Last week I think I witnessed a first on bike hacks - the incorporation of a skateboard for cargo/passenger transport. The electric assist bike we featured had a skateboard fastened to the rear of the bike, meant for someone to sit on. I am not sure how comfortable that might be without padding, but it still was a pretty ingenious idea. As a kid I both pulled and was pulled by a bike while riding a skateboard with a rope - an entirely different and often unsafe mode of cargo transport that resulted in a few scars I carry with me to this day.
I bumped into a second instance of a skateboard rack while trawling the blog of a reader, Old Fool. The gentleman in charge has been cobbling together a cargo bike and it looks like a pretty formidable cargo transport machine. The full write up is here and all pictures below are credited to Old Fool.
From the looks of it, a few animals must be quite grateful for this extreme sport bike hack. Have you merged two forms of transport? Let us know.