Couch bikes bring comfort to a new level

Becky Stern

Becky Stern (sternlab.org is a DIY guru and director of wearable electronics at Adafruit. She publishes a new project video every week and hosts a live show on YouTube. Formerly Becky was Senior Video Producer for MAKE. Becky lives in Brooklyn, NY and belongs to art groups Free Art & Technology (“release early, often, and with rap music”) and Madagascar Institute (“fear is never boring”).

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By Becky Stern

Becky Stern (sternlab.org is a DIY guru and director of wearable electronics at Adafruit. She publishes a new project video every week and hosts a live show on YouTube. Formerly Becky was Senior Video Producer for MAKE. Becky lives in Brooklyn, NY and belongs to art groups Free Art & Technology (“release early, often, and with rap music”) and Madagascar Institute (“fear is never boring”).

47 Articles

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I was unaware of the lovely couch bike phenomenon until my old landlord, Billy Gawrych, sent around this first image of two enterprising fellows taking this couch bike for a spin through the drive through. After an obsessive internet research session, I had amassed a compendium of couch bikes, for you to see in one place! Read on for the complete collection.

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A relaxing stroll about the town for two, anyone? This loveseat bike is from the UK.

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I spotted this blog post from 2004 about a magazine photoshoot involving this blue couch bike.

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For when you need to cross bodies of water on your couch bike, try the The SS Mitzie.

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Ok so this one is actually a couch being transported by bike, but impressive nevertheless!

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These Scottish couch bikers know how to ride in style, complete with a lamp.

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