Whacky retro mtb

Can someone shed some light on what is going on here?

evolutionary dead end

1985 Alenax TRB-5000
Ron’s Alenax Blog

here is some info you could’ve googled.

I’m still trying to work out what mechanical advantage that drive train is meant to have over a more traditional set up?

Edit: yeah I’m lazy as you all were



awful. maybe if you had knee problems? Whats the point though?

Every idiot thinks they can build a better mousetrap/ bicycle. Usually they can’t but that doesn’t stop them trying.