Meet “Iris,” the Alebrije Bike

In November of 2018, Robert van de Walle and Peter Perez met to discuss the idea of creating a collaborative kinetic piece for Dia de los Muertos. After several months of fabricating a fantastic creature based on the artwork of Mexican artist Pedro Linares, Robert handed off the bike to Peter, who painted traditional and... Continue Reading →

Amphibious Bike Race at Pedalfest, 2018

Pirates descended on the fun at Pedalfest 2018, in Oakland's Jack London Square. There were Queens and Princesses, Scraper Bikes and folks flipping into the water on their amphibious bikes. Bob and I organized the Amphibious Bike Race part of the event and built a portable aluminum and plywood ramp, funded by Bike East Bay... Continue Reading →

Breakwater’s Inaugural Amphibious Bike Race

Breakwater's Inaugural Amphibious Bike Race took place over the weekend at Jack London Square and Aquatic Center in Oakland, California. Here is the Facebook link to this year's event: and next year's invite: Jen Zariat's Photo Set here: Here is a video of the event! And more photos: We almost went down!

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