Fat Dispersal-attempt nº 40 (FD-40) has started. The rowing machine used for this epic effort generates a bit of noise, which is probably transferred to the floor it stands on. Trying not to bother the downstairs neighbors too much, I came up with a cunning plan: air suspension.

Tennis-balls seemed like good candidates for the job!


A sport-shop salesperson had a opened can lying around, so for €10,= I am now the proud owner of 4 hairy, airtight rubber balls. They are contained by grey plumbing end-stops, but the fit is not what I would like it to be. So I printed some adapters.

More pictures later. Here is the model: