Conference Bike

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The ConferenceBike is a 7-seat human powered vehicle created by artist Eric Staller and manufactured in The Netherlands. One person steers and all may pedal .[1] The bike has a circular jointed drive-shaft and rack & pinion steering. In most countries, it has the same legal status as a bicycle. There are now over 300 ConferenceBikes in 18 countries.


Conference Bike at the Googleplex

The ConferenceBike is used primarily for tourism, and used as a team building tool at corporations and university campuses. Google Inc. has nine bikes in use for transportation and team building on their campus.[2][3]

The Washington, D.C. Veterans Health Administration Medical Center has a ConferenceBike that was donated by Eric Staller's father. It is used by employees and veterans for recreational and fundraising events.[4]


  • Length: 2.50 m (8 ft 2 in)
  • Width: 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
  • Weight: 220 kg (490 lb)

See also[edit]


  1. ^ ConferenceBike Retrieved 23 February 2011
  2. ^ Google ConferenceBike Video Retrieved 3 June 2014
  3. ^ "Alfred University puts a new spin on college tours". Alfred University. 7 October 2009. Retrieved 14 January 2013.
  4. ^ DCVAMC Receives Unique Donation Retrieved 3 June 2014

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