Powerbike – a bicycle and a playground slide

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Powerbike – a bicycle and a playground slide

Besides the interesting artist’s statement and overview, this also looks like a fun bicycle –

“Powerbike,” is a marvel of metaphoric simplicity. The artist has devised a user-friendly installation that is a mixture of bike and playground slide. Would-be participants are encouraged to mount a ladder whose every step contains words such as “rich,” “healthy,” “handsome” or “powerful.” In doing so, they will eventually reach the photos of “dream girls” on a nearby transparent canvas. However, the effect is entirely the opposite. As the ladder is climbed, the pictures recede from view. This is because each step drives the bicycle backwards. [via] – Link.


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2 thoughts on “Powerbike – a bicycle and a playground slide

  1. Prozacgod says:

    This is really awesome, They should probably used some kind of stored energy to mitigate issues of slower and faster cyclers, perhaps a rechargeable battery system.

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