When you live in an extremely populated area like Tokyo, Japan, parking of any kind, especially for bicycles can be a bit hard to come by. Meet the ECO Cycle, an automated underground storage system for bicycles that can store up to 204 units and can retrieve a person’s bike in approximately 13-seconds. Continue reading for a video, more pictures, and additional information.
The ECO Cycle features an earthquake-proof material composed of pressed-in piles which form cylindrical wall, made completely with prefabricated materials. It can store up to 204 bicycles that weigh 66-pounds (maximum) each. Inside, the cylinder is 38.22-feet deep and 28-feet wide.