The trend toward budget-friendly transportation has taken many twists and turns in recent decades. We can now eschew extreme gas prices with solar-powered cars or fly across Europe for mere pennies thanks to low-cost, no-frills airlines. But one Israeli inventor has dreamed up a transportation innovation with the fewest frills imaginable.
Fifty-year-old Izhar Gafni has reimagined the classic form of the bicycle, telling Reuters that his latest prototype of a cheaper, greener, lighter, stronger and socially-beneficial bicycle will begin rolling off mass production lines in a few months. The catch? The bike is made entirely out of cardboard.