Folding bikes that fit into a briefcase

Folding bicycles have always interested me. They are designed to fold into a compact form allowing transport and storage. Folding mechanisms vary, with each offering a combination of folding speed, folding ease, compactness, ride, weight, durability and price. Take a look at these 2 folding bikes I came across recently.

Folding bicycles have always interested me. They are designed to fold into a compact form allowing transport and storage. Folding mechanisms vary, with each offering a combination of folding speed, folding ease, compactness, ride, weight, durability and price. Take a look at these 2 folding bikes I came across recently.

The “International” bike, designed by Kinfolk and Coat, is a racing model that can be broken down and stored in a leather bag created by Nivaldo de Lima. The “City” two-wheeler by Level goes for the Japanese-salaryman look and fits into a Brooks briefcase.

The "International" bike features a limited-edition leather saddle produced especially for the bikes by Brooks - Courtesy Wallpaper
Instead of one crossbar, bike builder Shiko Matsuda opted for two narrower tubes on The "City," leaving enough space for a briefcase to sit on the broad down tube - Courtesy Wallpaper

Though these amazing bicycles were originally intended as works of art, you can actually buy them via e-mail. The “International” version starts at 2,450 pounds, while the “City” model goes for 1,255 pounds.

Source : Crave Asia

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