Transportation

Bi-Cycle is an Accident Waiting to Happen

Imagine you had two unicycles with handlebars. You take a big metal bar, about four-feet long and weld the two unicycles together. Essentially, you now have a Bi-Cycle, a bike built for two dumbasses with a lot of money to spend. apparently it works just fine if you trust each other and pedal/steer carefully. I’d like to see a pro ...

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The Burnout Machine

Ever seen a radical car do a crazy burn out in the movies? It seems Steven Laurie was big on watching that kind of stuff. So big that he decided to make his very own Burnout Machine. It looks like a moving dolly mixed with a lawnmower to be quite honest. The machine works by powering it up and revving ...

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BMW Gina Is Not Flame-Retardant

BMW’s new concept car GINA Light Visionary Model is remarkably innovative. It’s a shape-shifting car covered with seamless fabric stretched over a movable metal frame that allowing the driver to change the car’s form at will. The fabric is water resistant and durable. However, setting fire to it is a different story. There are no plans for the fabric-enveloped car ...

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Blood Sugar Monitor On Your Dashboard

If you’re one of the many who suffer from diabetes and your glucose levels are so sporadic that driving any distance could lead to unpredictable results, then this device is for you. Medtronic Diabetes unveiled its new car, a Lincoln equipped with a system that wirelessly associates your glucose monitor with a screen on the dashboard to make driving safer ...

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Pumpin’: CO2 Emission Tracker For Your Bike

So, it’s “Bike To Work” day in Japan on June 11th. I was under the impression that most workers in Japan already biked to work due to an insane population on such a tiny island. I guess not, because surely enough, it’s going on while I type this. The crew over at Treehugger.com have brought to my attention Bridgestone’s new ...

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The ‘360’ With No Games, Just Style

Combining surfing, snowboarding and skateboarding, designer Francesco Sommacal has come up with the mother of extreme sports. Winner of the 2007 Volvo Sportdesign Concept Award, the “360” is the all-in-one sports activity. Not to be confused with the Xbox 360, the 360’s ‘board’ has the users feet rest on a platform/slot in the center of the wheel as opposed to ...

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Teddy Bear Backseat Driver

iXs Research Corporation unveiled the prototype robot teddy that provides spoken directions to the driver while making distracting gestures. It’d be cool if it did pelvic thrusts every time you came to your exit but no, this bear isn’t down to party. It’s got an alcohol detection sensor in its neck and will snitch on you in a moments notice. ...

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El Scorpion Es Muy Caliente!

This Ferrari look-alike is the hottest eco-friendly car in existence. Proving that an automobile doesn’t have to run on fossil fuels to look stylish, the Ronn Motor Company has broken the mold that has plagued most environmental friendly vehicles. Running on hydrogen instead of fuel, the Scorpion is the poster-child for alternative solutions to abandoning fossil fuels altogether. Packed with ...

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Riding Rails With RailRunner

Though it’s not the first vehicle designed to ride on abandoned railroad tracks, the RailRunner is certainly the best looking. Using the power of pedaling, this two-seat vehicle can take you up and down town. Need more room? A 4-seat version is indeed available. The wheels closely resemble Skyway Tuff II wheels that were used on many BMX bikes back ...

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Green Wheels: The Enertia Electric Motorbike

Half-motorcycle, half-Prius, the Enertia motorbike is bound to turn heads. With a striking design reminiscent of some Harley-Davidson and Triumph models, this bad boy only does 50 MPH top speed, which may disappoint some. Then you’ll realize it’s a 100-percent electric bike with a bunch of batteries, right as you pass that Sunoco gas station with premium hitting $4.73 a ...

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