Micro bike - inspired by viral Model-B bike - goes live via auction

The creator of the unconventional Model-B bike is back with a production model having sought investor backing

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(Image credit: Kendall Toerner)

The Model B bike made headlines last year when a Seattle-based industrial designer produced pre-production images of the unconventional pedal free e-bike. 

Kendall Toerner included Tesla logos throughout the personal project, though he did not work for Tesla. The design theory went viral, and now its creator is launching the Micro Bike based on those early designs. 

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Michelle Arthurs-Brennan

Michelle Arthurs-Brennan the Editor of Cycling Weekly website. An NCTJ qualified traditional journalist by trade, Michelle began her career working for local newspapers. She's worked within the cycling industry since 2012, and joined the Cycling Weekly team in 2017, having previously been Editor at Total Women's Cycling. Prior to welcoming her daughter in 2022, Michelle raced on the road, track, and in time trials, and still rides as much as she can - albeit a fair proportion indoors, for now.