Beautiful mountain bike design features wood frame, built-in energy generator

© Pietro Russomanno via Yanko Design
Designer Pietro Russomanno has come up with an interesting concept for a mountain bike.

Yanko Design notes, "The mainframe skeleton is crafted from plywood with inert rubber gaskets sandwiched in for effect. The cycle features an innovative ‘Easy Saddle’ system that allows the rider to change the height of the seat by just pushing a button."

© Pietro Russomanno via Yanko Design

Another interesting feature is that the front wheel has a dynamo built in to provide energy to a smart phone dock on the handlebars so you can keep your phone charged as you ride. It also provides speed and distance info to the dock, if needed for tracking your ride stats.

The design may be more eye-candy than novel, or even practical. But who doesn't love wonderful wooden bike eye-candy??

© Pietro Russomanno via Yanko Design
© Pietro Russomanno via Yanko Design

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