Julian Casablancas has been granted a patent for foldable electrical bikes with out pedals, which he describes as ‘a lazy man’s factor so you possibly can form of be transported with out spending any vitality.’
Again in 2014, the star revealed he had been speaking to German train bike agency FreeCross a few foldable electrical bicycle with out pedals, a machine he has been granted a patent for.
Though the bike is but to hit the outlets, Casablancas is holding tight to the patent and his plan.
“Electric bikes seem like the future of communal travel to me,” he tells The Guardian, earlier than turning to his bandmate Albert Hammond, Jr. “He rides motorcycles and I think that’s cool, but the truth is that everyone falls off and hurts themselves. If you ride an electric bike and fall off, it’s like running fast; it’s how our bodies are designed.”
Explaining why he acquired into bike design, the rocker provides: “I just thought it was interesting making something. It’s expensive and time-consuming and the business world is fascinating, because you see the mechanisms of the decision-making process that has led to art, quality and truth being circumvented for, you know, financial ease and sheep-like following of trends.”
When he initially revealed the concept in an interview with Rolling Stone, the “Last Nite” hitmaker mentioned his purpose was to supply a bicycle for individuals who did not like placing any effort into train.
“This is just a lazy man’s thing so you can kind of be transported without spending any energy,” he mentioned.