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Old 01-14-13, 10:56 PM   #1
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Has anyone sern this?

I know its not a bike but iy gives me ideas.
http://www.zike.net/
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Old 01-15-13, 05:14 AM   #2
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I know its not a bike but iy gives me ideas.
http://www.zike.net/
Yes, we've seen it
it is a modern remake of a very old design;

lookup 'treadle bicycle'
http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treadle_bicycle
they are obsolete as of the invention of chain drives,

also see the 'Alenax bike' for a past failed attempt at revival of the concept:
http://sheldonbrown.com/brandt/alenax.html
i doubt this new product will fare much better in the long run

p.s. check your spelling

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Old 01-15-13, 07:30 PM   #3
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Ive got big hands and a little smartphone. Lol
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I think I might get one. They are listed for 50$ so not a real loss. They arent trying to reinvent the wheel or anything. Just a fun alternative RV. Like the Whrrf or the Trikke, or those castor-wheeled vehicles. When I first saw it, i could think of some more bike like modifications.
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I think I might get one. They are listed for 50$ so not a real loss. They arent trying to reinvent the wheel or anything. Just a fun alternative RV. Like the Whrrf or the Trikke, or those castor-wheeled vehicles. When I first saw it, i could think of some more bike like modifications.
Check the descriptions. Only one model there isn't described as being specifically for kids. Not saying you can't think young - just thought I'd mention it.
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