faraday porteur electric bicycle
faraday porteur electric bicycle faraday porteur electric bicycle
jul 19, 2012

faraday porteur electric bicycle

the ‘faraday porteur’ electric bicycle

san fransico-based faraday bicycles is a new company dedicated to transportation innovation and design. the ‘faraday porteur’ is their

first production model, bred to become the first electric propelled utility bicycle built for commuters, cyclist enthusiasts, and those with hill phobia.
by implementing hidden state-of-the-art lithium batteries within the frame, the elegant and high-quality city bike becomes comfortable
and effortless to ride. its boost mode feature has an active pedal assist that can simplify the daily challenges of riding up steep slopes. 
built-in sensors measure how much pedaling is being done, matching the foot stroke through an electric motor. the e-bike incorporates
a quick-release front rack for storage or running errands as well as high powered front and rear LED lights for added safety during night riding. 
its battery can be fully recharged in under an hour by plugging into any standard outlet, providing 10-15 miles (15- 20 km) of pedaling assistance.
a laser engraved trim, wood fenders, and custom aluminum chainguard add a level of sophistication to reinvent the image of the electric bicycle.

the ‘faraday porteur’ is currently seeking funding on kickstarter.

side view

rear 3/4 view

left: rear view right: front view

side view battery pack detail

side view detail

laser engraving detail and aluminum chain guard

graphic detail and front handle bars

detail of quick release front rack 

quick release demonstration



front rack in use

kickstarter video

  • Amaaaazing bike! I think I’m in love =)
    Vintage look – more then a bike it’s a decorative piece. I can already picture it hanged on my wall, right above my [url=http://http://www.brabbu.com/casegoods/sequoia.html] amazing Sequoia [/url] and my [url=http://www.delightfull.eu/suspension/sinatra_suspension.html] gorgeous Sinatra [/url] – P E R F E C T. Thank you designboom

    Aiden Wright says:
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    Aj says:
  • So cool!! 😀

    theamoeba says:
  • sign me up porfavor!

    therealdeal says:
  • Dutch people are laughing their ass off about this. Those leather details are ridiculous and the wooden fenders and inverted handbrakes make it way to hipster.

    Simon90 says:
  • Oh god NO! It better be REALLY cheap if you hope to sell some…

    Not Ed says:
  • Awesome design!!! i wish it will become affordable one soon

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    JIM says:
  • It’s way too expensive, $USD 3500!!

    isaac says:

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