Published on December 17th, 2008 | by Ariel Schwartz2
Japan's Automated Eco Cycle Parks Bikes Underground
One major deterrent for city bicyclists is lack of parking. Some Japanese cities have taken it upon themselves to remedy the problem with the Eco Cycle, a profoundly weird machine that takes your bike and parks it underground for safe-keeping. The Eco Cycle costs 2,600 yen for a monthly ticket. What do you think— would you trust your bike here?
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