PEDAL POWER IN THE FIELDS

PEDAL POWER IN THE FIELDS

culticycle pedal power tractor

PEDAL POWER IN THE FIELDS

Recently, an ace team of farmers, fabricators, engineers, and pedal-powered truckers gathered at Metro Pedal Power in Somerville, Massachusetts for a weekend build event. What project would bring such an intriguing group of individuals together? Only the culticylce, a pedal-powered cultivating tractor designed by Tim Cooke, that uses human brawn and bicycle brains to replace fossil fuel powered tractors for lightweight field cultivation.

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