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    Strandbeest-style walking motion - GIF and videos

    Theo Jansen is a physicist student-turned-artist who makes large walking kinetic sculptures called Strandbeest, like this:


    This walking motion can be applied to bicycles:


    A video of a bicycle with wheels walking:


    Homemade drill-powered walking machine:

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    take the rubber tips off and replace with sharp spikes and make a yard aerator de-thatching machine
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    Is that an...ostrich? This is so weird, but I think I would like to take a ride in it. I had to look up the animal version of anthropomorphism. It's Zoomorphism.



    Look at this guy's YT channel; it's exactly what you thought it would be: https://www.youtube.com/user/jeep2003/videos

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    Awesome design..but not too comfortable drive..

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    Pretty ingenious guy and artful in his creations. His crazy cart is right up there with drift trikes in my book, and "Whats behind me, It's Not important"



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    He needs a Top Hat and greatcoat if he wants to be real steampunk!

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    Labeled as "Hamster-powered strandbeest".


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    Hamster's probably saying to himself Run Strandbeest, Run for you Life.
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    Quote Originally Posted by PJs View Post
    Hamster's probably saying to himself Run Strandbeest, Run for you Life.
    the hamster's name is ben gazara!

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