Bicycle Hearse At Sunset Hills Cemetery and Funeral Home In Oregon Offers 1 Last Ride

Bicycle Hearse

First Posted: 05/19/13 EDT Updated: 05/20/13 EDT

EUGENE, Ore. -- An Oregon funeral home in Eugene offers natural burials where the ride to the person's final resting place is on the back of a three-wheeled bicycle.

Sunset Hills Cemetery and Funeral Home director Wade Lind says he got the idea from bikers and designed the pedal-powered hearse himself. It has an electric motor to give him a little help hauling the casket.

KVAL reports (http://bit.ly/10VwlL1) Lind has bicycled five bodies so far and there's a waiting list for the service. The ride and a bamboo casket that looks like a basket costs about $3,500.


Information from: KVAL-TV, http://www.kval.com/