Coming soon to Art and Soul of Sebastopol, and the Plaza Temporal in Roseland are 2 tiny gallery Art Exchanges. The website is here: http://www.tinygalleries.org. Stay tuned for more #tinygalleries action, including a launch event and more!
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 →
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 →
This year’s Pineapple CalTrans was a solid gold wrecking crew! We cleaned up with the Biggest Splash and 1st Place in Engineering trophies, plus we had a blast pretending to be a road work crew. Lisa is actually a CalTrans employee, which we did not know when we picked the theme, but she was able... Continue Reading →
The Pineapple Express pedal-powered handcar clocked in the fastest time at the recent Willits Kinetic Carnivale Handcar Races. Here is a video of the action:
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
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: https://www.facebook.com/events/737146373038246/ and next year's invite: https://www.facebook.com/events/102117863461258/ Jen Zariat's Photo Set here: https://www.facebook.com/zariat/media_set?set=a.10206604168926571.1073741839.1342481295&type=1&pnref=story Here is a video of the event! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jtX7BVlHQsg And more photos: https://www.flickr.com/photos/30620986@N06/sets/72157653807239525 We almost went down!
The rallying cry is "For The Glory!" The PIneapple Express joined its fellow racers at the Plaza on Saturday. We pedaled out into our second 3-day, epic adventure, which would test our strength, patience and bravery. The most difficult stretch of the course was the dunes at the beginning of the first day. After the transition area at... Continue Reading →
At last! We have finished putting the final touches on the brand new Pineapple Trikes Sociable Tandem Cargo Cruiser. Now, I know that is a mouthful, so let's unpack all that, shall we? One, our new company is named "Pineapple Trikes," and came about because we decided to try and build something that folks would... Continue Reading →