This Messerschmitt Is Super Sweet

Published on May 22nd, 2014 | by

May 22nd, 2014 by

 
Messerschmitt

This isn’t quite a bike, but it’s pedal-powered and it’s awesome. It’s apparently called a Messerschmitt and it’s quite old, but the new thing about the one below is that it’s powered by human muscle and a bit of electricity. Here are more details from Jo Borras:

Pedal-powered Messerschmitt is a Historic Human Hybrid (via Gas 2.0)

In the years that followed World War II, Europe, Japan, Russia, and even China and Korea (which I include specifically because most Americans have no idea what happened there) were busy rebuilding their war-torn cities. With limited resources and even…