http://www.combatreform.com/atb.htm You all may find this of interest. Despite many misgivings, the Long War (to borrow that phrase) is upon us. We should, as a society, consider the other (non-pleasure) applications of things as simple as bicycles. Spread them out to the many, develop competitions, etc. Put a little sense back into phys ed for kids. It makes sense to me to have a pack horse like this. I sure admire a folding bike that can take some and keep coming back for more. After the coastal evacuation last year (hundreds, maybe thousands of stranded vehicles in Texas) I know I'd sure feel a lot better about chances with a few of these thrown in the back for the family. It isn't hard to imagine other scenarios. 7 mph riding sure beats 2 mph walking.