Human Powered Multiperson Pedal Mutant Vehicle Thread

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Human Powered Multiperson Pedal Mutant Vehicle Thread

Postby some seeing eye » Fri Sep 16, 2011 4:49 pm

More of this Burningman, please -

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ft1RBwo5xIk

Amsterdam is a huge bicycle city, and a huge beer city. We would never want intoxicated driving but no one said anything about a sober driver and intoxicated engines:

http://www.fietscafe.nl/pages/nl/home.php

That's spread to the USA

http://www.pedalpub.com/

And has a long running resource group, the human powered vehicle association http://www.ihpva.org/home/

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Re: Human Powered Multiperson Pedal Mutant Vehicle Thread

Postby Raymaker » Fri Sep 16, 2011 5:06 pm

saw one at BM this year.

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Re: Human Powered Multiperson Pedal Mutant Vehicle Thread

Postby phil » Fri Sep 16, 2011 6:07 pm

If you want it at Burning Man, it's up to you to do it.

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Re: Human Powered Multiperson Pedal Mutant Vehicle Thread

Postby TomServo » Fri Sep 16, 2011 7:05 pm

I like it! I wonder if the same concept, could be used to make a merry-go-round bar?...non-vehicle...

get everyone as loaded as possible, then see how fast they could get the bar spinning.
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Re: Human Powered Multiperson Pedal Mutant Vehicle Thread

Postby Turnip » Fri Sep 16, 2011 9:49 pm

Saw one this year, but the gear setting must have been way low because all the passengers were peddling their little hearts out while the rig hardly inched along. Maybe they all wanted the gear that low though, I don't know.
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Re: Human Powered Multiperson Pedal Mutant Vehicle Thread

Postby lemur » Sat Sep 17, 2011 12:19 am

i think this one is pretty cool:

a fellow lamplighter is the owner:

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Re: Human Powered Multiperson Pedal Mutant Vehicle Thread

Postby Patsh » Thu Oct 13, 2011 8:11 am

hmmmmm... :roll:

http://www.wimp.com/weirdbikes/

some cool stuff here!
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Re: Human Powered Multiperson Pedal Mutant Vehicle Thread

Postby BlackRockCityPimp » Sun Nov 27, 2011 1:52 am

lemur wrote:i think this one is pretty cool:

a fellow lamplighter is the owner:

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This happens to be one of my favorites. It is an amazing vehicle to behold and solidly built.

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Re: Human Powered Multiperson Pedal Mutant Vehicle Thread

Postby unjonharley » Sun Nov 27, 2011 9:23 am

lemur wrote:i think this one is pretty cool:

a fellow lamplighter is the owner:

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I first saw this one, made up as an ear of corn. The body can be changed to fit a theme.. COOL


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