The Poimo inflatable electric bike is a lightweight vehicle that easily fits in a backpack.
The lightweight Poimo is an adorable electric bike designed to take personal transportation to the next level. The prototype of the inflatable bike was presented at the ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing.
The Poimo (Portable and Inflatable Mobility) is developed by a team at Tokyo University. The bike has an inflatable design that can be pumped using an air compressor before being mounted for a ride.
The whole bike weighs just 5.5 kgs and it can be easily fitted in a small backpack when not in use.
The e-bike seems to have handlebars with wireless controller units and the wheels can be easily detached. The body of the bike is made of thermoplastic polyurethane that can be easily customizable.
The Poimo is cost-effective and designed to offer a comfort and safety ride. (via)