'city recumbent' by jean davignon   'seoul cycle design' competition shortlist revealed
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sep 07, 2010
'city recumbent' by jean davignon 'seoul cycle design' competition shortlist revealed


‘city recumbent’ bike by jean davignon


‘city recumbent’ bike by jean davignon

‘city recumbent’ by jean davignon from france is one of the shortlisted design entries
from more than 3000 participants in our recent designboom competition
seoul cycle design competition 2010‘ in collaboration with seoul design foundation.

designer’s own words:
‘a fat tire composite and aluminium recumbent bicycle with a horizontal pivot twin bar
fork link steering handle. rear internal gear hub with a spring loaded chain tensioner
and a flexible lower chain guide. for optimal weight distribution, the seat adjustment
mechanism is found under the seat. front and rear sections can be separated to
facilitate transportability.’

the winning entries and the some of shortlisted designs will be exhibited at the seoul design fair 2010
from september 17th to october 7th.


detail of steering fork


(left) rear view
(right) diagram


sketch of steering mechanism


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to mention that the project is a part of the seoul cycle design competition,
organized by designboom in collaboration with seoul design foundation,
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