moving house with bikes 209x300   Moving to a Different Home by Bike

Inspired by a movie he watched during the 2009 Bike Shorts Film Festival, Jeff Pedelty called on family, friends, neighbors and anyone willing to help him move from Tantra Lake to his new home in Peloton. The twist: Voluntaries would be moving all his belongings by bike. Pedelty’s plead for help was answered by nearly 25 volunteers with bikes and bike trailers on June 6, 2010.

The distance the bike movers covered was a bit over three miles. Lisa Seaman, one of the volunteers, likened the move to be a “bike parade” where the volunteers were encouraged to honk at passing cars and waved to pedestrians. The bike parade lasted an hour, until the helping cyclists reached Peloton around 11a.m. Pedelty prepared refreshments for his helpful movers that awaited their arrival.

Pedelty explained that the idea of using bikes instead of simply hiring a truck to have his things moved was a…

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