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Even Robots Can Ride Fixed Gear.

November 21, 2011

This has got to be one of the cutest non-organisms I’ve ever seen in my life. But I suppose if it involves a bike, I tend to be a bit biased.

“At this year’s International Robot Exhibition, Masahiko Yamaguchi demonstrated a smallish robot–maybe a foot high or so–that is able to ride a fixed-gear bike, like a 2011 version of the opening scene from The Muppet Movie (and there’s a Muppet movie coming out this year, too! Sorry sorry. Back to robots.) What’s especially impressive is that the robot is capable of biking just like a human–it moves and brakes solely through the strength of its own adorable little body.”

Click on the link to read the full article and watch the video. See this little guy in action!: http://www.popsci.com/technology/article/2011-11/video-adorable-robot-rides-fixed-gear-bicycle

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