Urban Velo

Bicycle Spinning Wheel

Here’s one for the real do-it-yourselfers in the audience. There appears to be a surprisingly large number of people who still spin their own wool, and some enterprising soul recognized the utility of our favorite invention—the bicycle wheel. A handmade setup like the one shown starts at $175, or maybe you can rig up your own.

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  1. rogbieJanuary 11, 2009 at 1:36 pm

    I had day dreams about this a while back. Thanks for posting this. Anyone have any ideas on how to make a plow from a bicycle? Cultivating 2/5 acres by hand appears daunting work.

  2. Potpourri « REGENAXEJanuary 12, 2009 at 7:23 pm

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  3. CarlaJune 26, 2015 at 9:31 am

    I’d absolutely love one of these to buy or even get my husband to make…how far do you ship?

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