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Old 08-11-2015, 04:53 PM   #646
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"Human battering ram" is a clue. I don't understand the first crash, he was obviously going way to fast to make the corner anyway. With all the activity he should have realize the corner was there. In the "zone", I guess, and the brakes on those bikes aren't that good.
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Old 08-13-2015, 03:53 PM   #647
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Skinny tires.
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Old 08-19-2015, 12:47 AM   #648
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I would have thought this was funny when I was younger, now it looks almost practical.
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Old 08-19-2015, 02:51 PM   #649
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...now it looks almost practical.
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Old 08-21-2015, 12:58 AM   #650
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People spend thousands to get a bike that's a few ounces lighter. Unless they're pro competitors, it's a waste of money.
I used to work with an elderly engineer who was legally blind, so he couldn't drive, and rode a bike to work. Fortunately he also couldn't see how close he came to getting killed every damn day. He also collected bikes from high wheelers to exotic imports. He told me it's better to ride a 30 lb bike, than a 25 lb bike that forced him to carry a 10 lb lock/chain.
So why not eliminate all that frame weight and go with the wheels?
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Old 08-21-2015, 06:58 AM   #651
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That actually looks fun.
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Old 08-23-2015, 01:19 PM   #652
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In the beginning, god created the Indian motobikes... and they were good.
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Old 08-23-2015, 02:52 PM   #653
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I remember wanting one of those as a kid.
But I wanted a BSA even more.
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Old 08-23-2015, 11:27 PM   #654
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Stretching it, going for the record.
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Old 08-26-2015, 10:49 AM   #655
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Saw one of these commuting on a downtown DC street this morning. Went by too fast to get a picture.

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It looked at first glance like a Smart car, but then I realized it had bike wheels. You pedal it and it also has an electric motor. You can exert as much effort as you like, and they suggest letting the electric motor do the work in the morning so you arrive at work fresh and clean, and pedal on the way home, only using the motor to help on hills.
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Old 08-26-2015, 09:50 PM   #656
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That isn't much vehicle for $5500.
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Old 08-26-2015, 09:57 PM   #657
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The manufacturers liability insurance is probably a grand for each.
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Old 08-28-2015, 10:06 AM   #658
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One of the hazards of spoke wheels, especially off road.
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Old 08-28-2015, 11:04 AM   #659
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no front derailleur, interesting.
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Old 08-28-2015, 02:39 PM   #660
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Folks are running 1x10 so you don't throw a chain. Most of what I ride could be done middle chainring but I do like to have that grannie on steep long climbs.
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