ÖBB Rakëte

ÖBB Rakëte

CLIENT

ÖBB – Austrian Railroad
FH Joanneum, Graz
University of Applied Science

SCOPE

Concept, Product & Transportation Design
2014

TOPIC

Traveling By Train With Bike.

The goal of this project was to create a concept and product to optimize the connection railway and cycle.

Environment1

Workdays or vacation – always the right bike.

Workdays or vacation – always the right bike.

CONCEPT

An E-bike, which is designed, especially to travel with existing ÖBB wagons.

With a special system adjusted for a passenger with a cycle, increase the demand and profitability of the railway in order to offer an alternative to private transport.

Straight1

FORMAL MOOD

An e–crosser, which fits the ideology of an ordinary bicycle.

The concept Rakëte, offers a crossover for the urban space & nature.
Whether commuting in the city or to dash through the forest.
Cruise on the street, or to overcome easy terrain.
Relaxed, but sporty.

FORMAL MOOD


An e–crosser, which fits the ideology of an ordinary bicycle.

The concept Rakëte, offers a crossover for the urban space & nature.
Whether commuting in the city or to dash through the forest.
Cruise on the street, or to overcome easy terrain.
Relaxed, but sporty.

sketches

USE CASES

Standard cycle

550mm

usecase01

Rakëte

145mm

usecase02

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75% gain of space

in width, thanks to folding handles and pedals

75% gain of space

in width, thanks to folding handles and pedals

Standard cycle

5 bikes

usecase05

Rakëte

9 bikes

usecase06

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80% gain of space

80% gain of space

HANDLEBAR

bar fold
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The stem is designed to fold back the built-in handlebar. To Unlock the bar the red, ribbed clamp is pushed to the left. The two parts get released and can be folded and are held in position by magnets.

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The stem is designed to fold back the built-in handlebar. To Unlock the bar the red, ribbed clamp is pushed to the left. The two parts get released and can be folded and are held in position by magnets.

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Bar

CRANK

crank fold
01

The crank arms have red, ribbed clamps, which are pushed to the left to release the crank along with the pedals. Are the crank ends unlocked, they can be rotated about its axis, to get the pedals vertical.

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The crank arms have red, ribbed clamps, which are pushed to the left to release the crank along with the pedals. Are the crank ends unlocked, they can be rotated about its axis, to get the pedals vertical.

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Park Rakëte always at a safe spot.

Park Rakëte always at a safe spot.

TBS ROOM Charge

BATTERY

batterylift
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The clamp is pushed upward to free the battery slide.

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The clamp is pushed upward to free the battery slide.

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The battery slide is pulled out along with the battery.

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The battery slide is pulled out along with the battery.

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The battery can be tilted and removed.

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The battery can be tilted and removed.

Battery Plug
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