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    Der Bergmönch: folding mountain scooter

    http://www.bergmoench.com/index.php

    Thought someone here might be interested in this.

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    Very interesting! The fork looks like the one on the new Jetstream.
    My folding bike photo essays www.dekter.net/

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    Very interesting indeed. Somehow reminds me a BMX.

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    Haha - brilliant. I dare someone to put kiddy knobbleys on a Brompton and try that...

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    Interesting idea, but no chain, pedals or even a seat? :-/ You just get to the top of a hill (carrying what must weigh a lot more than a standard backpack) and roll down? Hmmm...

    [edit: well, I guess it *is* a scooter...]
    Last edited by oboeterry; 01-21-09 at 05:10 PM. Reason: misread heading

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    Am I missing something or does this thing only coast downhill? I like the video but I didn't see the monk ride off across the floor at the end. The sanctuary would need a sloping floor for that I suppose.

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    I think its more a free downhill racer folder. The idea is you can portage it up the hill, assemble it and blast down. Its a lot of fun doing that on a small bike!

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    I'm sure that couple in the video did not ride down the same route they climbed up over. If I were into this sort of riding I'd have taken the chairlift.

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    I just love innovation and design of all sorts!

    This one's not for me... but I can see it being enjoyed by others in the right places and conditions. Good on them, I say!

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