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Old 12-29-11, 11:54 AM   #1
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Mainstream Human Powered Vehicles

Been meaning to photograph one of these for a while. My question is : Have You seen these at YOUR local Supermarket?








I guess it doesn't need pedals if you can get your Mom to push you, eh?

The point is, the technology is here, and something like this could be made with pedals.

Again, have you seen one of these before?
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oh yes, but I doubt you could manage to squeese me into one pedals or not..
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Old 12-30-11, 12:54 PM   #3
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Sure have seen these kiddie calming carts. Keep the kids happy while mommy spends her money!
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Old 12-30-11, 01:48 PM   #4
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I've had this passed along to me:

http://www.trisled.com.au/rotovelo.asp

The item in question is the Plastic Fairing, which is made by Rotational Molding. Apparently, there is a recumbent manufacturer which has been making Roto-Molded fairings for about a year now.

http://www.trisled.com.au/rotovelo.asp
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One of those pulled up next to me at a stop light once. It looked like a giant white egg! I was so surprised by it. I think it had a window roof with a windshield wiper.
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