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The Shweeb: A Monorail Powered By You

Shweeb

If you thought bike lanes in the sky were cool, chances are you’ll be really psyched about the Shweeb, the world’s first human-powered monorail. A few creative New Zealanders designed a transportation system that would have commuters whizzing through the city in aerodynamic capsules. Shweeb riders can reach speeds up to 20 mph using less energy than it takes to walk!

You can pedal a Schweeb for yourself at the Agrodome amusement park in New Zealand, or just watch the video below to see it in action:

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Images via Shweeb.com

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