Paul Anderson’s Bike

Posted on Wednesday, July 8th, 2015 by John Wood

When you’re strong, all the world is your gym. Here Paul Anderson does a one arm press with his bicycle. Big Paul enjoyed bike riding, problem was, most bikes of the day were built for “normal” sized people, and at a bodyweight of 350 pounds, bikes crumbled like tissue paper with regular use. This picture is from the Summer of 1961, when Paul embarked on a 1500 mile bike trip to raise awareness for his youth home. After his other bikes broke down, East Ridge (TN) Bicycle Shop owner Joe Dyer made “The World’s Strongest Bike” for the World’s Strongest man.

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