Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving. -Albert Einstein

Jean Prouvé, 1941

This bicycle is the only complete example left of this model known to exist. A bicycle frame of this model is part of the collections of the Centre Georges Pompidou, Musée National d’Art Moderne and featured in the exhibition ‘Jean Prouvé, Constructeur’ held in 1991. Prouvé designed this bicycle during the war, in a time of great economic turmoil, with the hope to facilitate his employees’ journey between their homes and the ateliers

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