Over at TechCrunch, John Biggs interviews Josh Bechtel, inventor of the amazing Bicymple.
I started with a sketch of a standard bike and began crossing off parts one by one and addressing the problems created with each deletion until I ended up with a direct drive, freewheeling bike. From there, I felt like it might actually have become too simple. I felt it needed something else–a surprise in its back pocket–and the rear-steer was just the solution.
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