The Greencycle 2 by Paulus Maringka is a Convertible Rickshaw Bike

By: Deborah Kim - Published: Aug 15, 2011 • References: yankodesign
The Greencycle 2 was designed by Paulus Maringka and is already receiving positive feedback from many of its reviewers. The Greencycle 2 has also recently been featured in the 2011 International Bicycle Design Competition. This trike-bike stands apart from its competitors because of its basic design and what it means for environmentally sustainable designs that aim to assist poorer countries. The Greencycle 2 was created in the design process with renewable resources that are easily accessible in many developing countries.

The design of the Greencycle 2 was developed using research methods and feedback from target groups that would help in creating a bike that is functional and culturally meaningful. The bike was redesigned into a three-wheeler after the first model of the Greencycle failed due to lack of stability. The Greencycle 2 is still able to convert back to a two-wheeler given the need in the terrain. This bike could greatly impact those in developing countries that do not have access to cars and trucks. Stats for Sustainable Transforming Trikes Trending: Older & Chilly
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