Japan invents the tricycle, again and again

Last year we reported that: Toyota invents the tricycle (3Yen / 2013-03-07).
Now Japan’s Katayama Kogyo is touting their new electric motor-assisted standing ‘Walking Bicycle”—even though it has three wheels (continued).

 

According to The Daily Mail (2014-Apr-30):
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Motorised Walking Bicycle combines scooter and cross-trainer The standing-style “Walking Bicycle”features an electric motor capable of speeds of up to 15mph (24km/h)goes on sale in July for $3,000continues...

Watch a short, 2 minute, Japanese news video of the “Walking Bicycle” in action:

Click to view on tv-tokyo.co.jp.
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Learn more about Japan Inc’s previous tries at inventing the tricycle including:
Ginormous dock for your smartphone (3Yen / 2012-10-04/)
Toyota’s 3-wheeled electric wheelchair ‘car’ (3Yen / 2009-06-28)
Toyota’s trike is proclaimed the coolest (3Yen / 2005-11-17)

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