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  1. #1
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    Propeller Trike! (strange form of NNC)

    Other than sheer novelty I'm not sure this has any practical use or advantages over a regular bike. Looks like a fun project though.

    http://www.popularmechanics.com/home...html?series=27

    I wonder if he's taken it off any sweet jumps.
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    The only practical advantage I can see is that of chopping up roller bladers on the MUT.



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    They'll hang the bullies and the louts that dampen down the day" - EC

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    leave it to an MIT student to figure out a propeller-driven trike, but forget to put brakes on it...

    (not that you'd really need them, doesn't seem to go real fast...)
    I love the sound of cowbell in the morning.

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    I wonder how it works drafting behind him. And hell, you wouldn't want to walk into one of those blades.

    jg

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