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Saturday, February 4, 2017

Clean energy, air-powered bike.

Meet the 14-year-old girl from Odisha who has invented a fuel-free bike. The increasing levels of carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide in the air, big cities in India have been suffocating with harmful pollutants. In these times, 14-year-old Odisha girl Tejaswini Priyadarshini has invented an ‘air bike’ which runs at up to 60 km per hour. A cylinder with 10 kg of compressed air is mounted to the back of a bicycle with no pedals. Tejaswini got this thought when she was visiting a cycle-repair shop. Fascinated by how the mechanics made use of air guns to remove the knots in the tyres, she applied the same concept of an air gun which runs on air pressure continue