Reader Chris (from Manchester UK) was in Rome, and you know what they say about Rome . . . when there, take pictures of bikes and send them to BikeHacks =)
from Manchester UK
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These were taken on the 16th November 2013 on a trip to Rome. I saw this chained up across the road from the Vatican City and thought you might be interested. Every time you look at it you find something different from the custom welded handlebars, quirky gear layout and tensioning to the inner-tube around the bars. in not sure if the pedal has been stolen or the chap only had one foot hence the need for a tandem :-)
I fancy a go on it but I'm not too sure about the rusty welding.