MoMA
Jens Martin Skibsted, Biomega, Adam Thorpe, Joe Hunter

PUMA Bike, from the PUMA Tribranded Collection

2004
Not on view
Manufacturer
PUMA
Medium
Aluminum
Dimensions
59 x 42 1/8" (150 x 107 cm) unfolded; 37 3/4 x 22" (96 x 56 cm) folded
Credit
Gift of Antonio Bertone, Global Director of Brand Management at PUMA
Object number
169.2006
Copyright
Photo by Andrew Zuckerman

The bicycle manufacturer Biomega, the clothing company Vexed Generation, and the sports-equipment manufacturer Puma joined forces to launch a limited-edition series consisting of this bike and a range of accessories and garments designed for everyday use in the city. A folding mechanism allows the bike to be reduced in size by fifty percent to fit in tight spaces. Its main feature is a lock that is integrated within the structural framework. If a would-be thief breaks the lock, the bicycle breaks as well.

Gallery label from Born out of Necessity, March 2, 2012–January 28, 2013
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