The Circle City Bicycles blog contains info on bicycles, cycling events, pro racing, bicycle touring, and just about anything else cycling related. Since our bike shop is located in Indianapolis, we focus on biking in the Midwest, but cycling fans anywhere in the world should find this blog interesting. We try to post daily Monday through Friday, but we occasionally miss a day. Each Friday we try to have an interesting bicycle related photo.
While searching the Internet for weird bicycles, I hit a treasure trove at the Bike Zoo, which is located in Austin, Texas. They have a number of bicycles which are large, animated, human powered versions of animals, such as:
These "bicycles" are booked at festivals, weddings and other events, where I'm sure they attract a lot of attention. While all are impressive, the rattlesnake is definitely the most impressive. It is 80 feet long, articulated and powered by 6 riders. It can be lit up for night performances (wouldn't it be great to see one at the NITE ride?) Here's a video of the rattlesnake bike in action: