Dutch firm unveils prototype cycle driven by high-tech shaft [Video]

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The END of the oily bike chain: Danish firm unveils prototype cycle driven by high-tech shaft that spins back wheelNew design from Danish company could consign the dreaded chain to historySystem creates almost 50 per cent less friction than most conventional bikesCycling UK has said it is...

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The END of the oily bike chain: Danish firm unveils prototype cycle driven by high-tech shaft that spins back wheel

  • New design from Danish company could consign the dreaded chain to history
  • System creates almost 50 per cent less friction than most conventional bikes
  • Cycling UK has said it is ‘skeptical’ about the efficiency of the …

New bike is set to be revolutionary for the cycling industry with the pedal being fitted directly onto the back wheel

Danish company CeramicSpeed has said the chainless system is the most efficient to be seen in the industry

The new system has been criticised by cycling experts who have said the new bikes would be 'impossible to retro-fit'