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Old 11-14-2009, 10:58 AM
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Default Railroad bike

Now let me start by saying I in no way think anyone should mess around on an active railroad but I remember an old Popular Mechanics (I think) article where a guy built a bicycle for riding on the abandoned railroad spurs around his area. He pretty much put rail followers on the bike and an outrigger with a small roller for the other rail.

Could you imagine a setup like that with a motor! Unfortunately all the abandoned lines around here were taken up when the price of steel shot up years ago and were made into walking trails.

Cool, there seems to be a lot of people still doing it.

YouTube - Rail Rider rail bike
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