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Tuesday, May 24, 2005

Pumpabikes!

New Scientist's's article - Human-powered hydrofoil seeks jumpy riders
The first human-powered commercial hydrofoil, resembling a bizarre cross between a pogo stick and a jet ski, has gone on sale.

Riders operate the "Pumpabike" by bouncing up and down on a small platform at the rear of the contraption, whilst holding onto a steering column at the front... (video clip)

Link (via Huffington Post)

Oh boy, I want one of these for Christmas! This is the way to travel on water, and eco-friendly too! Information is a little lacking on Pumpabike's website.

(Huffington Post)

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