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Old 03-09-11, 09:54 AM   #1
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One way of putting your power tools to work

I wonder what it would be like if this was human powered instead ?

http://www.wired.com/gadgetlab/2011/...tably-awesome/

http://www.nilsferber.de/ex_process.html

check out the picture at the bottom of this page.
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Old 03-09-11, 07:22 PM   #2
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On the "vehicle" page I especially like the description of the driving position: "The headlong position gives you an exiting driving experience."
Hope she/he doesn't exit too soon...

Anyway, interesting exercise in conceptual engineering.
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Old 03-11-11, 07:58 PM   #3
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My groin hurts just looking at the riding position
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Old 03-12-11, 01:10 PM   #4
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Dunno.. I'd be willing to try it.

I've ridden this before.. too bad they don't make them anymore.
Works like a real luge.
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Old 03-12-11, 06:59 PM   #5
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Go through all that to go 3 mph faster...for a limited time?

Not.
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