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Old 09-25-05, 11:02 AM   #1
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I searched BF for pedal-paddle and found nothing, so here it is: My friend tripped across a storefront in downtown Minneapolis displaying this rig. Talk about exposing your bike to water!

http://www.pedal-paddle.com/
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Old 09-25-05, 03:58 PM   #2
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Thats pretty cool. I think it could potentially be fun for a while. It reminds me of the time when I was maybe 10 or so, and I rode my old bicycle straight into a lake (intentionally) while we were camping.
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Too cool, Sir! With this rig, you could keep on going!
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Oh man, that's brilliant. I can think of a couple of locations that could make a bundle renting these out. Lake of the Ozarks would be a massive place for those bike-rafts. Lots of nice places to ride, and a whole stonking huge lake to paddle around in.
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I wonder how efficient those spoke-mounted paddles are, though. Short of a chain-driven propeller that drops down like a tail, I don't think there's a better solution.
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I bet its a ***** in a crosswind, plus you would need big cahones to ride it in public....
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There's also this guy. Looks like a better design.
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I love that 4-wheel swamp buggy!
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i have one thing to say... lol
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Loves it! I'd have loved to be at the fiesta that brought out that grown-up-sized pedal-car/paddleboat. I'd just die to see that thing toodling down the road.
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I searched BF for pedal-paddle and found nothing, so here it is: My friend tripped across a storefront in downtown Minneapolis displaying this rig. Talk about exposing your bike to water!

http://www.pedal-paddle.com/
They've cut the price in half very recently. They did so 2 years ago on their 2003 models when they were making some changeover. Not sure if this is an end of season changeover cut or a permanent price cut.
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Bah! These are the way to go.
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Bah! These are the way to go.
is the blonde include?

ive seen those at apark when i wnet to all five great lakes. Never rented it because no one i was with was willing to ride those stupid looking pedal paddle thingamajig. Looks like fun
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i wish i had a bxm, tracter
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it would be fun as a fixed gear
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Old 11-13-05, 01:32 PM   #17
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Check out this page.

http://www.humanpoweredboats.com/ I like the hydrofoils.
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That is just way cool, Artkansas. I like the hydrofoils too.
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they have them called jetskis
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Oh man, that's brilliant. I can think of a couple of locations that could make a bundle renting these out. Lake of the Ozarks would be a massive place for those bike-rafts. Lots of nice places to ride, and a whole stonking huge lake to paddle around in.

that sir would be a horrible idea, Lake of the Ozarks is a power boat haven, you out on this funny little bike with skis on a big lake full of 30'+ speed boats and crusiers and houseboats, not to mention the millions of jet ski's. In a cove it'd be alright, but i think if anyone rode that out on the main lake, has a death wish.
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is the blonde include?

ive seen those at apark when i wnet to all five great lakes. Never rented it because no one i was with was willing to ride those stupid looking pedal paddle thingamajig. Looks like fun
These look cool


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searched BF for pedal-paddle and found nothing, so here it is: My friend tripped across a storefront in downtown Minneapolis displaying this rig. Talk about exposing your bike to water!

http://www.pedal-paddle.com/

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They've cut the price in half very recently. They did so 2 years ago on their 2003 models when they were making some changeover. Not sure if this is an end of season changeover cut or a permanent price cut.
A further price drop- wonder if this drop in April is a pre-going out of business sale or if the price needs be dropped to get them sold.
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Amphibious Dicycle

An amphibious Dicycle:

http://www.hydrobikes.com/waterpillar.html

Not sure about the price.

They also have other bike related water craft starting at 1499:

www.hydrobikes.com
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that sir would be a horrible idea, Lake of the Ozarks is a power boat haven, you out on this funny little bike with skis on a big lake full of 30'+ speed boats and crusiers and houseboats, not to mention the millions of jet ski's. In a cove it'd be alright, but i think if anyone rode that out on the main lake, has a death wish.
I haven't been on the Lake of the Ozarks in over twenty years and I wouldn't have pedalled one even back then. Maybe on the Osage River; I used to canoe that(and the Missouri River as well)
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