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SkepticJ
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Oct4-05, 05:22 PM
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Quote Quote by jimmy1200
this will be interesting.
okay. there is this japanese manga called AIR GEAR by oh great!. its excellent and its about inline skaters who use skates that have motorized wheels. the skates also have air cushion suspension and blah blah. the speed depends on how much force you apply downward onto the wheels or something like that. well anyways. can this be made?
All the currently existing motors I know of wouldn't be strong enough to do anything beyond perhaps a slow roll on level ground. However, I've read about Drexler motors, and they'd easily be strong enough to power such skates. I'm afraid you'll have to wait decades for technology to get up to this level though, sorry.