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Old 09-12-2011, 11:55 PM
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Default Re: Is this happy or sad :/

Hmmm...There's got to be a way to mod a bike, or build a bike, to make it safe enough for even a blind kid to ride - as long as somebody with eyes can watch for fast-approaching trouble. Maybe a special bumper-type contraption? Maybe also a laser range-finder thing that beeps well before you're about to hit a wall?

On a related note: I think if you Google the right way, you'll read about the blind guy who learned make his own sonar clicks, just like bats do, so he could ride a bike without hitting anything. He rides on trails though, where there are no cars. He claims he can teach others how to do it.

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