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Old 10-17-07, 05:52 PM   #1
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Cardboard: The new carbon?

This is a pretty interesting use of cardboard:


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Old 10-17-07, 05:54 PM   #2
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Excuse me while I take it for a test-ride.
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Old 10-17-07, 05:56 PM   #3
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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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Old 10-17-07, 07:03 PM   #5
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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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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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Old 10-17-07, 07:46 PM   #7
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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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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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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.

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Old 10-18-07, 03:19 AM   #12
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Bicycle paper model link:

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For those with a little too much time to kill.
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Old 10-18-07, 08:46 AM   #13
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Looks like a rusted all-steel bike with tan rubber tyres!
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Old 10-18-07, 08:58 AM   #14
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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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