Tuesday, 13 March 2012
Running Out Of Juice
I was passing our local council offices today when I saw a banner advertising an event regarding local transport, cycling and walking. What also caught my eye were some new electric bikes on show. I do cycle everyday, but I don't think I need the help of an electric motor just yet. Even though my left knee plays up sometimes.
Inside were a few stalls promoting various things. I was bemused by this cycle that when you ride it, it can make you a smoothie. To prove the point, the guy popped in a banana, some frozen berries and some orange juice. I climbed aboard, and he told me to pedal for about a minute. Which I did. He then got the jug and poured out the smoothie into a cup for me. Very nice it was too. I suggested that the next stage was for it to be plugged into the National Grid, so people could make electricity whilst they pedalled.