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Pedalling static bike helps grind the grains for Seattle's Flying Lion Brewing...

Cycling's a good way of working up a thirst, and we enjoy a post-ride beer or two here at road.cc towers, so this caught our eye - a microbrewery in the United States has rigged up a bike to help with the brewing process.

It's at Flying Lion Brewing in Seattle, Washington, and its purpose is to fine-grind the grains that help make the beer.

While you won't get the finished pint for your efforts, handily there is a cup-holder on the handlebars to enable you to have a beer as you pedal.

Cheers!

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Simon has been news editor at road.cc since 2009, reporting on 10 editions and counting of pro cycling’s biggest races such as the Tour de France, stories on issues including infrastructure and campaigning, and interviewing some of the biggest names in cycling. A law and languages graduate, published translator and former retail analyst, his background has proved invaluable in reporting on issues as diverse as cycling-related court cases, anti-doping investigations, and the bike industry. He splits his time between London and Cambridge, and loves taking his miniature schnauzer Elodie on adventures in the basket of her Elephant Bike.