omgmrj = #2 son
He borrowed a bike trailer from a friend and has been towing around the speakers (above), amp, and a car battery so that he had MUSIC! when he rides. The whole things must weigh at least 70 pounds. Source music comes from his iPod. Smokey has promised to get me a photo but it hasn't happened yet.
To me it kind of defeats one of the reasons a person might enjoy bike riding -- to enjoy the quiet and listen to the birds, etc. But that's just me.
He says he gets some really strange looks when he rides, pulling this contraction. No, really?
But I love the idea of the rolling bike/dance party, especially the "no-hater" part. That's-a my boy!
So if you are a Twin Cities biker who likes to stay up late and doesn't mind getting wet (rain in the forecast), head on over to the West River Road bike path under Hennepin Avenue at 9 pm Friday night.
And say Hey! to this [slightly dorky-lookin'] guy: