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It’s a crummy photo but there is a tree in it. Get this- there’s been a growing trend for wooden bicycles.
These particular ones are part of a bike loan scheme next to the main Dutch airport.
Bikes made of wood that you can borrow.
Many people travel a long way to work at the schipol airport from all over the country. They get to work by train but may need to make short journeys for work so the bikes are available to rent.
They don’t rust like a conventional bike. They can be biodegraded and the wheels and other metal parts reused.
That’s a cool idea.
Have you ever seen any strange materials in regular things?
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