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Old 04-01-09, 12:43 PM   #1
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Ultimate self-powered commuting

http://www.treehugger.com/files/2009...ody-wheels.php
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Old 04-01-09, 01:33 PM   #2
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I've seen these before, there is a vid out there where one of these guys is going down a large hill near a damn I think, he over took a MC you should have seentheir faces,

These are the pros, http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2382/...57504923e9.jpg
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Man that looks like fun.
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Talk about dressing like a superhero!
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Old 04-01-09, 03:25 PM   #5
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Old 04-01-09, 08:06 PM   #6
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A: can't really carry much, like groceries
B: pretty much dedicated to smooth surfaces
C: i wonder what a 20 mile commute is like
D: everyone has their shtick
E: E for effort
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A: can't really carry much, like groceries
B: pretty much dedicated to smooth surfaces
C: i wonder what a 20 mile commute is like
D: everyone has their shtick
E: E for effort
F: F for failing and taking the thread title so seriously
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Old 04-01-09, 11:16 PM   #8
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Where's the brakes!?!
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That's amazing - we should send that guy down the Charles River with the other guy ...
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A: can't really carry much, like groceries
B: pretty much dedicated to smooth surfaces
C: i wonder what a 20 mile commute is like
D: everyone has their shtick
E: E for effort
I agree. I just bought a new laptop, and I discovered that I can't even carry my groceries with it! What good is this to me? I'm gonna get my money back.

I also know this guy who has a trampoline is his back yard. Just try doing a 20 mile commute on that! What a maroon.
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