Propeller Trike v. Crane Bike

Put a trailer on that propeller trike and you’ve got one hell of a Sport Utility Bike pushing 300 rpm at 20 mph with fancy, rave-quality LEDs. Linked from Slashdot to a Popular Mechanics article, the propeller trike qualifies as a freak bike and an guaranteed spot in a future Road Warrior film, but I don’t think it can beat the crane bike, which is well a pedal-powered crane and used by the Red Moon Theater.

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I know the guy who built these. Johnny Payphone, Rat Patrol Bike Club (Chicago), built these for the Red Moon Theatre. They were a bitch to build, but turned out beautifully.

Cool—are they still using them?

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