It’s a cardboard bike that costs $15 and doesn’t get soggy in the rain.
By folding over sheets to double their strength, the inventor says the bicycle is durable, waterproof and costs very little to produce. Everything apart from the brakes and chain is cardboard–including the seat.
It is covered with a waterproof resin then painted.
Some say it could become a cheap form of transportation in rural Third World regions as well as being the ultimate green machine.
Izhar says: “Like Henry Ford who made the car available to anybody, this bike is going to be cheap and available to any child in the world, including children in Africa who walk dozens of miles to school every day.”