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The Scooter Backpack Arrives

Mountain-bike scooter folds into pack

After what must have been years of waiting, hikers can finally buy a backpack that turns into a scooter. The Bergmönch, a new hybrid of backpack and off-road scooter, folds up and collapses into a hiking pack. That means you won't tire your legs out on the way back down the mountain—and all for just $2,150. The scooter has no pedals and is designed with a larger front wheel for downhill riding. According to Wired's Gadet Lab, the contraption weighs 20 pounds. So should you decide to bring any other gear, not to mention food or water, the scooter might not be the most practical piece of equipment.

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