About This Project

Rental Bikes for Publibike

65 bikes and 48 e-bikes for a Swiss rental system with bike stations.

The Design: „Paper Bicycle“ – a patented frame design with various special adaptions for public cyclling operations. A unisex design with a low step-over main frame support using a steel frame with an integrated chain box. 26“ wheels with the innovative seemless internal gear hub NuVinci (360% ratio) and Shimano Rollerbrakes. Hub dynamo with fail safe cabling and wiring. The bikes are also secured against theft using special safety screws and nuts. Sensor-controlled LED lights automatically turn on whenever needed. The bikes are automatically charged in the station and can be released using a RFID member card.



  • 65 bikes
  • 48 e-bikes
  • „Paper Bicycle“
  • unisex design
  • 26“ wheels
  • steel frame
  • integrated chain box
  • Shimano Rollerbrakes
  • fail safe cabling and wiring
  • secured against theft
  • Sensor-controlled LED lights
  • automatically charged in the station
  • released using a RFID member card