006 Los Angeles auto show: Hyundai builds its very own beetle.



Hyundai has a long history of creating wild concept cars, and the HCD10 “Hellion”, the 10th in Hyundai's series of HCD concepts, making its debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show, is no different in that respect. It is different, however, in pretty much every other respect


Matte Black Ride like a devil, Feel like an angel, Custom Bike



Proto Black Herz,  based on yamaha warrior 1700






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