Underground bicycle parking systems in Japan


The robotic system, called the Eco Cycle, stores bikes 36 feet underground. It can store 204 bikes at a time.

To use it, you need to attach a chip to the front wheel of your bike that links to your Eco Cycle parking account. When you pull up to the Eco Cycle, it will recognize you’re a paying customer. Simply press the button and your will be taken underground.

Bikes are so ubiquitous in Japan that construction company Giken had to build an underground system to store them.

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The world’s first 3D printed airless bike tire


3D printing company Big Rep developed a new flexible filament called proflex to print a bike tire that will never go flat.

Looks like a smooth ride. Unfortunately, it’s not on sale. But if you’re looking for a flying car that goes 112mph in air, you can place orders now.