Velocars - microcars that are pedal powered


10 Responses to “Velocars - microcars that are pedal powered”

  1. MCM says:

    When I was a kid, there was nothing in the world that I wanted more than one of the pedal cars from Bugsy Malone.

  2. LightningCrash says:

    Now *this* is a wonderful thing!

    WTG BB

    election politics–

  3. brownsauce says:

    I think I’d feel slightly less retarded
    on a three wheeled bicycle with a basket.

  4. jamesgyre says:

    you’re welcome, eustace… and the dead link in my first comment is fixed here

  5. wingbatwu says:

    If only velomobiles weren’t so damned expensive…

    And if you think it’s hard to find a good locking spot for your bicycle, you’re in for a treat with a velomobile.

  6. Anonymous says:

    Ooooo! The automotive Sedan Chair. Just in from Discworld. I knew they’d get around to inventing the automobile eventually. Thank your Gods and Goddesses they got it right.

  7. jamesgyre says:

    thanks for reminding me i wanted to do a post on a few cool bicycles

    these remind me also of the mini cars, both new and Reply

  • airship says:

    Very cool.

    But your use of the term ‘interdoodles’ has brought up an interesting issue: I feel that we should all agree on a standardized ‘cute & funny’ term for the Internet. I generally use ‘Intertubes’, but I’m open to change. How about it? What term should be standardize on?

  • eustace says:

    Ooooooh. Thanx James Gyre, the link has some very cool examples, my fave being the Human Car. Wouldn’t you love to ride in one?
    And “the one”, which looks supercool, is buildable; but I know from experience that the bearings needed for the wheels cost many hundreds of dollars apiece!

    Building a shelled recumbent would be fun, Craniac, but great ghu, what a time investment.

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