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Old 03-02-11, 01:19 PM   #1
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The Drum Bike

This is my all time favorite alt bike It used to make an appearance at the Second Saturday art festival, held monthly in Sacramento. This is one of my rides with this group:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6mHUpb_Ce_4

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Is that a wheeled platform pulled by two bikes, or a two-person-powered four-wheeled vehicle? It's hard to see in the video.
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Is that a wheeled platform pulled by two bikes, or a two-person-powered four-wheeled vehicle? It's hard to see in the video.
It's the latter. I think the owner welded two bikes to the platform in the middle.
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That's pretty cool!
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That's pretty cool!
Thanks I'll be keeping an eye out for this bike at this year's Amgen Tour of California. The last time I saw this bike was at the 2009 TOC Lifestyle Festival.
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