The NuVinci CVP (continuous planetary drive) is an innovative new device for bicycles, allowing for simple yet efficient operation. Video after the jump. Here’s how it works:

The NuVinci CVP is not automatic; you still have a shifter to adjust the bike’s power curve. But “there’s no hesitation, no noise, no waiting for the mechanism to “hunt” for the gear you’ve selected, nothing to synchronize, nothing to guess at, a simple twist of your wrist and you’re at a new ratio.”

[via OhGizmo!]

The NuVinci CVP (continuous planetary drive) is an innovative new device for bicycles, allowing for simple yet efficient operation. Video after the jump. Here’s how it works:

The NuVinci CVP is not automatic; you still have a shifter to adjust the bike’s power curve. But “there’s no hesitation, no noise, no waiting for the mechanism to “hunt” for the gear you’ve selected, nothing to synchronize, nothing to guess at, a simple twist of your wrist and you’re at a new ratio.”

[via OhGizmo!]