July 5, 2022

Bolton-based Ken Cross has gone and pulled a Fred Dibnah with a fuel cylinder and some different issues mendacity round – and the Englishman has gone viral.

The goldsmith admits to his interest of “making issues on a regular basis utilizing no matter supplies [he] can discover,” his most up-to-date addition to the storage involving an outdated fuel cylinder. 

“I got here throughout the outdated steel fuel cylinder and thought, ‘this is able to make an awesome sidecar.’

In keeping with an article from TheBoltonNews, the undertaking solely took about 5 weeks to construct and value him the terribly low-cost sum of £100 – in comparison with the ballpark value of £4,000 for a market-ready various.

“I’ve been driving it for about six weeks now,” Cross says. 

“Individuals who I finished by have mentioned we remind them of Wallace and Gromit, which I fairly like.”

Cross doesn’t play video games along with his improvements – he’s even obtained the sidecar “taxed up,” full with its personal MOT, stabilizers, and even a miniature seatbelt for his french bulldogs, Bruce and Ted.

Ken Cross with his two French bulldogs and his new sidecar for puppers

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As to the supply of his inspiration, Cross admits, “I’ve all the time been good at constructing issues. Fred Dibnah was an enormous inspiration rising up and typified Bolton for me. He confirmed you didn’t want a college training or different correct {qualifications} to do a very good job; you are able to do wonderful issues along with your fingers and by constructing.”

There isn’t any point out of the facility vary of the bike concerned within the undertaking, although we anticipate the ponies to be about the identical measurement because the canines…

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Our hats off to the person for his pooch-friendly undertaking, trying ahead to seeing just a few extra of those round city!