Image: Dror Peleg
Israeli design student Dror Peleg has designed this bicycle dubbed "frii" for for his degree at Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem. 

Focusing on the mass production of bicycles with limited resources, the single speed city bicycle is made from recycled plastics using injection molding technology. Compared to the construction of the traditional metal bicycle, this process is less labor-intensive and more accessible: it can be customized to characteristics of local industry, its abilities, advantages and disadvantages.  Tyres are 'full' material, injected over the rims making them difficult to deflate and the saddle is injected in different sizes to accommodate various heights of riders.  Because of the material used, the wheels of the frii are smaller than average: approximately 20 inches in size, which also adds to its strength.  The bike is reinforced and stabilised by the plastic ribs and pyramid-shape.


Image: Dror Peleg

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