As a bicycle that can run on snow , several products such as "KtracK " and " Bike Snowboard " are already on sale. But isn't there ever a bicycle that can run on ice?
But this year, the "Buffalo Icecycle" has arrived. This is a bicycle that many people have been waiting for (?) Can run on ice. Even people who are not good at skating can easily experience ice sports.
The rear wheels of the "Buffalo Icecycle" are studless tires with spike pins, allowing you to move forward powerfully without slipping even on ice.
The front wheels are equipped with skate blades that can be turned by turning the steering wheel.
In addition, four blades are attached to the frame at the bottom of the bicycle to stabilize the bicycle. The size is 1.7 meters in total length and 60 cm in width, which is quite large. The stability is so high that even people who ride for the first time can quickly get the hang of it and run.
If you skate on the ice while straddling the saddle of "Buffalo Icecycle" and wearing "SEIMEI" by Onmyoji and "Ballade No. 1 in G minor" by Chopin, even people who are not good at skating can understand Yuzuru Hanyu's feelings a little. ... maybe.
In addition to blue, there are three color variations, orange and mint green. It can be purchased from the US online shopping site Hammacher Schlemmer. The price is 2,500 dollars (about 300,000 yen), but a separate shipping fee to Japan of 550 dollars (about 66,000 yen) is required.