Comics Come To Life!
2-Wheel Car A.K.A.
Alfred "Pete' Schlatter
Pete Schlatter did not come up with the crazy creation of a 2 wheeled car, but he did bring it to life. For more history on the source of the 2 wheel car known as the Foo Mobile I recommend you visit www.Smokey-Stover.com this is a website devoted to Bill Holman, the creator of the Foo Mobile.
Here is Pete's Car at the Indianapolis Auto Show.
30 Year Annivesary
2007 marks the 30 year anniversary of the 2 wheel car. For many years Pete pondered a way to make the 2 wheel car work, and 11 days before the Francesville Fall Festival, EUREKA in the middle of the night Pete figured it out and 11 days later was the inaugural run of the 2 wheel car in the 1977 Francesville Fall Festival.
June 1978 Popular Mechanics
Pete's 2 wheeled car was featured in the June of 1978 edition of Popular Mechanics where he spilled the beans on how the car works.
Recent 2-Wheel Car Sightings:
Medaryville Potato Fest - Aug 18th 2007
Reynolds Town Festival - Sept 8th 2007