Steam Powered Tadpole Tricycle

Inventor Lyn Gentry introduces his steam powered trike:

Here is his trike in its early stages prior to the steam engine:

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Steve Greene is a naturalist, philosopher, and teller of tales. He pursues absolute truth in all things, modifying his existence as supported by legitimate evidence. His ideological foundation rests on the respect of life, as he follows a path of health, serenity, and maximum functional longevity. He has authored eleven books, and is a noted authority on Death Valley National Park, human powered recumbent cycle touring, fitness and longevity, and professional law enforcement. Steve has not owned a petroleum powered automobile since 2008, as part of his environmental preservation paradigm. He eats an organic vegan diet, exercises regularly, and enjoys exploring the wilderness. Harmony with nature tops his priorities. To learn more about Steve, please visit: http://wildsteve.wordpress.com
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6 Responses to Steam Powered Tadpole Tricycle

  1. Interesting, but it looks dangerous to me. I think I would want some protection between me and the various equipment back there. Anyway, I don’t think it will ever catch on. I am sure the builder knows this. He is just into “antiques” so to speak. It is interesting however. ;)

  2. I said antiques, but “nostalgia” would be a better word to use.

  3. Alonzo L Savage (Trike rebel) says:

    Brilliant, a steam powered trike that not only stops you ‘going off the rails’ but also lets you use the hot water to make a brew when it’s time for a break.

  4. bob costin says:

    Neato, Steve, what will your new trike be?

  5. Jerry Forster says:

    Steam power is great. Beats the Bean Powered Trike I now have.

  6. Bill Crawford says:

    I am always jealous of those who have their lives ” together” enough to be as creative as this gentleman. This is art! Not meant to be practical or even safe. BRAVO!

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