If you’ve ever dreamed of levitating out of traffic when cycling to work, your dreams may soon come true. Three Czech companies have joined forces to develop a helicopter/bicycle hybrid, complete with giant propellers above the front and rear wheels. Although the bike isn’t quite ready to carry a human on board, it has already been tested by remote control and it can fly for five minutes straight.
The helicopter bike prototype may look a little like the rider is transporting two wind turbines, but those cage-protected propellers create enough power to lift the bike vertically into flight. Weighing in at 209 pounds, the prototype has two large battery-operated propellers on the front and back, and one smaller propeller on each side which is supposed to give steering control in addition to flight.
The invention of the “Standup Varibike” is diverse and somehow brilliant. Probably no other outdoor sports equipment offers that much variety, flexibility and fun. In addition, it is convenient for getting around like a scooter. However, it is a much more effective and diverse. Finally, the arms can be used in a synchron or alternate […]
The WG Grill is the world’s most robust portable camping grill. Consisting of only two pieces, a rollable surface and a collapsible frame, it takes mere seconds to set up and is fully height adjustable. It is as compact as your water bottle and made entirely of stainless steel, and perfect for your next trip […]
UrbaNext is an all-in-one, 60 second solution to convert your traditional bike into an electric bike with a 30 mile range and a 20mph top speed. UrbaNext works great on road bikes, mountain bikes, bmx bikes, beach cruisers, etc. Install UrbaNext in under a minute, swap out batteries in one simple click and squeeze the […]
Are biodegradable cars the next step in environmentally-friendly motoring? A team of students at the Eindhoven University of Technology just unveiled a biodegradable car made out of beet sugar and flax. Weighing just 684 pounds, the lightweight, eco-friendly vehicle can travel up to 50 miles per hour. According to Reuters, the only components not made […]