Gallery: Treadmill Bike is a Creative Workout on Wheels

 

We’ve seen plenty of human-powered vehicles — from velomobile bikes to helicopters, and even hovercrafts — but the latest contraption to come down the pipeline is perhaps the strangest one yet: the treadmill bike. Designed by Bicycle Forest, the bike offers a a creative alternative to both traditional biking and running on a treadmill in the gym.

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  1. Mark_g April 6, 2010 at 11:42 am

    WOW what a ridiculous idea. They have taken the totally impact-free act of running and added a machine that requires energy and resources to produce yet it does not improve the efficiency or usefullness as a mode of transport when compared to walking or running.

    This can not be considered smart or green design by any stretch of the imagination.

  2. yawn April 5, 2010 at 5:21 pm

    Wow! This is so much better than the last time we saw it… 4 years ago.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7hmVQc91yVE

  3. d_roo April 5, 2010 at 5:02 pm

    I love the Bicycle Forest! I once saw their Couchbike out on the street and it made my day.

  4. sammyBoy April 5, 2010 at 4:16 pm

    If only I could run out side…..

    April the first people, THE FIRST. At least try and be on time.

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