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This Messerschmitt Is Super Sweet


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…

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is the director of CleanTechnica, the most popular cleantech-focused website in the world, and Planetsave, a world-leading green and science news site. He has been covering green news of various sorts since 2008, and he has been especially focused on solar energy, electric vehicles, and wind energy since 2009.

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