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A bicycle on the water


Have you ever thought about how the plastic drums used in water dispensers could be recycled? Chinese Li Weiguo has decided to use them to turn a traditional bicycle into a comfortable pedal-powered water bike . To make the new vehicle work, the rear wheel axles have been replaced by paddles that allow the rider to propel and maneuver through the water. And to get back to ground level, all you have to do is lift the floating drums and keep pedaling.

Weiguo, who a few weeks ago demonstrated his invention in a lake in Wuhan, in the Chinese province of Hubei, plans to refine it to be able to start chain production and marketing of this ” amphibious bicycle ” soon.

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