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A photo taken from the pedal pub website in the Twin Cities shows a bicycle similar to what Bar Hopper LLC has proposed, and gotten approved, in Detroit Lakes. The owners are hoping to have the bike business running for the Fourth of July in Detroit Lakes. Riders have to pedal to power the bike, but they also get to drink alcohol aboard.

Bicycle bar approved in DL

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A new vehicle -- non-motorized that is -- for drinking and sightseeing in Detroit Lakes may be coming to fruition this summer.

The Detroit Lakes City Council approved John Vannette and his Bar Hopper LLC business.


"It's a sightseeing, touristy, something different kind of thing," Police Chief Kel Keena described.

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