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The cycling madmen of Whiskeydrunk Cycles, part of Fun Bike Unicorn Club, set up their Whiskey Drome at Maker Faire Bay Area 2011. In the vide above, Joshua Thwaites and Joey Caster tell us about the inspiration for this barrel-shaped arena while cycling daredevils perform dangerously fun stunts along the perimeter of the ‘drome.

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Matt Richardson

Matt Richardson

Matt Richardson is a Brooklyn-based creative technologist, Contributing Editor at MAKE, and Resident Research Fellow at New York University’s Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP). He’s the co-author of Getting Started with Raspberry Pi and the author of Getting Started with BeagleBone.


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  1. Timothy Gray says:

    Very cool, but for the real thing look at rhett rottens show.  he uses a real racing wall from the 20′s

     http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9VlZluG_t-k

  2. Timothy Gray says:

    Very cool, but for the real thing look at rhett rottens show.  he uses a real racing wall from the 20′s

     http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9VlZluG_t-k

  3. Timothy Gray says:

    Very cool, but for the real thing look at rhett rottens show.  he uses a real racing wall from the 20′s

     http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9VlZluG_t-k

  4. Anonymous says:

    I seen motorcycles ride the wall of death, never had the desire to make that effort again. My guess I’d see this bicyclists ride it once, and be equally satisfied.