In today’s world, with non-renewable natural resources being consumed at an alarming rate, solar energy is proving to be an extremely useful source of energy. Kiseung Lee + lee, Ki Seung + lee, Ho Jun + shin, Doo Youl from Korea have designed the + A (alpha) bicycle, which uses this form of energy. It will prove to be an excellent metropolitan means of transport. Although the bike can be customized to meet the requirements of any city, the present design is aimed to the solve space problems.
The bike’s skeleton has two faces. While one face has solar cell panels that convert the sunrays into energy, the other side has a system that uses this energy. It provides a mechanism to mechanically unite the bicycle frame with the rack. The + A bike will use power intelligently on a steep surface. While descending, it will take the help of a generator to generate the additional energy.
So, ride eco-friendly and save fuel as well as your surroundings.