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Sail Bike

November 15, 2010

This sail/pedal powered bike car is the creation of local artist/mad genius, Paul Van Ness.  Bucket seats for two riders, cargo basket, internally geared 8 speed hub, and a fully functional sail.  If only it had retractable pontoons for amphibious adventures…

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5 Comments leave one →
  1. November 16, 2010 8:27 am

    It does go to sea, sort of…

  2. Alex C permalink
    November 16, 2010 12:53 pm

    Genius. Collapsible sail? Otherwise, I cannot imagine tacking back on the highways.

  3. Dave the bus driver permalink
    November 18, 2010 10:28 am

    I was in back of Johnny’s with Elise Giddings (co-owner of Cycle 9) a couple of months ago when Paul pedalled his sailbike into the lot. Half a doz. folks were drawn to it immediately. I commented to Elise that it’s a rare day when she dosen’t have the most unusual looking bike on the lot; she was riding her big blue Madsen bucket bike.

  4. Dave Hause permalink
    November 25, 2010 9:11 am

    Take that Green Bridge!

  5. May 19, 2012 5:48 am

    what about multi sails smaller to lower the c/g ..skeatesy

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