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Pensa and Horse Cycles-Merge

Finally, a merger I can get behind. Innovative design firm Pensa, who are responsible for those handy mobile charging stations you’ve probably seen around the city,Screen Shot 2014-07-31 at 11.58.54 PMhave teamed up with local bike building sensation Thomas Callahan of Horse Cycles. download

They have created a prototype bicycle with the New Yorker commuter in mind, with really well thought out design innovations, that are integrated.

Introducing the swiss army knife of cycles:

MERGE

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This bicycle is loaded with awesome features: USB powered internal lighting.

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and a folding rear rack that fits inside the top tube.
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Here is a promotional video:

and an article from PSFK.

The creation of this bicycle was part the 2014 edition of the Bike Design Project by Oregon Manifest. Five design teams from five U.S. cities competed to create the ultimate urban utility ride. To take a look at the competition and cast a vote, ride over: here.

(last day to vote is August 3rd, by noon PST)

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