What lengths will people go to for a cup of coffee in the morning? Graduates from the Royal College of Art have created a street vendor tricycle called the Velopresso that not only uses pedal powers to get to the spot on the corner but also to grind the beans as the wheels turn.
The trike has no electric motor and hot water is heated in gas powered canisters but the developers are looking at other options. Inventors Amos Field Reid and Lasse Oiva created the Velopresso as a way to produce the coffee without the need for electricity – which could come in handy if that new TV show Revolution ever becomes a reality. If the world suddenly stopped working we think a lot of people would worry most about the coffee too!