File Under Novelty: The Picnic Table Bike

Picnics and cycling do go well together, but this contraption has got to be a cycling first. The video features a couple of guys inspired by a picnic table left in their neighborhood with a “free” sign on it. That inspiration and a little free time is all it took.

And though they mention frequent mechanical problems, the thing actually looks pretty well built. It’s able to allow two riders to pedal and looks like it is steered from both the front and back for pretty controlled handling. They take it for a good ride around town during the video, so you can see it in action. The video is pretty well produced too. It looks like it may have been put together for a local news segment. So, take a break from the Danny MacAskill videos and get some inspiration (or at least a few laughs) from this little YouTube gem.

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