One of the biggest hurdles to getting more butts on bikes is well… the butts, mainly that the bikes’ seats are just too uncomfortable for most people. BananaHama hopes to change that with this wild cruiser.
We don’t cover a lot of cruiser bikes here at Bicycle Times, but this one struck me as being creative enough to make the cut. The “hama” seat uses front and rear sliders to adjust the height and tension and it provides a natural amount of shock absorption. The recumbent-style position means you can put both feet down easily as well.
The start-up company is launching three models: a beach cruiser, an urban model, and a mini stroller/trike for kids. A fourth, the three-wheeled adult trike is on its way as well. The 2-wheeled versions should start at about $750.
What do you think? Is a hammock bike in your future?