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      Flying bicycle debuted in Czech Republic

      The six propellers allow the bicycle to take flight. Photo: Czech TV/CNN

      A trio of companies in the Czech Republic have teamed up to create a bicycle so modern, its tires barely wear out.

      That's because the bicycle can fly.

      The three companies debuted their flying bicycle Wednesday at a convention hall in Prague, sending their creation into flight for 5 minutes.

      A person wasn't in the saddle for this demo run; rather, a dummy took the ride on the remote-controlled bicycle. According to National Post, the bike weighs 95 kilograms and is powered by six propellers.