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Old 04-10-20, 09:58 AM
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Anyone want to "walk their bicycle"?

I came across this and thought that it was interesting...being inside in the rain provides a little more downtime to search the web.
The bike is based on Theo Jansen's work...he is part engineer and artist.
Enjoy your time inside.
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Old 04-10-20, 10:19 AM
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The six legged walking bicycle has an elegant motion. Clever design with the links to get the motion so smooth. The beach version looks to be a variation on that. Thanks for posting this. Interesting.

Who knew that rotary motion could be turned into something that walks so smoothly.
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Old 04-10-20, 10:21 AM
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Those things are cool but in a real creepy way.
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What we need now is to combine this with the DST drive!
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It looks neat, but how could you jump off of anything with it? I'm 44 and I still look for things that will give me a little air.

Just a little, though. I'm getting brittle
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Old 04-10-20, 03:18 PM
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Originally Posted by Bianchigirll View Post
Those things are cool but in a real creepy way.
BG, The last one is completely wind-powered... Ben.
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Old 04-10-20, 04:23 PM
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I'd like one of these for Halloween. Preferably the second version. It's self-righting.

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What a clever mind!
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Nightmare fuel!

Interesting and artistic, but what must this man dream of at night? Legs??
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Brilliant.

Envision the first one with outer skin as Centaur. Horse bottom, bare chested and walking.. er, riding into the local saloon. Lol
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I’ve always liked the Strandbeest. My kid has a model of it somewhere.

Here’s another bike version.

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Originally Posted by Spaghetti Legs View Post
I’ve always liked the Strandbeest. My kid has a model of it somewhere.

Here’s another bike version.

https://youtu.be/YA6GSD4OOkw
SL yes, the same concept...only people-powered.
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Weighs 17 lbs and descends like it's on rails!

OK, maybe not. But it's clever.
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