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    Cardboard Bike

    Has anyone seen anything like this before? Did it actually work?

    http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/7457220.stm
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    Looks suspiciously unworkable to me, actually. The connection of the cranks to the shaft being one major weak point.
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    Cute idea. If they can make a bike out of bamboo, why not the right cardboard. But I note that it's still a design study, and no one was actually riding it.
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    He does say in the film clip that the bike is a display only prototype and not for riding.
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    Not complaining...however if they want to show something, maybe they should take it far enough to be able to show that it is actually ridable.................. my 2 cents

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    It's cool, but I wouldn't say that it was a workable design or anything. I mean yeah, it would be cheap, but there are so many hi-ten frames that are already built, those should just be re-used.

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    I wondered why nobody actually rode it, but just wheeled it around. Looks interesting, but may be too hard to engineer.

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    It seems to be a solution in search of a problem.

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    i think it just seems like a bad idea
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