“MOSHAV AHITUV, Israel (Reuters) – A bicycle made almost entirely of cardboard has the potential to change transportation habits from the world’s most congested cities to the poorest reaches of Africa, its Israeli inventor says.

Cardboard BCK 1

Izhar Gafni, 50, is an expert in designing automated mass-production lines. He is an amateur cycling enthusiast who for years toyed with an idea of making a bicycle from cardboard.

He told Reuters during a recent demonstration that after much trial and error, his latest prototype has now proven itself and mass production will begin in a few months.” …(read more @http://news.yahoo.com/cardboard-bicycle-change-world-says-israeli-inventor-090732689.html;_ylt=A2KJjamIgH1Qx2oATPzQtDMD

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