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Self-Powered Merry-go-round (450 views)
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San Mateo County Event Center
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1346 Saratoga Dr., San Mateo, CA 94403

(Photo posted Wednesday 23 May 2012)

(Photo taken 12:29:46 Saturday 19 May 2012)

© 2012 Bryan Costales
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A modest, self-powered merry-go-round for the younger children. Even with one child absent, the ride still worked.

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(7 of 8) A vintage gentleman operated a bicycle powered taxi in which the customer was asked to join in the effort of powering his conveyance.
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(8 of 8) A ride went past powered by two people, one at each end taking turns jumping their end up while the other end went down in a forward-moving teeter totter manner.
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(1 of 8) A metal gateway labeled, "FBUC," was stuffed at the top with stuffed animals. A bicycle leaned against one of the gateway uprights.
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(2 of 8) A human powered bubble machine was one of the major delights that day for children.
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(3 of 8) A huge, but old-fashioned, high-wheeled bicycle with 4-wheels toured the grounds all morning. This time ridden by a woman in 1800's attire, later by a man similarly old-timey dressed.
The Whiskey Drome (263 views)
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(5 of 8) A man, cheered on by his daughter, attempted to mount and ride a bicycle with ridiculously high "ape hanger" handlebars. As a side note, he did successfully ride a short distance after this shot was