Moox is part bike, part scooter

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The Moox Bike can be kicked along or pedalled(Credit: Moox Bike)

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While bicycles are good for maintaining all-out speed on the road, scooters can be pretty handy when it comes to navigating crowded sidewalks and paths. If you can't decide which one is more appropriate to your type of riding … well, you might want to get a Moox Bike. It's a bicycle/scooter combo, with a little bit of fatbike thrown into the mix for good measure.

If you're thinking that the Moox looks familiar, it may be because you're remembering the City PIBAL Streamer. It's also a scooter/bike hybrid, that's being manufactured by Peugeot for a bike-sharing program in Bordeaux, France. If you don't live in Bordeaux, then the Moox is probably your best bet for riding such a beast.

As can be seen, it has both a seat with a set of pedals, and a foot platform that the rider can stand on while kicking their way along. Unlike the PIBAL, it also has beefy 20 x 4-inch tires and heavy-duty mechanical disc brakes. Despite appearances, its fork is in fact rigid, not suspended.

Some of its other specs include a 6000 series aluminum frame, sealed bearings, a Shimano RDM310 7-speed rear derailleur, and a Shimano Grip Shift shifter.

If you're interested, the Moox is currently the subject of a Kickstarter campaign. A pledge of US$649 will get you one, when and if they're ready to roll. The planned retail price is $999.

It can be seen in action, in the video below.

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