The entire frame was made out of 1″ square steel tubing and welded together in no time at all. Actually intending to ride this bike, he had to make a few changes to the original BauBike design. Most importantly, he raised the seat up to allow for proper leg extension while pedaling.
The funny thing is most people on Reddit thought it wasn’t going to work, so shortly after posting the gallery to imgur, [Aaron] also uploaded a short video to YouTube to prove, yes, he can actually ride it. Stick around after the break to see it in action.
Bicycles are one of the best modes of transportation by leveraging enough mechanical advantage to make the human body efficient enough to go long distances with ease. So naturally, people love hacking them. Reverse tricycle anyone? And in case you missed the recent Backwards Brain Bicycle, it’s also definitely worth a read.