Alt Bike Culture - Freakbikes that use non-bike stuff in them?
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06-13-08, 04:00 PM
I'm doing a research project: Freakbikes that use equipment that is not from a bike. Some examples would be my Long Chainey or AZ's overkill (tire wheel), Chunk's amphibious quad (squirrel fan), or a bedframe tallbike.
Can you think of any more?
06-13-08, 04:36 PM
There was an Austin Craigslist ad a while back for a recumbent that used parts of a shopping cart. And of course, people have combined bicycles and shopping carts, I think there's an instructable on that.
And if you look at the mobile art-type shows, there's all kinds of things that might or might not be considered bicycles that incorporate everything you can imagine.
06-13-08, 04:42 PM
oooh, great idea for a thread.
too bad the only ones i can think of all come back to you, payphone.
my favorite, tho, would have to be that tallbike made out of junk, all welded together and looking barely ridable...
06-13-08, 04:44 PM
How about that kid that made a bike completely out of wood.
06-13-08, 09:38 PM
no one's mentioned steering wheels...
06-13-08, 09:54 PM
06-14-08, 12:37 AM
Hawww Haawww Haawww!!!!!!
Back in the 70's I used a piece of manure spreader frame to make my first low rider AKA recumbent, after I saw the Ground Hugger in Popular Mechanics magazine.
06-14-08, 09:36 AM
i have a spoon as a chaintensioner
06-15-08, 01:10 PM
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