An Electric Bike That Rides On Top of Water

Where You're Going, You Don't Need Roads...

By Hadley Tomicki ·

Jesus walked on water.

You're choosing to bike on it instead.

Which, to be honest, sounds faster.

The universe will find out once you’re atop the Manta5 Hydrofoiler S3, a fairly crazy contraption that is best described as a bicycle that rides on top of water. Because that’s exactly what it is.

Technically, these things are called hydrofoilers. Which is good to know. Because people are going to ask. It’s not everyday they see someone pedaling over water and gliding over waves at twelve miles an hour using the same technology as the sailboats in America’s Cup, with help from a no-pedaling-needed throttle mode you control through Bluetooth.

Whew. We’re winded just describing it.

As for you, you’ll finally be free. To roam-by-bike to your heart’s content without lanes or cars or car doors or small woodland creatures getting in the way of your ride.

And you’ll feel good doing it. Because you’re engaging in an exhilarating water-based activity without bothering everyone else with engine noise or pesky destabilizing wakes like all those jet-skiers and motor-boaters. And don't even get us started on the parasailers.

Also, no more finding yourself stranded on some sweltering hill trying to get a signal to your GPS so you can figure out where in the world you are.


No more hills.

Hadley Tomicki

Hadley Tomicki lives in Los Angeles. He is probably going nowhere on the 10 Freeway this very second.

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