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Is the really really REALLY tall bike also a WhymCycle? If so, how do you get up on it? And down?
Peter here..Tall bikes go back over 100 years, to the lamplighters' bikes for early gaslamp streetlights.
Here's a clip from 1939 with many great cycles, tall ones near the end: [ [WWW]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jdlpJqHxLxk].
'Tallies' usually have pegs or steps on the left side to assist mounting & dismounting.
I call all my creations Whymcycles now. tho' the bouncers are the real whymsies to me.

So I've seen you on a bike that must have been at least 20 feet tall. I didn't see you get on it or off it. How do you get up there?!

Photos and Video

[WWW]YouTube - video of Peter riding Bounce For Glory - a recent giant whymcycle.
[WWW]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ld6SpJuK_4&feature=related Bounce For Glory in the Kinetic parade in Corvallis, Oregon 7-16-06
[WWW]Flickr set of Peter's creations (featured in [WWW]"Make:Blog" in July 2007)
[WWW]Flickr stream of Peter's latest creations

Picnic Day 2005

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