Researchers at the University of Tokyo have developed an electric bike that is so compact it can fit into a backpack

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The bike, called Poimo, has an inflatable body that would protect pedestrians as well as the rider in the case of an accident. The current version of Poimo is just a prototype, and the team that developed it says the final product will be lighter and even more portable. Visit BGR's homepage for more stories.
Significantly fewer people are worried about commuting these days, what with an ongoing global health crisis and all that, but that doesn't mean there isn't room for innovation in personal transportation. The Poimo electric bike, developed at the University of Tokyo is most definitely innovative, and it also happens to fit in a backpack.

The secret to the Poimo's ultra-portability is that it's inflatable. Yep, it's an inflatable electric bike that you can actually ride. It looks a little bit silly, but that's a small price to pay for being able to pull a vehicle out of your backpack.

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