05 Aug '11, 9pm

I've seen a keg transported via shopping cart, but a local brewery is going with the tricycle: via @adavies47

Photos Courtesy of Zach Yendra, Yendra Built Cycles When Shannon and Colin Westcott decided to start Equinox Brewing in Fort Collins, Colorado, they wanted it to be a local, green operation. And that meant no keg deliveries by car or truck. So to save themselves a lot of back-breaking keg-carrying, the Westcotts teamed up with custom bike designers Yendra Built Cycles . The partnership yielded the Bootlegger: a tricycle built for transporting kegs. And while it's not a speed demon like the booze-loaded vehicles that are the ancestors of NASCAR racing, the Bootlegger is built to get the job done. Unlike many cargo bikes that would require lifting a full, heavy keg a few feet up to load it, the Bootlegger has a cargo bay that's only 6 1/2" off the ground. A 36" rear wheel absorbs road bumps, keeping the precious cargo safe from foaminess. For the bike techies, here are the d...

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