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Human-Powered Trucks

June 8th, 2009, 1:39 pm

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Kinda cool.

Maybe not too practical, but more so than the Mercedes concept project (at least these perform actual work, and are for sale). Opens up some whimsical "what-if" scenarios about what a human powered heavy dump truck, or eighteen-wheeler variant might look like ... a bulldozer? Shades of 20-Mule Team Borax days.

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optional electric auxiliary motor (for all models)

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June 8th, 2009, 3:38 pm

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I love the rickshaw version. That could be popular in the US soon. I'd like to see a Zamboni too.

It is a good idea. I can imagine some recreational uses for one of these.

Re: Human-Powered Trucks

May 18th, 2017, 1:12 pm

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I can't help but think that they need a much larger gear reduction ratio, at least for our hills.

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May 18th, 2017, 6:40 pm

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Wow! Bringing back a post from '09!
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