Months ago, the 3Yen reported about “Is Japan Cool—Toilets” and this Toilet Bike Neo
Japan Creates a Poo-Powered Trike
WIRED.com | Sept. 9, 2012
Toilet Bike Neo debuted in Japan last week. The Neo, a product of three years of research, development and design, is based on a 250cc trike, with a built-in toilet for a seat. The rider does not contribute to the fuel supply of purified and compressed livestock waste ...more…
In all the press reports of the past few weeks like the one from WIRED.com above, theToilet Bike Neo was described as being “debuted” when it was already unveiled last October. Strange.
However, none of the recent news reports seemed to notice that in this static promotional photo of the “Neo” the rider was wearing poop protection—a helmet with cute white poo on top or that the toilet bike featured Sasquatch-size toilet paper.
Waaaay back in October of 2011, Toto took the Toilet Bike Neo out on its first promotional tour of 1,500 km that crisscrossed Japan—This month’s press barrage is hardly the “debut” that the recent news reports claim.
Check out the Tokyo TV commercials and video of the Toilet Bike Neo in action in our Comments section…