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#1114793 - 03/17/03 10:16 AM C-3 by bicycle...
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You guys'll love this...

One of my friends on the Hamtech mail list/IRC channel played his C-3 atop a trailer pulled by a recumbent bicycle in a St. Patrick's Day parade in Ottowa. Here's Martin Petersen and his Hammondcycle:

http://www.mkp.net/stpats/

He powered his rig with a UPS...he got an hour and 40 minutes of playing time out of it, covering the duration of the parade.

Thought y'all would get a chuckle out of it..I sure did...pretty imaginative!

TP, whose wife-to-be thinks we should have our dogs pull my B-3 to a gig \:D
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#1114794 - 03/17/03 11:37 AM Re: C-3 by bicycle...
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Too Cool!
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#1114795 - 03/17/03 12:17 PM Re: C-3 by bicycle...
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wooh.
I'm sorry for the guy that had to cycle ;\)
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#1114796 - 03/17/03 12:50 PM Re: C-3 by bicycle...
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Darn Canadians beat us to that one. Too Cool. Kcbass
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#1114797 - 03/17/03 12:58 PM Re: C-3 by bicycle...
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WOW! This is too cool!

I only hope that NO Hammond Organs were injured in the making of these pictures! \:D

Are ALL Canadians this crazy? Don't you realize that THERE'S SNOW ON THE GROUND!!

I could understand if this was happening in New Orleans at Mardi Gras, but this is CRAZY! ;\)

Thanks for posting these pictures!
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#1114798 - 03/17/03 01:30 PM Re: C-3 by bicycle...
Joe Tee Offline
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This isn't what's commonly reffered to as peddling your azz is it? \:D

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#1114799 - 03/17/03 02:18 PM Re: C-3 by bicycle...
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Martin reports that the cyclist only really felt a load when on an upward incline...the rig rolled very easily otherwise, he said. I told him in chat last night that I'd tip my hat to him for creativity, but my hat was in the living room atop my B-3. \:D

I wish I could have been there to see this thing in person...what a hoot!

TP
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#1114800 - 03/17/03 02:51 PM Re: C-3 by bicycle...
Dave Pierce Offline
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Gotta love Canadians. \:D Very cool.

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#1114801 - 03/17/03 03:41 PM Re: C-3 by bicycle...
ksoper Offline
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Molson powered, I'm sure \:\)

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#1114802 - 03/17/03 03:52 PM Re: C-3 by bicycle...
Steve LeBlanc Offline
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That's so cool!

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#1114803 - 03/17/03 04:18 PM Re: C-3 by bicycle...
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Unbelievable! Takes "gear" lust to a whole new level.

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#1114804 - 03/17/03 06:40 PM Re: C-3 by bicycle...
Byrdman Offline
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Quote:
Originally posted by B3Nut:
Martin reports that the cyclist only really felt a load when on an upward incline
TP
Did the hammond assembly have brakes on it? With Hammond Leslie UPS and player there must have been 1000 pounds back there. I would hate to have to control that with a bicycle's breaks on the downhills.

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#1114805 - 03/17/03 07:13 PM Re: C-3 by bicycle...
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Thanx for the great desktop idea!

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#1114806 - 03/18/03 11:59 AM Re: C-3 by bicycle...
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Got to like it! Us Canadians will do anything to entertain ourselves thru a long cold winter. Ottawa is the most northern nation's capital in the world. And the most innovative.
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#1114807 - 03/18/03 11:17 PM Re: C-3 by bicycle...
Stephen Fortner Moderator Offline
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Dude, you HAVE to send this into Keyboard magazine.
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#1114808 - 03/19/03 01:38 AM Re: C-3 by bicycle...
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Muuuuuuuuy Bueno!
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#1114809 - 03/19/03 03:35 AM Re: C-3 by bicycle...
Slowly Offline
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Quote:
Originally posted by SteveFortner:
Dude, you HAVE to send this into Keyboard magazine.
Aw, yes, yes. A portable Hammond. Kcbass
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#1114810 - 03/19/03 09:29 AM Re: C-3 by bicycle...
B3Nut Offline
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Re: Keyboard mag...I'll send that suggestion on to him...I bet they'd print that! He should be on IRC tonite....

TP
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#1114811 - 03/19/03 04:11 PM Re: C-3 by bicycle...
Dave Pierce Offline
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Quote:
Originally posted by B3Nut:
Re: Keyboard mag...I'll send that suggestion on to him...I bet they'd print that! He should be on IRC tonite....

TP
Oh yes, if they don't print that, I don't want to know the editors. \:D

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