Coaster Sled Rides Like Bike (Apr, 1932)

Coaster Sled Rides Like Bike

WHAT amounts to a cross between a bicycle and a coaster sled was recently introduced for the delectation of winter sports enthusiasts. Designed for rapid travel down an incline or on either ice or snow, the device has a single runner with handle bars and foot-brake, as shown in the photo at right. The sturdy frame will easily support a 200-lb. man.

  1. Myles says: April 29, 20088:30 am

    It looks like the foot brake is a foot. I believe this invention will achieve “rapid travel” down an incline of ice, but an option for steering might be nice.

  2. pignouf says: April 29, 200812:42 pm

    Votre blog est ma cure de bonne humeur quotidienne. MERCI et continuez à me ravir de la sorte !
    A bientôt.

  3. mike brisendine says: April 29, 20085:23 pm

    What a nice message from French speaking reader. Since I don’t speak the language I used Google translator, I hope it’s close.

    Your blog is my cure in a good mood every day. Thank you and continue to delight me that way!
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  4. Charlie says: April 29, 20087:11 pm

    Wow, that is really sweet.

    Merci Pignouf

  5. nlpnt says: April 30, 20085:50 am

    I’d like to see her race against the guy with the 1922 version.

  6. StanFlouride says: April 30, 200810:16 am

    Wouldn’t her dress be up around her waist after the first 10 feet?

  7. Charlie says: April 30, 200810:19 am

    Stan: One can hope…

  8. Eamon says: April 30, 20086:10 pm

    Why is she wearing a dress in the first place? Seems like a short dress and heels aren’t the best snow apparel.

  9. Rick Auricchio says: April 30, 20087:53 pm

    How would one stay balanced? This looks like sitting on a big ice-skate.

  10. Cleanser says: May 7, 200811:03 am

    High heels and a skirt, just what every woman wears for winter sports!

    I love how Modern Mechanix never decided to say, “You know, this would probably kill you if you actually tried to use it…” This calls out for a comment like that as few of their articles do.

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