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Old 11-04-2009, 11:22 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Carbike from Poland

Yesterday I saw this in the news and googled, but found almost nothing. Here's what I have:
A guy from Kalisz, Poland has been making enclosed recumbant 3-wheeled bikes for the last 30 years, and has been exporting them to Western Europe for the last 3 years.
Carbike - Interia.pl
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This is similar to the "Infinite MPG" truck.

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Old 11-04-2009, 11:31 AM   #2 (permalink)
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It looks like a very nice product. I'm sure Darin wants one.
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It looks like a very nice product. I'm sure Darin wants one.
Of course he wants one: It looks almost like a kayak, doesn't it?
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Old 11-04-2009, 05:58 PM   #4 (permalink)
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That guy in the background- can he go faster/farther than the carbike?
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That reminds me of another member's avatar on here... it's a velobike, I think?

Nice, regardless.

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I met a guy riding one of these around town. It has a higher top speed than a bicycle, and it's much more comfortable in poor weather.

I want one, but when you can get an Insight for almost the same price, it's not a high priority.
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That reminds me of another member's avatar on here... it's a velobike, I think?.
Velomobubble of course Not really: Velomobile (US) or velomobiel (Europe)

Mine is the one photographed with a few hundred stickers here:
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I am impressed to hear this was even attempted in Poland- looks pretty well finished! That is the country that made a recumbent trike out of an old chaise lounge!
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Mine is the one photographed with a few hundred stickers here:
Sans stickers and roof in January 2005- the E-Pod:
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That Clownfish velo looks sweet. Am I correct that the white stripes are reflective, or is that just an image issue?
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That Clownfish velo looks sweet. Am I correct that the white stripes are reflective, or is that just an image issue?
I have no idea! I was admiring that velo, and when I showed a friend- "AHA! There is Nemo!" Confused, I looked up 'Nemo' and the movie fish cartoon popped up and my jaw dropped. Talk about feeling stupid!

Those photos are velos from around the world so I just posted on someone else's collection like everyone else was and no one complained!

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