Recumbent bike is its own biggest fan

Jul 4, 2007
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If you thought propellers were just for old planes and geeky hats, then you might want to think again.  Take one MIT student, Damon Vander Lind, one three-wheeler made from chromemoly tubing and one bloody large propeller and strap them all together to make an eco-friendly fan-propelled and pedal-powered trike.

Make sure to check out the video after the cut!

Part of the DIY Rally 2007, the Propeller Trike uses a 7ft prop and salvaged bike parts.  The propeller blades actually light up at night, thanks to embedded LEDs.  I guess that's one way to stop small children from trying to walk into them!

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