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Contemporary Collapsible Bikes

Kolelinia's Foldable Halfbike is Compact and Practical for Riders

— July 18, 2014 — Lifestyle
The Foldable Halfbike by Sofia-based startup Kolelinia is a cycling enthusiast's dream. The unique product "is a vehicle that combines running and cycling, a bike rethought both in terms of size and functionality, with a novel rider experience. "

With the end of Tour de France 2014 fast approaching, cycling enthusiasts everywhere are revisiting their love for the sport. Whether you are an avid and experienced rider or a beginner, you are sure to love this sophisticated and space-saving bike concept.

In order to properly ride Kolelinia's Foldable Halfbike, cyclists are encouraged to stand upright and turn simply by leaning their body. This makes for a smooth ride that is comfortable and strain-free.

Kolelinia is made up of Martin Angelov, inventor of Halfbike and his co-founder Mihail Klenov. The duo have a background in architecture and product design and are avid lovers of the cycling sport.
Trend Themes
1. Foldable Bikes - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Designing and manufacturing collapsible bikes that provide a compact and practical solution for cyclists.
2. Combining Running and Cycling - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Creating bikes that combine both running and cycling to offer a unique rider experience.
3. Space-saving Bike Concepts - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Developing innovative bike designs that prioritize space-saving features for urban environments.
Industry Implications
1. Cycling - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Reinventing the cycling industry by introducing collapsible bikes and unique rider experiences.
2. Sportswear - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Designing specialized sportswear that complements the unique movement and requirements of running and cycling combination.
3. Urban Mobility - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Transforming the urban mobility industry by offering space-saving and practical bike concepts for daily commuting.
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