Is this B’Twin the ultimate commuting bike?

Although you're not going to be able to buy it any time soon

While most concept bikes are designed to give a glimpse of the future of super-fast racing bikes, B’Twin has taken a different approach, creating a bike which it believes will be the commuting bike of the future.

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Created by Volkswagon designer Xavier Lescourret, this bike has no shortage of clever features that might appeal to anyone riding to and from work. Most notable is the split top tube, which is designed to accommodate a tablet or laptop case, getting rid of the need to carry it on your back.

B'Twin concept bike features commuting

The bike has no shortage of neat features

The bike has also been designed with integrated front and rear lights, while hidden away in the down tube is a cable lock (although we might suggest a more secure D-lock if you’re considering leaving this pretty eye-catching bike locked up against some railings for any length of time).

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Aside from this the bike has been designed with a SRAM Force 1 groupset with disc brakes (naturally) and some interesting bull horn handlebars, which got us thinking about whether B’Twin might consider unleashing this bike as a fixie too.

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The main thing we’re not sure about with this bike is its looks, which certainly don’t stand up to those of the stunning concept track bike that Mazda released earlier this year.