Monstrous Frankenscooter spotted

Energy & Sustainability
Monstrous Frankenscooter spotted

Check out this amazing Captain Tinkerpaw special. Seen on Kevin Kelly’s Street Use. KK writes:

I can’t tell what this is for. Might be a portable night market stall (for food?). There’s a generator on the tail and a light bulb hanging in the middle. Seems to be in Korea. That’s all I know. (Thanks Dave Gray)

On Kevin’s site comments, at least one reader smells a Photoshop job. I at least like that it looks sorta doable.

Scooter Contraption

6 thoughts on “Monstrous Frankenscooter spotted

  1. fez says:

    scooters are cheap, plentiful, and jerry-rigged to do anything in korea. street vendors have to move their carts from storage out to the best locations every morning to capture the most customers, so this is one way to do it… why he doesn’t just drive the scooter directly while towing the cart behind, i don’t know. the generator on the cart is separate from the scooter and powers lights and the heat range of the cart during business.

  2. SKR says:

    With that outfit this is just screaming “gyro captain” from “Road Warrior”

  3. says:

    I see no way to stop this disaster-in-progress. Either he is talking on the phone or smoking.

    I think this is a result of one-up-manship gone horribly wrong!

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