I ran across this Specialized Globe hybrid concept bike on an EcoVelo post. The picture came from the Flickr photostream of Hugo Cardoso, who apparently recently toured the factory. The hybrid Globe concept is interesting with its nicely integrated panniers, but as commenters to the Eco Velo post pointed out, seat adjustment would be an issue. Another concept bike inspired by more traditional European city bikes can also be found in Hugo’s photos. Actually, Hugo’s entire set from the tour is worth checking out. It includes quite a few fun concept bikes and show bikes (most of which I think are the work of Robert Egger). Some of the concept bikes I had seen before, but a few of them were new to me. In addition to the bikes, don’t miss the helmet renderings by Scott Robertson. Yep, it is definitely a photoset worth checking out.
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