Rollin’ on.. barrels
February 3, 2011, 3:07 AM
Filed under: design, funny, motorcycles

At first, I was thinking steampunk Batpod!

Then I realized it’s real and was built for Portland, Oregon’s Soap Box Derby.

What basically amounts to disc brakes on wine barrels and a ’57 Ford F100 drop axle for a frame, the aptly named “Twin Barrels” rolled its way down the mountain to a well deserved Best Engineering Award in 2010.

Check it out in action, cranking siren and all:

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