"When I was asked to look into the ever-growing range of electric bikes, I didn't want to make my piece just a list of what is available. So I didn't. I started riding motorbikes aged eight, fascinated by seeing my "
Grayson Perry Goes Biking!
Looking like something that might have been ridden by Penelope Pitstop gone bike crazy crossed with Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, the nine-and-a-half foot long bike commissioned by artist Grayson Perry is a sight to behold.
And it was on this highly modded ‘Kenilworth AM1 that the controversial Turner Prize winning artist recently took his childhood teddy bear ‘Alan Measles’ on a tour of the Europe of his child’s imagaination – via the Nordschleif of the ‘ring of course.
Whether or not you dig Grayson’s vaguely ironic brand of art – you’ve got to admire the man’s neck.
Listen to the details of artist, Bike and creation at the BBC.
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