This Standing-Style Tricycle is Made for Walking

By: | October 23rd, 2014

We walk to get where we’re going. We walk for exercise. Combine your exercises with your commute by riding this Walking Bicycle.

Launched in Japan, this standing-style tricycle is powered by the stepping action of a user.

It’s called the Walking Bicycle Club (WBC) that has traditional handlebars, gears, a brake and a bell.

An electric motor helps it reach a top speed of up to 15mph (24km/h) and the electric motor is enough to go 20 miles on a single charge.

Developed by Japan’s auto parts maker Katayama Kogyo, the Walking Bicycle isn’t exactly a steal at $3,000. The WBC is available in a range of attractive colors – pink, red and silver. It is 1.2 meters long and weighs about 36 kg.

It’s not as tiring as pedaling a regular bicycle and you don’t even need a license to ride it or walk it.

Nidhi Goyal

Nidhi is a gold medalist Post Graduate in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences.

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