nick foley: etta nick foley: etta
jul 14, 2010

nick foley: etta

‘etta’ bicycle concept by nick foley

brooklyn designer nick foley has spent the last year working on an urban bike concept he calls, etta. the bike has a semi-recumbent design with the rider pedaling in front of themselves and an upright seat. etta places the rider much higher than most recumbent bikes, putting them on the same level as other cyclists and motorists. the prototype design foley built features integrated front and back lighting that are powered by pedaling and a cargo compartment for baggage or groceries. the leather seat is fully height adjustable and gives the rider the chance to sit in a more relaxed, reclined posture. the bike weighs around 20-25 pounds and is made from aluminum.

‘etta’ bicycle concept by nick foley

‘etta’ bicycle concept by nick foley

building the ‘etta’

  • the user is too high, it´s seams very dificult to star a stop reading the bike.

    Manuel viñes says:
  • If the person lowered the seat to be closer to the ground, it would shorten the leg room…right?
    i have the same concern as Manuel, but apart from that it looks amazing and very realistic in terms of production and use. I see myself riding one of these. A+ for the cargo compartment. The tail light looks very good and integrated with the seatpost. congrats!!!

    tscott says:

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