The Shweeb Velodrome…  Shweet!

I know this isn’t new or anything but I just came across it and busted a gut.  It’s some kind of monorail/cycletrack at the Argodome in New Zealand.Here’s what they  say about it:

"The Shweeb Velodrome is the world’s first human-powered monorail racetrack. It consists of two 200metre long overhead rail circuits that vary in height between two and four meters above the ground. Under the tracks hang high performance pedal powered vehicles. Between one and five vehicles can be loaded onto each track enabling teams to race each other or race against the clock.”

Here’s a video of the Shweeb on YouTube.  Looks fun…  but I think I’d rather just ride the old fashioned way.  You know, like on a real velodrome.
The Shweeb Velodrome…  Shweet!

I know this isn’t new or anything but I just came across it and busted a gut.  It’s some kind of monorail/cycletrack at the Argodome in New Zealand.Here’s what they  say about it:

"The Shweeb Velodrome is the world’s first human-powered monorail racetrack. It consists of two 200metre long overhead rail circuits that vary in height between two and four meters above the ground. Under the tracks hang high performance pedal powered vehicles. Between one and five vehicles can be loaded onto each track enabling teams to race each other or race against the clock.”

Here’s a video of the Shweeb on YouTube.  Looks fun…  but I think I’d rather just ride the old fashioned way.  You know, like on a real velodrome.

The Shweeb Velodrome… Shweet!


I know this isn’t new or anything but I just came across it and busted a gut. It’s some kind of monorail/cycletrack at the Argodome in New Zealand.Here’s what they say about it:

"The Shweeb Velodrome is the world’s first human-powered monorail racetrack. It consists of two 200metre long overhead rail circuits that vary in height between two and four meters above the ground. Under the tracks hang high performance pedal powered vehicles. Between one and five vehicles can be loaded onto each track enabling teams to race each other or race against the clock.”

Here’s a video of the Shweeb on YouTube. Looks fun… but I think I’d rather just ride the old fashioned way. You know, like on a real velodrome.

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    (via ridetheblackline) You know, I didn’t need another reason to go to New Zealand but I got one.
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    Here’s a video of the Shweeb on YouTube
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    Great stuff and no pollution.


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