Jens Martin Skibsted, Biomega, Adam Thorpe, Joe Hunter PUMA Bike, from the PUMA Tribranded Collection 2004

  • Not on view

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.
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
Department
Architecture and Design

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