A photographer caught this shot of the Pineapple Express at the 2013 Obtainium Cup, cruising around with our giant Pineapples. Here is the article: http://www.timesheraldonline.com/arts-and-entertainment/20160624/5th-annual-obtainium-cup-contraptors-rally-and-artcar-jam-is-coming See you in Vallejo July 16-17th!
By Anna Schwinn – Posted on March 7, 2016 – 10:30 pm There were a few stand outs in the new builder group by concept. Maxwell Cycles featured a motorcycle style-themed ebike on display with a 3D printed “gas can” for artfully concealing batteries and control boxes. But the big stand out (emphasis on the … More NAHBS 2016 – New builders Pineapple Trikes and Maxwell Cycles stand out
One of the most exciting aspects of NAHBS is the diversity of cycles in attendance. This year, the show is joined by Pineapple Trikes, an endeavor by artists and “kinetic enthusiast” partners Bob Van de Walle and Dawn Thomas. Having gotten their start in creative pedal power by turning an old couch into a paddleboat, … More Road to NAHMBS Pineapple Trike Interview with BikeRumor.com.
Pineapple Trikes had a blast pedalling through the Flying Monkeys, bribing the Zombies to keep our brains and playing croquet with hedgehogs to please the Red Queen at the Mad Hatter’s Tea party. Here is an article about the shennanigans that go on at the Obtainium Cup. Hopefully we’ll see you next year! http://www.dailyrepublic.com/news/solanocounty/creators-contraptions-vie-for-obtanium-cup/
In February of 2016, we will be taking our Sociable Tandem Cargo Cruiser to the North American Handmade Bike Show, which is held next year in Sacramento. We figured that since we have a unique side-by-side tandem, and that the show, which travels every year to places like Kentucky, will not be this close again … More Pineapple Trikes in the NAHBS Exhibitor Spotlight
Outside Magazine Online covers the Kinetic Grand Championship in Arcata, and features a pic of the Amphibious Pineapple Trike on the beach… Bob looks worn out! http://www.outsideonline.com/1986201/wild-and-crazy-glory-strangest-race-youve-never-heard
Grab your walking shoes, sunscreen, and kids. Maker Faire is going to be a humdinger this year. If you make it there, (hee, hee), come find us, in the South Lot, where the Bikes are…