By Good News Network Tuesday, October 16, 2012
A sturdy bicycle made entirely of cardboard is an eco-friendly way to bring transportation to developing nations for just ten bucks.
A coat of waterproofing resin and a layer of gray paint makes this cheap bike look slick and operate smoothly.
Its Israeli inventor, Izhar Gafni, 50, is an expert in designing automated mass-production lines. He is an amateur cycling enthusiast who for years toyed with an idea of making a bicycle from cardboard.
He told Reuters that after much trial and error, his latest prototype has now proven itself and mass production will begin in a few months.
(READ the story from Reuters)
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