Only In Portland: Beer Keg Carrying Party Bike


The Hopworksfiets party bike was built in, where else, bike-mad Portland, Oregon, by the bike builders Metrofiets. All you really need to know in order to fall in love with this bike is that it carries not one, but two beer kegs along with a pair of taps to serve the suds.

The mobile bar, a custom build for Portland-based Hopworks Urban Brewery, is a long-wheelbase cargo bike with the load bed up front, which we guess means that pedestrians can’t sneak a quick pint when you’re stopped at the lights. There’s a “sound pannier” at the back, containing an amp and a speaker, and the rear rack is just the right size to carry a stack of pizza boxes.

Just make sure that you nominate a designated rider. When fully loaded, this thing weighs close to 400-pounds, and of course has just two wheels. Not the kind of vehicle you want to be driving whilst under the influence.

Introducing the Hopworksfiets: Beer, pizza, music, and true Portland spirit, all on one bike [Bike Portland via Inhabitat]

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Originally by Charlie Sorrel from Gadget Lab on October 9, 2009, 3:26am

Originally posted 2009-10-13 10:59:14.

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