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Amputee veteran's bike recovered

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by Pegboy, Jun 27, 2013.

  1. Pegboy

    Pegboy Turbo Monkey

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    canadmos Mater Slayer

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    That is awesome that he got it back.

    Vitalmtb should do a bike check on it.
     
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    Jm_ Turbo Monkey

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    Yeah, but there are several still missing (I live in Anchorage).

    We do have some awesome riding up here.
     
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    JohnE filthy rascist

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    I used to ride the trails at Kincaid alot...great place!
     
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    how does it shift with your knees? Di2 shifters mounted to the top-tube? What about braking?

    Sounds cool, glad he got it back.
     
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    daydreaming about a new rhythm line.....
    looks like he has to lean backward or get behind the saddle somehow...
     
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    Pegboy Turbo Monkey

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    Yep, that's a big break lever on the back of the saddle. He is a prosthetic patient at the facility that I work at. I've seen the set up and, while it works pretty well, it certainly lengthens reaction time. I have not seen the finished version of the shifters, so I can't speak to those. Looks scarier than most of the DH stuff I do!