Bicycle made of paper, would you buy? $20..

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  1. Bert.

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  2. putting in work

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    I don't know about that...
     
  3. cubanref

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    Looks cool but what happens when it starts raining while you're riding the bike
     
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  4. curbsideprophet

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    I read the article.

    Looks pretty cool, but just like most 'outside the box' inventions, I just don't see this having much mass consumer appeal.

    People will be too much like [​IMG]
     
  5. Bert.

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    its coated where its waterproof and i think burn proof. its in the article
     
  6. lyonbc1

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    Very cool idea.....I actually think (idealistically) something cheap, and durable as this seems to be COULD help a bit with the obesity problems we have in the States especially....some people may not be able to afford a standard bike but for 20 bucks? thats 2-3 trips to McDonalds so there isn't even a financial burden to this....hopefully this takes off but sadly I doubt it will b/c of public perception
     
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  7. picasso swerve

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    Help the obesity problem? Would the bike even support someone 250+ pounds? (did not read article)
     
  8. alchemist iq

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    He should sell the idea to IKEA. I'll cop for novelty.
     
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  9. captnaj phd

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    That's interesting...I'd buy one just to say I have it. Not sure about riding it around West Philly though...I'd get a few looks to say the least, and even worse actually might get the ************ stolen running into a corner store real quick.

    EDIT: Read the article...even more fascinating than I thought. Apparently the material for the bike can be submerged in wa--you know what, if you didn't check it out, you don't deserve to know. [​IMG]

    Anyway, this could potentially change a lot. I dig it. [​IMG]
     
     
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  10. ballahb

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    If I knew how to ride a bike...i'd get it
     
  11. jayhood23

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    If you fall riding that you can count on broken bones and paper cuts
     
  12. weekz

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    for $20 i don't see why not
     
  13. papageorgeo510

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    I'll buy one!
     
  14. rico x hood

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    Would cop an display.
     
  15. omgitswes

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    I'd buy one and use at as decoration. Thing looks cool to me
     
  16. af1 jordan collecterz

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    Ill buy one, but i would keep it deadstock.
     
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  18. carver

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    Recycle a new way of riding
     
  19. Bert.

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    well if its cheap than it doesnt matter, if it lasts at least a year id consider it a good buy then you can just spend another $20 for a new one.
     
  20. thadocta

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    the hipsters will eat this up