The Cutting Edge: Bicycle Lawnmowing

Mower-BOB.jpgThere we were, ruminating on just what gizmos creative minds will dream up to win fame and glory (plus cash and bike) in the Specialized Innovate or Die competition, and in a totally unrelated web search, happened upon the 'B.O.B. Mower,' which looks like a customised Sunlawn mower, attached to B.O.B. bike trailer linkage.

All the fossil-fuel-free goodness of a push (reel) lawnmower with the superior strength of legs over arms in a bicycle. Genius! Whether it works or not we don’t know. But just the idea makes us feel better. And, of course, all good design is just evolutionary so it stands to reason the idea has been developed before.

And boy, has it ever. Take a peek, after the fold, at the plethora of bicycle-lawn mower combos we've dug up. Image above from ::Planet Natural, though it seems the originals are from Lawnmower Bob.bike-mower-6.jpg
Exhibit A - Barkdust
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Exhibit B - Ypsidixit
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Exhibit C - Unplugged Living
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Exhibit D - Hermanson
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Exhibit E - Bikehugger
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Exhibit F - Wooden Bikes
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Exhibit G - Flickr
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Exhibit H - Harley Heartbeat
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Exhibit I - Cyclecide
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Exhibit J - Gelsing
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Exhibit K - Maynard AAC

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