27 October 2012

Freak Bikes

With Halloween only a few days away, I thought it might be fun to look at some "freak bikes".

Turns out, there's a page filled with images of them.

This bike caught my eye.  It was posted on Bike Thing.  The blog's author, Tyler Stickley, says, "You suck at Photoshop when you make a monstrosity like this."

The ovalized wheel alone is enough to make this the Thalidomide Baby of bicycles.  

But I wonder:  Who is pedals what on this bike?  And how does one rider's shift affect another rider's ride?

At least we know only one person can ride--and pedal--this thing:

From Yabai Bicycle Club's blog.

I can just see a member of the NYPD's Bike Patrol riding this--in 1888 or thereabouts!  Said officer might have been chasing this guy:

From Tree Hugger.

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