A local design firm and bike builder team up to create a bicycle specifically targeted to the challenges of riding and storing in tight confines

While Citi BIke has become as much a common feature of the streets of NYC as the iconic yellow cab, the bike share model isn't one most people would want to own. It has some nice features like the built in rack and integrated lights, but their heft, and size can be challenging to maneuver through crowds of people or cars.

Brooklyn -based industrial designer Pensa and custom bike-builder Horse Cycles teamed up to create Merge, a prototype bike inspired by variety of challenges specifically faced by urban bicycle riders in New York City.

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