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    Official: Local Motors Verrado Electric Trike drifts past Kickstarter goal

    Well, it looks like Local Motors has blown by its fundraising goal for its Verrado Electric Drift Bike by a cool $6,000 so far. Riding sideways, of course. As it should be. The company put its electric drift trike on Kickstarter earlier this month and raised 50 percent of its $20,000 goal within ...

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    Google using trikes and boats for Street View of the Amazon Rainforest

    Ever wonder what it's like to hike across the massive Amazon Rainforest, the most species-rich tract of land in the world? Well, wonder no more 'cause Google Street View will take you inside the tropical rainforest, which is shortlisted as one of the 7 Wonders of Nature by the New Seven Wonders ...

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    Ajiro bamboo tricycle is an emissions-removing three-wheeled dream

    Dreamed up by Monash University industrial design student, Alexander Vittouris, the Ajiro bamboo tricycle is one of the most intriguing modes of transport we've ever seen. On looks alone, the Ajiro is impressive. But it's Vittouris' approach to design that could revolutionize the world. You see, ...

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    Why do so many green cars have only three wheels?

    You may have noticed that a lot of new "green" cars not only lack a large carbon footprint but they also seem to be missing something else; a fourth wheel. Recently the three-wheel configuration has been appearing in various forms of vehicles, from the space-age Aptera to the ...

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    Running-powered jumpbike tricycle thing - looks fun and dorky

    You remember the whole debate about whether, for short-distance trips, driving or walking is better for the environment? I want those calculations reconfigured with one of these three-wheeled running bikes factored in. A Designboom reader submitted this new idea for human-powered transportation. ...

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    Hmmm... I wonder what we could mount this jet engine to...

    I don't know anything about the Sinclair C5. I had never even heard of the machine until today, but here is what I have figured out: three wheels, 12 volt electric power, about 15 miles per hour. Looks a bit odd, and not very comfortable. But, judging from the specifications, I don't think it was ...


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