Israeli invents cardboard bike… that really works
fastcodesign.com reports that an Israeli has invented a $9 Cardboard Bike that Can Support Riders Up To 485lbs. It’s 100% recycled and very lightweight, with a frame that’s stronger than carbon fiber.
Izhar Gafni has designed award winning industrial machines for peeling pomegranates and sewing shoes. He’s also a bike enthusiast who’s designed a lot of carbon fiber rigs. But one day, he’d heard about someone who’d built a cardboard canoe. The idea drilled its way into his consciousness, and ultimately, led him to create a cardboard bike called the Alfa. READ THE REST AND WATCH THE VIDEO.