Many are accredited with the invention of the bicycle and its various designs. There were many bicycle prototypes dating back to the 15th century. However, the two wheel device that we know so well today did not make an appearance until 1817. Karl Drais created a device that was affordable and also practical. The device has a steer-able front wheel, and is the first appearance of the ...
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...heir Huffy bikes airborne to escape the government men that are chasing them. Excitingly enough, scientists have predicted that flying bikes should be here by 2017. Scientists are introducing an Aero-X flying bike that will be able to transport two people at 10 feet at up to 72 KPH(20 meters per second). The bike will be built by a California based company who is aiming to sell the bike for around $85,000. Carbon fiber rotors take the place of wheels so the bike can take off vertically without the need of forward speed or a runway. The Aero-X flying bike will also be able carry up to 140 KG(308 LBS). It seems as though the physical science principles relevant to this device during its appearance in 1817 are still relevant to modern physics, and can be used as an illustration to all essential physical processes used to observe and understand its impact on daily life.
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