02 Nov '11, 9am

DJ Your Commute with Record-playing Bicycle

A team of Dutch designers have given biking a new groove. For Liat Azulay, Merel Slootheer, and Pieter Frank de Jong, "it all started with a dream: what if you would be able to bike to work, while playing music on your wheels?" Their dream made its debut at the Dezeen platform of the London Design Festival 2011. Although of limited practicality in stop-and-go traffic, if you want to draw attention to how much fun can be had on a bike, why not build a bike that plays music while you ride? Bike Plays on Words The name of the bike, Feats per Minute , is a play on the Dutch word "fiets" which means bicycle. Maintaining steady rpms for the best playback presents a challenge, but the sound quality is not bad, as you can hear in the video. The team started with a 30 year old bike, changing out the forks to enable records to be replaced. Keeping the needle in the groove posed a te...

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