The Greater German Pedalless Solution

by editors on September 5, 2012

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Those crazy germans have designed a bike that completely eliminates the need for dirty chains, cranks, seat posts, seats, and silly pedals. It’s called the FLIZ pedal-less bike, according to a story on

While it’s not the most practical bike-variation I’ve seen, it has the benefit of actually working, unlike some other prototypes. I doubt it’ll catch on because, unlike on a bike, you have no gearing, but it’s still an interesting idea.

One upside is an incredibly high bottom bracket height. Wonder if they’ll ever make a mountain bike version? To see this in action follow the jump for video evidence.

[Link: Fliz via Treehugger]

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