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Old 04-12-08, 02:40 PM   #1
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Elliptic Drive Bike

http://www.elliptigo.com/

This bike is based on an elliptic trainer, which simulates the motion of running.

But it has no seat!
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Old 04-12-08, 04:17 PM   #2
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and $4k seems a bit out there. but it is a rad idea.
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Old 04-12-08, 05:42 PM   #3
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I'd rather have the Treadmill bike, myself!
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Old 04-12-08, 08:28 PM   #4
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"- No genital numbness, pain, or increased risk of urological problems" is actually one of its selling points? haha
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Old 04-12-08, 11:54 PM   #5
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That would be one crazy fixed gear.
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Old 04-13-08, 07:48 AM   #6
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less likely to get some git in a car rubbing your back wheel with there bumper
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Old 04-13-08, 08:17 AM   #7
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Does it come with a fairing?
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Old 04-14-08, 02:26 PM   #8
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Does it come with a fairing?
That would be a nice addition. Personally, I like the look of an elegant saddle, and I like being able to sit down on something after riding for several hours, but it does take all kinds.

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Old 04-14-08, 08:22 PM   #9
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I don't think it will catch on as something very practical, however it would be good for someone who actually likes the elliptical motion machines AND wants to get exercise and see the outdoors instead of the weight room...peace
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Old 04-14-08, 09:39 PM   #10
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These things would be great for the novelty value but they won't sell well.

You could tour fiargrounds etc and charge people for the novelty value of having a 'ride' on one but aside from that they aren't going to do very well.
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Old 04-27-08, 06:16 AM   #11
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The stepper bike

http://www.3gbikes.com/bikes/stepper_preview.html
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