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    Cardboard: The new carbon?

    This is a pretty interesting use of cardboard:


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    Excuse me while I take it for a test-ride.

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    Nice winter bike.
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    Wow, thats actually pretty impressive. A lot of work went in to making that.

    Totally useless, but nice for arts sake.
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    it appears that all he is doing is wrapping the original item in cardboard. look at the rear dropouts, you can see the bike frame underneath. just saying
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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    it appears that all he is doing is wrapping the original item in cardboard. look at the rear dropouts, you can see the bike frame underneath. just saying
    Good eye!

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    FRAUD!!! *blows whistle*
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    Damn just saw that on BoingBoing. Ya beat me to it!

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    I don't see a frame. I think there is a slight gap where the stay meets the dropout with the background showing through.

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    Quote Originally Posted by barba View Post
    I don't see a frame. I think there is a slight gap where the stay meets the dropout with the background showing through.
    After reading some reviews online and reading the text on his webpage, I am inclined to agree with you. All say he works in carboard and glue with no supporting structure underneath. Makes it all the more amazing. Thanks for the link.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mezza View Post
    Wow, thats actually pretty impressive. A lot of work went in to making that.

    Totally useless, but nice for arts sake.
    art's not about use, it's about ideas.

    use is for applied art/craft.

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    Bicycle paper model link:

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    Looks like a rusted all-steel bike with tan rubber tyres!

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    Well...its old school for sure...it has downtube shifters and a 5spd freewheel.

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    Someone needs to tell him to lose the dork disk!

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