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This Man Rode a Big Wheel on the Freeway Because Anything is Possible

Published On 10/04/2016 Published On 10/04/2016

Human beings are capable of great, daring feats, and sometimes nothing can stop us from showing the world just how heroic we can really be.

Take for instance this man, who rode a big wheel on the I-76 freeway in Philadelphia. Seeking to prove that environmentally friendly vehicles with zero horsepower deserve a share of the highway, he pedaled his way onto the road and even changed lanes. He wore a sweatshirt and kept his hood up the entire time, proving again that heโ€™s a cool dude:

The big wheel tricycle was invented in 1969, and until now, no one had ever driven one on a freeway. But thanks to this man -- who was not arrested -- no one will ever need to again.

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Sam Blum is a News Staff Writer for Thrillist. He's also a martial arts and music nerd who appreciates a fine sandwich and cute dogs. Find his clips in The Guardian, Rolling Stone, The A.V. Club and Vice. He's on Twitter @Blumnessmonster.

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