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(Some Guy)   Screw the flying car. THIS is what you want: A kegopizzabarmobile   (bikeportland.org) divider line 70
    More: Spiffy, keg, Portland, pizzas, Pacific Northwest, Introducing the Hopworksfiets, hub, ingenuity, Damon Eckhoff  
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2009-09-17 11:00:26 AM
This vehicle is useless without a foosball table.
 
2009-09-17 11:10:08 AM
Should we all chip in and get this for Drew's Birthday?
/If this were mine it would need training wheels
 
2009-09-17 11:32:19 AM
Subby, never act like a beermobile is better than a flying car. You never joke about the flying car.
 
2009-09-17 11:33:12 AM
Meh. The Partybike is better...

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2009-09-17 12:06:29 PM
I clearly haven't been doing it right if I don't have a keg mounted on my bicycle.
 
2009-09-17 01:23:55 PM
I'd be getting a ticket in 5 minutes
 
2009-09-17 01:23:57 PM
Looks like a typical bike douche.
 
2009-09-17 01:25:21 PM
Useless..
 
2009-09-17 01:25:31 PM
You know the pizza never stays hot long enough in those insulated bags. That feature is kinda pointless here.
 
2009-09-17 01:26:44 PM
Pretty sure I still want that flying car
 
2009-09-17 01:28:03 PM
Boritom: This vehicle is useless without a foosball table stripper.
 
2009-09-17 01:28:05 PM
Farked already? Won't load for me.
 
2009-09-17 01:28:29 PM
No hero tag?
 
2009-09-17 01:30:02 PM
The Drunk IT Guy: Useless..

you say until you are stuck at the datacenter and you live in "The city that always sleeps" AKA Portland, when no good food or beer is arround (they all closed at 8...joking, Kind of) and the Hopworks bike stops by, feeds you , puts a few beers in your belly and you can go back to work...

Then the guy becomes a farking hero.
 
2009-09-17 01:30:36 PM
Farked already?
 
2009-09-17 01:30:49 PM
GurneyHalleck: I clearly haven't been doing it right if I don't have a keg mounted on my bicycle.

Amateur. I've got a keg mounted on my back.
 
2009-09-17 01:32:03 PM
Took about 5 minutes to load, and it's pretty meh. The party bike someone posted above would be a lot more fun.
 
2009-09-17 01:32:15 PM
Considering that you can get a DUI citation for riding a bike while intoxicated, I wonder if the tapped keg counts as an "open container" violation.
 
2009-09-17 01:32:39 PM
Farked
 
2009-09-17 01:32:48 PM
I think I saw that at Burning Man.

/Thanks for posting, gopher321.
//linky poo farkedy poo
 
2009-09-17 01:33:01 PM
The problem with this is the drunken driving laws, you have a perpetual open container and you are dispensing alcohol without a license.
 
2009-09-17 01:33:59 PM
a) No hero tag until we sample the beer and pizza.

b) I'm thinking these two things don't complement each other (legally):

"We're seeking a cross-pollination between the bike and beer cultures," Ettinger explained.
 
2009-09-17 01:34:35 PM
MoiKeA: Considering that you can get a DUI citation for riding a bike while intoxicated, I wonder if the tapped keg counts as an "open container" violation.

Well, not sure if they are worried about tickets, but OLCC will surely susspend your licence if you sell beer drunk, remember folks, Hopworks is a brewery, they are not giving the beer out free.
 
2009-09-17 01:35:12 PM
Fxbrd in less than a thousand clicks. Hosted on Comcast?
 
2009-09-17 01:35:39 PM
Link is Farked.
 
2009-09-17 01:36:31 PM
German engineering at its finest!
 
2009-09-17 01:36:41 PM
NorCalLos: No hero tag until we sample the beer and pizza

The beer is good, the pizza, meh it is not toxic, like any pie in the city of Portland, it leaves a lot to be desired.

OK 3 good pies in the city, but even those are sub par when you compair it to a Chichago or NYC pie.
 
2009-09-17 01:37:07 PM
Personally, I think it could haul twice as many kegs if it had a V-Twin for a prime mover.
 
2009-09-17 01:38:12 PM
Drink_Outside_The_Box: German engineering at its finest!

Damnit - that comment is for gopher321's post - not the bike that won't load up.
 
2009-09-17 01:41:16 PM
kegopizzabarmobile = high end replacement for a hoosier on a tractor?
 
2009-09-17 01:42:37 PM
Attach it to a Kitchen Carnival and we'll talk!

/Obscure?
 
2009-09-17 01:43:44 PM
SnakeLee: Pretty sure I still want that flying car

THIS!
 
2009-09-17 01:45:59 PM
MoiKeA: Considering that you can get a DUI citation for riding a bike while intoxicated, I wonder if the tapped keg counts as an "open container" violation.

Here in Cali it's:

Bicycling Under Influence of Alcohol or Drugs. VC 21200.5

Provides that it is unlawful to ride a bicycle upon a street or highway while under the influence of an alcoholic beverage or drug or the combination of alcohol and a drug, punishable by a fine of up to $250. A person arrested may request a chemical test. If the person is under 21 but over 13 years of age, his or her driving privilege will be suspended for one year or delayed for one year once the person is eligible to drive.

And I drink and ride quite often.
 
2009-09-17 01:46:20 PM
Thisbymaster: The problem with this is the drunken driving laws, you have a perpetual open container and you are dispensing alcohol without a license.

Not on private property.
 
2009-09-17 01:46:39 PM
acronym: Boritom: This vehicle is useless without a stripper.

You win the thread.

/that aside, wtf is up with people posting links lately that can't handle the click.
 
2009-09-17 01:51:51 PM
just click on it and walk away, itll load eventually. that said, this vehicles bottom rail does not look strong enough to support the 275lb + weight of the kegs. he hits a dip too hard and its bye bye.... buddie?
 
2009-09-17 01:51:52 PM
I'd rather have burritos from Laughing Planet Cafe than pizza. I mean, if we're talking Portland...
 
2009-09-17 01:55:35 PM
Third In Line: I'd rather have burritos from Laughing Planet Cafe than pizza. I mean, if we're talking Portland...

I would have a lobster tank and a oyster raw bar. I mean, if we're talking Portland, Maine...

/slurp/drink/slurp/drink

FTFM
 
2009-09-17 01:55:56 PM
2 things.

I would make it a trike. That way it won't fall over as easily.

Kegs are farking HEAVY. That thing has to be geared pretty low, which is why a trike would help you from falling over.
 
2009-09-17 01:56:35 PM
Third In Line: I'd rather have burritos from Laughing Planet Cafe than pizza. I mean, if we're talking Portland...

I am doing LP for dinner tonight, mmmmm the chicken is soooo yummy.

Heck even the vegan chile is good, well as long as they were cooked well enough to break down all that grissle.
 
2009-09-17 01:56:44 PM
acronym: Boritom: This vehicle is useless without a foosball table stripper.

kegelkegpizzabarmobile
 
2009-09-17 01:58:05 PM
Dad just came back from a vaca trip to Seattle and Portland.
(why he would pick there I have no farking idea)

said the food farking sucked ass and was WAAAY over priced.

Portland, you can keep your nasty ass food and weak beer, he said.
 
2009-09-17 02:01:07 PM
CapitolG: NorCalLos: No hero tag until we sample the beer and pizza

The beer is good, the pizza, meh it is not toxic, like any pie in the city of Portland, it leaves a lot to be desired.

OK 3 good pies in the city, but even those are sub par when you compair it to a Chichago or NYC pie.


NYC and Chicago "pie" are overrated.
 
2009-09-17 02:02:11 PM
CapitolG: Third In Line: I'd rather have burritos from Laughing Planet Cafe than pizza. I mean, if we're talking Portland...

I am doing LP for dinner tonight, mmmmm the chicken is soooo yummy.

Heck even the vegan chile is good, well as long as they were cooked well enough to break down all that grissle.


So jealous. I am miles and miles away from Portland.

I fart in your general direction Eat some for me?
 
2009-09-17 02:05:24 PM
gopher321: Meh. The Partybike is better...


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Minneapolis has the only one in the US. They call it the Pedal Pub. Recently got the laws changed to allow them to be drinking while on public roads. Fun to ride on for a bit but it's a biatch after a while as it only has one gear and not everyone has pedals.
 
2009-09-17 02:08:09 PM
I live right near this brewery, so Im getting a kick..etc.

They have really good beer, food is meh.
The best part is the bathrooms, they have banana seats posted above the unrinals so you have something to lean on when you aren't too steady.

Also, a trike may have been a more stable idea, but this town seems to like the dutch bakfiet things, they look like wheelbarrow bikes. I have no idea why this is.
 
2009-09-17 02:09:01 PM
LoadShark: Dad just came back from a vaca trip to Seattle and Portland.
(why he would pick there I have no farking idea)

said the food farking sucked ass and was WAAAY over priced.

Portland, you can keep your nasty ass food and weak beer, he said.


And Portland will keep his tourism dollars.
 
2009-09-17 02:09:27 PM
64ozofwater: I live right near this brewery, so Im getting a kick..etc.

They have really good beer, food is meh.
The best part is the bathrooms, they have banana seats posted above the unrinals so you have something to lean on when you aren't too steady.

Also, a trike may have been a more stable idea, but this town seems to like the dutch bakfiet things, they look like wheelbarrow bikes. I have no idea why this is.


This is amusing
 
2009-09-17 02:09:28 PM
NorCalLos: CapitolG: NorCalLos: No hero tag until we sample the beer and pizza

The beer is good, the pizza, meh it is not toxic, like any pie in the city of Portland, it leaves a lot to be desired.

OK 3 good pies in the city, but even those are sub par when you compair it to a Chichago or NYC pie.

NYC and Chicago "pie" are overrated.


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2009-09-17 02:10:54 PM
LoadShark: Portland, you can keep your nasty ass food and weak beer, he said.

I will give ya that porltand "food" is far from tasty, well at least to outsiders who fall in to silly traps like Jake's, the Portland City Grill(located 5 floors above my work) and the Wildwood. But that is mostly because they try and make food "Healthy" Yuch! the key to eating in PDX is avoid anyplace that has a umbrella rack, because that means it is a establishment for outsiders.
As for the Beer, WTF? Actually, nevermind, keep on beliving that BS, leaves more for me.


NorCalLos: NYC and Chicago "pie" are overrated.

Personal opinion, the bottom line is what we have here in Portland is pretty sub par.

Third In Line: Eat some for me?

I will eat Two for ya.....
 
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