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Old 02-08-2012, 02:34 AM   #9 (permalink)
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Back in the late '90's I read in Mountain Bike Action magazine about a guy who welded a bike frame out of large diameter tubes and put an air pump/motor in one of the hubs. When braking the air was stored at higher pressure inside the airtight frame, then used to boost acceleration. Supposedly he was a teacher/professor and the bike was project for his students (but he was the one riding it).
e·co·mod·ding: the art of turning vehicles into what they should be

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