This Is a Bicycle Escalator
Bike riding is very popular in Norway, especially in the city of Trondheim. But there's a steep hill in that city called the Brubakken that most bicyclists won't try to climb. It's just too steep. So in 1993, the city built a bicycle escalator. It recently upgraded the escalator into the one you see pictured here. It's a lift that moves at about 3.4 miles per hour up a 427-foot hill with a gradient of about 10-18º.