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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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    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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    My groin hurts just looking at the riding position
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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.3194493906_7cc2c1f61c_z.jpg
    Works like a real luge.
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    Go through all that to go 3 mph faster...for a limited time?

    Not.

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