The Ktrak: half-ski, half-monitor mountain bike
We all know what you are considering: excessive ski biking is cool now? Or alternatively, who the hell would get on considered one of these? Simply take our recommendation, subsequent time you end up off-piste, maintain your eyes peeled for Ktrakers — loopy individuals who’ve purchased a common attachment that replaces the wheels of a mountain bike with a monitor drive and an non-compulsory entrance ski. Apparently the Ktrak’s insane attraction comes from its capacity to let cyclists experience over beforehand inaccessible surfaces like snow and sand, as the corporate’s movies exhibit. Due for a manufacturing run in early 2007 (priced at an inexpensive $four hundred for the monitor and $one hundred forty for the ski), the Ktrak is seemingly very straightforward to put in and experience, and provides solely 5-kilos to the typical mountain bike’s weight. Should you can handle to persuade your mind that this factor truly exists, your largest drawback goes to be getting your palms on one earlier than everybody else: to that finish, you’ll be able to reserve a package for $300, so long as you get your pre-order out earlier than January 1.
[By way of Spluch]