Lunartic_Hubless Wheel

Lunartic is a Loughborough University Design and Technology final year project by Luke Douglas.

The aim was to use a hubless wheel to create a compact bicycle, with the benefits of a large wheel and belt drive.

Hubless wheels have appeared in bicycle concepts already, and were first invented by Sbarro. However, few concepts have made it to prototype and when only used for aesthetic purposes, the disadvantage of extra cost out weights the visual gain. Lunartic uses the hubless for a reason;