He escapes a particularly stupid death in a Velomobile 4

Because of a very small road irregularity, this strange machine almost caused the death of its pilot.

Do you know the Velomobile ? It is a vehicle using the force of pedaling, designed around an ultra-light structure and a three-wheeled architecture, like a recumbent tricycle. The Go One Evo-R model, visible in the video below, trades from 8,000 euros (and from 10,000 € for the ultra-light version). Yes, it is more expensive than a Dacia Sandero with a few options.

And depending on the type of surface, the Velomobile can also play nasty tricks. A user has just had the bitter experience of it, while he was driving his machine along a road. The rear wheel was on a painted line on the ground, it slipped on a particularly low grip part. The Velomobile then lay down on the road, dangerously approaching the opposite lane where a truck was arriving …

For a few centimeters

For only a few centimeters, the Vélomobile pilot comes out with only a very big fright. And a big repair bill: according to him, changing the windshield and broken mechanisms will cost $ 7,000! The price of a repair on a large luxury car …