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Bike With No Chain Or Pedals Can Reach Speeds Of 50MPH Using Gravity

Jeff Tiedeken's bike is built for going downhill at high speeds and has a low profile with the seat right over the rear wheel.

Emma Hutchings
Emma Hutchings on July 25, 2012.

This Gravity Bike built by Jeff Tiedeken can reach high speeds when going downhill due to its lightweight design and lack of features like a chain and pedals. The seat is fitted right over the rear wheel and the bike has a low profile, allowing the rider to position themselves like they would on a motorbike.

Bike With No Chain Or Pedals Can Reach Speeds Of 50MPH

The minimalistic design features elegant curves, 26-inch Crossmax Lefty wheels, Avid Elixr hydraulic disc brakes, and motorbike-style footpeg struts. The bike has reached speeds of 50mph and is said to have the potential to achieve up to 70mph.

Bike With No Chain Or Pedals Can Reach Speeds Of 50MPH

Jeff Tiedeken

Photos by Kyle

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