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28 July 2009
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Shweeb Monorail: Pedal-Powered Fun Ride

In New Zealand, near Lake Rotorua, is the world's first pedal monorail Shweeb. It consists of two 200metre long overhead rail circuits that vary in height between two and four meters above the ground. Under the tracks hang high performance pedal powered vehicles moving in a transparent single capsule. Each capsule is propelled by the occupant. However, despite the fact that muscle strength is the only engine of the capsule, it can accelerate to 45 km/h, and easily overcomes the road risks.

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