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Christine Outram and her Copenhagen Wheel
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James Dyson Award winner Christine Outram was at World Maker Faire showing off her winning Copenhagen Wheel design. The self-contained power-wheel captures and stores energy released when braking and cycling and stores it for when a rider could use a little assist. The wheel is controlled via a mobile phone.

The Copenhagen Wheel

4 thoughts on “Christine Outram and her Copenhagen Wheel

  1. So, this BIKE has something that needs to be controlled via a PHONE?

    How about a button near the hand grip? Really, whats the point?

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Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.

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