Treehugger: Cannondale Jacknife — Another Take on Folding Bikes

By , February 19, 2006 9:29 am

Treehugger: Cannondale Jacknife — Another Take on Folding Bikes

Was just reading this article and one of the inovations here is instead of using the standard chain drive, the drive system is hydraulic. I’ve thought many times over the years that hydraulics would be better than the chain but…

So the brain fart that just hit is: Instead of using the pedals to provide motive power, use the seat to drive the piston to motovate the machine.

Most likely impractical. Next would be to use levers instead of petals so there is no rotation, more like the sky machines or walking machines.

Just an idea or two. Back to your regularly scheduled program now…

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