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The World's Weirdest Bikes

Would you ride some of these?

Reuters

We've written about steam-powered bikes, bikes you ride by, well, running, and pole-mounted "bicycle elevators." Today, we pulled together a collection of bikes that would put those flashy cycles to shame. Courtesy of Reuters, here is a collection of truly eccentric peddlers.

 

Woman rides unicycle in Shanghai. (Reuters)
Lei Zhiqian rides a modified bicycle across the Hanjiang River, a tributary of the Yangtze River. (Reuters)



Didi Senft poses on his 'Klingelfisch' bicycle in Storkow. (Tobias Schwarz/Reuters)



Cycling fan El Diablo rides his so-called 'Santa Claus bicycle' in Storkow. (Fabrizio Bensch/Reuters)

About the Author

  • Amanda Erickson is a former senior associate editor at CityLab.