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New Hydrocycle Lets You Bike In Waters

A new Hydrocycle is out on the market, it’s basically a watercraft that lets you “ride it” much like riding a bicycle, except you’ll be in water. The rider will move the pedals in a clockwise fashion to spin a 12″ propeller, allowing the Hydrocycle to drive smoothly on rivers, lakes, or even oceans at speeds up to six miles per hour. The Hydrocycle uses polyethylene pontoons that were developed by a professional canoe designer for optimum buoyancy (don’t worry, you won’t have to hold your breath to stay afloat)!

What’s even cooler is that this Hydrocycle can operate in less than a foot of water. The water bicycle can also hand 3 foot ocean swells. Regardless, all users should definitely wear a life jacket and know how to swim, as you can never be too careful when you are in the ocean. The 17″ powder-coated aluminum frame comes with a quick release seat clamp that will adjust the seat height for different sized people.

The Hydrocycle will also have twin storage compartments alongside a cup holder to prevent your important gear from water damage. Now here’s the catch, the machine will cost you $3,600. Not sure how many people would be willing to pay that price just yet but we may find the company drive the price down to increase sales. See the video below to find out how people use to bike on waters!

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Photo Courtesy of BLmiers