LIFE.com offers a selection of photos of preposterous bicycle designs — mechanistic marvels that belie the famous old saying (which we just made up) that there's no such thing as a useless bike.
Cooper's Parents: What I find funny about this whole thing is that Arkansas is not one of your richer states. The lawmakers of the Arkansas would have to be fools not to think that there will be a fight over this. Yet they take the time and money to put it up anyways, instead of spending the time and money to directly help the people of Arkansas. In other words, typically politician ego mania.