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Cool Cardboard Bike

You've seen paper airplanes before, but I bet you've never seen a fully operational cardboard bike.

An Israeli inventor named Izhar Gafni has a brain that must be firing on more synapses than mine. When he heard a story about some folks who made a canoe out of cardboard, he didn't just say "that's cool" and get immediately distracted.

He wondered if he could make a bicycle out of cardboard, and it turned out he could!

It's pretty amazing. It looks like a bike, is durable, and is cheap to make....with just $9 worth of cardboard!  He figures he'll be able to sell them for $80 to $90.

All I know is I would love to have one to ride in Madison's Ride the Drive events! But first I'd have to get a rack and attach it to my cardboard car.

Izhar cardboard bike project from Giora Kariv on Vimeo.



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