Eco cycle: Fully automatic bike Tower stowed safely in the city bikes

Eco cycle: Fully automatic bike Tower stowed safely in the city bikes

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There are many bikers in London. The city is committed for a good infrastructure. So, tunnel will be built under another new cycling routes through London. In addition, the city planning also a super highway for cyclists. Lacking however secure parking facilities. That should change now however towers with the eco cycle. This is bike towers, which are based on the principle of fully automatic car parks for cars and safely store the wheels and again.

By means of a user card, cyclists can rely on the secure garage for bicycles and push the bikes in the frame provided for this purpose. The fully automatic system captures the bike and driving it into a free gap. The bike stays there then apart from other loyal companions, until it again is requested by means of card-swipe from the user and again emitted by the machines. The principle is not new. The first eco cycles were built also in 2002 in Japan and tested. Now, the innovative space conquer London. First, a smaller tower was erected. The great eco cycle has incidentally 204 bicycles.

To store a bike safely, this must be set first before a door. The correct position is reached, the user is asked to withdraw. The door opens and the bike is recorded by means of a gripper and stored together on a rail. The door closes again immediately. Overall, the process takes only 13 seconds. The towers are so sure that the eco cycle card users do not even need a castle to additionally secure the bike. Thanks to thoughtful design and Tower excellent in the height, but also in the depth, according to space is saved. Consider, too, how much space 204 bicycles would devour if they are parked side by side. About an app you can look, by the way, how far away the next eco cycle is and how it is to space.