luca agnelli hand builds electric bicycles with vintage 1950s pieces
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bike design. luca agnelli founded agnelli milan bike in 2015 to introduce a range of electric mobility for a more traditional rider. showcased at the stone island ‘craftworks’ exhibition for milan design week 2016, each bicycle is put together with a frame and 1950s tank, and then modified to fit the accessories chosen. first apprenticed as an antique furniture restorer, his bikes resolve technical and aesthetic problems by adapting to continual changes in function and form. ‘for me perfection does not exist,’ explains luca agnelli. ‘I work and create in order to never reach it.’ 

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each bicycle is put together with a frame and 1950s tank
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the 1950s tank houses the batteries that power the bicycle
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the bicycles showcased at stone island’s ‘craftworks’ exhibition
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