Step 8: The Future of Transportation

Waiting for the middle class to change their 'fuelish ways' may take too long. People will not stop driving cars until they have no money. Then it will be too late to buy an expensive cycle truck, because the environment will be out of control by that time. If you want people to use these machines, you have to make them cheap enough for the people that need them now.

I want several people in every town to build them out of recycled bikes, it is going to take a war time effort to get ready for a world with out oil. If I could sell my paintings I would buy more tools and materials to build more bikes, and give them away to people that need them now.

<p>I wish I had one of these.</p>
<p>I wish some bicycle company like Sun bicycles would make them. But it takes years to get them interested in a new concept. Just look at ow long it took for the Extra-cycle. Now several company make them. Write them letters.</p><p>see more bicycles of the future here <a href="http://commutercycling.blogspot.com/2011/08/ultimate-utility-bike.html" rel="nofollow">http://commutercycling.blogspot.com/2011/08/ultimate-utility-bike.html</a></p><p>and ask these people how much they would charge to build one <a href="http://hpm.catoregon.org/" rel="nofollow">http://hpm.catoregon.org/</a></p><p>I would make them my self, but no one would be willing to pay $3000 for the parts and labor.</p>
<p>I could build the frame for about $800... I will have to do some math.</p>
<p>Looks like about $500 worth of parts plus labor and wheels etc.</p>

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