Check Out the Velopresso, a Pedal-Powered Espresso Cart

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Since this is the time of a leaf-choking fungus called coffee rust and we’re facing the prospect of peak espresso, it’s that much more comforting to see these crafty inventors enlisting roller-chains and belt-drives to “pull” shots and make great coffee. We’re still fans of the kid who packed a shiny, full-scale bar into the boot of his Toyota iQ and all, but this whole Velopresso setup, which may go into wide production soon, is a little more likely to slow down global warming, and by extension, help keep the coffee coming.

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