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> hey anon, wanna give your opinion?
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#2 - threadz
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#3 to #2 - anon id: 1ec69ba0
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Water pipes and underground wires get in the way.
User avatar #6 to #3 - threadz
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**** water. We don't need water. We need bike parking garages.
User avatar #39 to #6 - danster
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How often do you go outside and ride your bike?
User avatar #40 to #39 - threadz
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Not very often. But I don't live in a big city, and a system like this would be great for places like chicago where everythings is in biking distance of everything else.
#42 to #3 - anon id: 45fa4fb2
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Why not make a tower like this? Surely you can have a compact storage facility like this.
#12 to #2 - anon id: 0a604854
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Probly because we have cars.
User avatar #15 to #12 - threadz
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But bikes don't have traffic jams. Or require fuel. Or much maintenance besides keeping the tires pressurized.
User avatar #25 to #15 - lookatmyhouseofwax
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Well they do require oil to keep the chains from gaining rust.
But except from that, not much maintenance.
#45 to #2 - anon id: 44944d6e
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There are ones for cars too.
User avatar #46 to #45 - threadz
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Why are we not funding those?
#134 to #2 - anon id: 30799b51
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obviously we ARE funding it. it exists, right?
User avatar #135 to #134 - threadz
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It looks CGI to me
User avatar #154 to #2 - nastoy
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Cause we're not asian
User avatar #171 to #2 - nyawgga
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Because people drive cars
User avatar #198 to #2 - JariWeis
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NHL (A big College in Leeuwarden, Holland) actually uses this.
User avatar #9 to #2 - anonymousmkiii
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1. Cost: a normal welded tube bike rack, a few hundred bucks, lasts a lifetime. This thing, i dont wanna know.
2. Maintenance: A welded tube bike rack almost never needs to be fixed.
3. Mechanical failures: If the machine breaks, good luck getting your bike back (lol)
User avatar #10 to #9 - aahrg
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I think it's a bike rental system, they are pretty common in bigger cities, but not as elaborate as this...
User avatar #11 to #10 - anonymousmkiii
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In that case, thats pretty clever. I've seen the large brick-and-mortar stores that do the same thing, but this is a great idea. Can just stick it somewhere in the middle of a sidewalk to rent a bike
User avatar #13 to #11 - aahrg
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yeah most of them just have electronic bike racks and it will automatically lock/unlock when you rent/bring back a bike.

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that's one of the services in my city, you get a membership card and swipe it at the stations
User avatar #162 to #13 - rieskimo
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I saw an article for this not too long ago, I don't remember everything to a "t" but as far as I understand this is a parking garage for bikes. I believe it is the first of its kind and I thought it was in Japan, english lettering leads me to believe otherwise.

I could definitely see a rental company using this, but I think this is a demo video from the company that made and designed this garage.
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#88 to #8 - anon id: 0dc883ce
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japan's new rival?
#140 to #8 - anon id: 61753dda
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Of course it would be in Germany
#165 to #8 - anon id: cef5cfed
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Reminds me of a WKUK sketch
User avatar #149 to #8 - wermii
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He forgot to lock his bike!
#185 to #8 - fuckmymen
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User avatar #166 to #16 - rawesome
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It looks pretty asian, and I don't think there's any asian stupid enough to do that.
User avatar #210 to #16 - rifee
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I assume you have to be of a certain age to be able to get it, and if you are dumb enough to actually get into it (assuming it doesn't have some sort of sensor to prevent it) then that's your problem. I can see how it might cause some rection in the US though, what with all the "sue everything that requires brainpower" going around.

(psstt..hyperbole...)
User avatar #163 to #16 - turboderp
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Or you have sensors to check if someone's sitting on them.....?
#24 - lovelyponyrarity
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#66 to #24 - jalthelas
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User avatar #123 - paranoidwzy
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Why is it more ECO friendly to use this then just parking you bike outside?
User avatar #125 to #123 - yusay
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Takes up less space.
User avatar #188 to #123 - monkeysniper
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Not eco in the sense of saving fuel but eco in the sense that it saves a LOT of above ground space, something that might be in short supply in a city
#161 to #123 - jvcjvc
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They call it "ECO" because it sounds cool and futuristic. Just take a look at all the ******** with the word "nano" it is ridiculous.
User avatar #181 to #161 - niggernazi
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thats wrong man

take my nano-penis for example, pretty damn cool and futuristic if you ask me
#208 to #181 - jvcjvc
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it is also very ridiculous
User avatar #124 to #123 - wallbuilder
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Bikes use up more fuel while idling outside.
#137 to #124 - nimba
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#4 - rainbowhead
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This is ******* awesome.
User avatar #189 to #4 - atma
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but who was camera
#175 to #4 - gottmanngoldfish
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He sucks at the lavafloorgame

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#17 - galaxyguy
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Relevant. Sauce is i, Robot
User avatar #87 to #17 - homelessgus
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oh ****! i left my big gulp in the cup holder!
User avatar #85 - arizonastar
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i would purposely jam machine

or maybe go in and switch the bikes around and the watch the chaos
#146 to #85 - porkmanonetwo
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One reason we dont have these-_-
User avatar #94 to #85 - welfarekid
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You are the reason for this machine.... and laws in general.
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User avatar #22 - AWAL
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Inside the machine, is actually just a black guy.
#113 to #22 - inediblefetus
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then you would never ge the bike back
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User avatar #23 to #22 - yunoknow
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it's japan. it's probably ash ketchum.