Animation: Components of a bicycle

In the following animation, the essential elements of a roadworthy bicycle are presented interactively.


In these interactive animations, the individual components can be highlighted in colour. These are:

  • Frame
  • Front brake
  • Rear brake
  • Front light
  • Rear light
  • Dynamo
  • Reflector front
  • Reflector rear
  • Cat’s eyes
  • Mudguard
  • bell
  • Pedals with reflectors

Instructional idea

The project was originally developed with the aim of comparing the effectiveness of different didactic designs. The animation was also available in a colored version. The colorless variant was chosen because only then the cueing technique (red highlighting) works effectively.


TitleComponents of a bicycle
target audienceTeachers and lecturers
PlatformsMicrosoft® Windows®
Apple® Macintosh®
Features Full screen mode
Lossless magnification
Large screens supported
LicenseFreeware (for non-commercial use)
DownloadMicrosoft® Windows®
Apple® Macintosh®


C. Hein, S. Rikowski


Authoring tool: Adobe Animate

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