Pedal Powered Water Cannons

With summer here and sun every so often shining through, we have recently been involved with loads of pedal powered activities. One recent event was pedal powered water cannons which was run as part of the Celebrate Cycling event at Nottingham University Jubilee Campus which was part of a larger programme of events celebrating 125 years of Raleigh Bicycles.

We set up two pedal powered water pistols which were used to know down environmentally themed targets, such as a coal fired power station or a fat-cat banker. At the same time a sound system kept energy levels up. We also rigged up a children’s bike with a bubble machine for the smaller children. While the weather was not so kind to us, the water cannons were in constant use throughout the day.

There were loads of bicycle related activities – making spiral drawings from bike parts, tall bikes, wind powered bikes and a slow bike race. There was also a performance of ‘lifetime guarantee’, a specially commissioned performance from Hanby and Barrett

If you are interested in any of our pedal powered activities, or think we could help at your event, then please get in touch.

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