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PostPosted: Wed Oct 17, 2012 2:34 am 
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A cardboard bike resistant to water ;

http://www.haaretz.com/news/features/an ... d-1.470132

I am waiting for the ATB version.

But is a throw- away bike the answer ?

And $20 I cannot see them selling at that price as there is a lot of work in those things.


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PostPosted: Wed Oct 17, 2012 8:34 am 
Karma Queen / Cake Meisterin
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I saw this recent, great idea if it lasts at all

Amazing.

http://vimeo.com/37584656


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PostPosted: Wed Oct 17, 2012 9:35 am 
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I like that a lot.


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PostPosted: Wed Oct 17, 2012 10:52 am 
Gold Trader / PoTM Winner / RB Rider
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if i can buy one of those for less than $20 i definitely would. ace for popping to the pub/work

how long till we see a trials video featuring one


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PostPosted: Thu Oct 18, 2012 9:37 pm 
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I could imagine my daughter eyeing it up with her felt tips at the ready


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PostPosted: Fri Oct 19, 2012 3:26 pm 
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Of course the irony is.... Now when middle aged men up and down this pleasant land walk into a bike shop and say... Got a free box Mr?....will the shop keep be thinking... Is he after sending a bike.... Or building one ?


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