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Oh Gawd, it’s Weird, Bizarre and Odd Bikes!

Are you into weird and bizarre bikes?  Well, you are in luck as there’s a slew of weird bikes here.

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Dirtsurfer is a Skateboard+Bike Hybrid Thingee!

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Here’s a new way to skate down the gravel road with the Dirtsurfer, a hybrid surfing system consisting of skateboard and bicycle wheels flopped together.

It looks promising and fun but I am not sure if I am inclined to wear all that safety gear just to get on one.

The Freestyle Dirtsurfer features all the upgrades of the Flexi-Pro on a shorter length frame and smaller 16″ tires. The reduction in size allows for a lighter board that is more maneuverable so you can pull off the big

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Speed Vest shows you how fast Bike is going!

Check out this awesome Speed Vest, which let’s other drivers on the road how fast the biker is going.

The SPEED-VEST is a bicycle safety device and advocacy tool which displays the wearer’s current speed on their back in easy-to-read lighted numerals. It improves rider conspicuity while legitimizing bicycle speeds on the roadway. Originally conceived by Brady Clark and engineered by Mykle Hansen, it just won the Hub Bike Shop’s Bike Gadget Contest in Minneapolis, MN.

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DIY – Drink and Party by making yourself a Bike Cooler!

Recently I’ve noticed a large number of people going through the beaches in San Francisco with backpacks and other junk on their bikes.  I think they were doing some kind of California coastal ride but here’s a great way to add a bike cooler to your bike in case do something similar.

An insulated bike cooler makes an excellent addition to a shopping or commuting bike. Or, I suppose, a drinkin’ & partyin’ bike.

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Yamaha R1 Converted to an Electric Bike Still Does 54HP!

Here’s a cool Yamaha R1 that’s been converted to an Electric Bike and still does 100MPH with 54 horsepower.

That might not seem a lot but it is for an electric bike.

Electric Motorsport of Oakland Ca debut of the AC inductance Yamaha R1. This revolutionary electric motorcycle is powered by a 550amp 84v AC inductance electric drive system providing 54HP and 81 ftlbs of toque allowing the vehicle to attain speeds of over 100mph. Builders Justin Gray, Todd Kollin, and sponsor Richard Hatfield of Alliance Renewable Energy created the

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Electric Bike with Automatic 8-Speed Transmission!

If you thought you could have it all, this electric bike with 8-speed automatic transmission might be the way to commute your way to work.

This is the electric bicycle that uses automatic transmission to downshift into a lower gear when it senses a hill, upshifts for rapid acceleration up to 20 mph on flats, or allows you to pedal normally because the motor can be disengaged at

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18V Drill Powered Mini Bike!

Here’s a unique way to make an electric bike.  You can actually buy this one for $629.

Weight 33 LBS. Speed 15MPH. Distance on battery charge depends on battery type and voltage from 2 miles to 6 miles or more. Front and rear suspension will carry 250 Lb Rider.

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DIY – How to Make a Tandem Twin Bicycle with Two Bikes!

Here’s a cool DIY showing you how to make a twin bike out of 2 bikes.  It seems pretty simple enough.

How to make a tandem bicycle from two bikes! no welding, no fancy tools needed other than a power drill.

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GunBus Monster Motorcycle!

Check out this monster GunBus motorcycle that will go into production soon.

GunBus Monster Motorcycle!

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Shoulder-Driven Batpod

Yey, Batpod looks like a real cool deal for all of us.

Here’s some more pics of Batmobile too:

Shoulder-Driven Batpod

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