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  1. pnj

    pnj Turbo Monkey till the fat lady sings

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  2. DirtyMike

    DirtyMike Turbo Fluffer

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    Saw this the other day.... Looks interesting for sure,
     
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    sstalder5 Turbo Monkey

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    Looks fun, but it also looks like it takes much more skill to ride than a normal bike. Seems more like novelty than innovation. They should come up with a way to make the rear headset lockable for normal riding.
     
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  4. Westy

    Westy the teste

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    Does it come in rootbeer?
    Can you fit a Gazzi 3.0" on it?
     
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    Sam, it's sort of hard to say without getting on it. I'd try it happily.

    Edit: Notably absent in videos are any basic maneuvers like curb hopping... I dunno...
     
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  6. ultraNoob

    ultraNoob Yoshinoya Destroyer

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    No gearing = slow as a fast walk

    Looks like a hipster engineer was stretching his patchouli wings
     
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  7. MMike

    MMike A fowl peckerwood.

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    It's Josh Bechtel that did it......I find that....curious........
     
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  8. Westy

    Westy the teste

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    The seat tube angle kind of points the wrong way, bet that is super comfy.
     
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  9. pnj

    pnj Turbo Monkey till the fat lady sings

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    What is the advantage of this thing? that it is small enough to carry up stairs? I'd rather ride a normal bike or drive a car.(with a bike on my bike rack...)

    It is just missing the giant spring so it can be a swing bike.
     
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  10. Nick

    Nick My name is Nick

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    I would think that if you could rig some centrifugal clutch type hub in that wheel you'd could get a more practical top speed for commuting, without the addition of external drivetrain bits.






    Or, something.
     
  11. CrabJoe StretchPants

    CrabJoe StretchPants Reincarnated Crab Walking Head Spinning Bruce Dick

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    Certainly answers a question no-one asked.
     
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    MMike A fowl peckerwood.

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    I wonder if he built the prototype out of used Range Rover parts. His collection was vast
     
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    eaterofdog ass grabber

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    That's the dumbest ****ing thing I've ever seen.
     
  14. mandown

    mandown Poopdeck Repost

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    m e h
     
  15. Ciaran

    Ciaran Fear my banana

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    Tweaker hipster creation.
     
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    Yep. That about sums it up.
     
  17. mandown

    mandown Poopdeck Repost

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  18. CrabJoe StretchPants

    CrabJoe StretchPants Reincarnated Crab Walking Head Spinning Bruce Dick

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    I don't get it.
     
  19. mandown

    mandown Poopdeck Repost

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    Relatively obscure Simpsons moment where Chief Wiggum made a "question no-one asked" insult toward Lisa.
     
  20. Sandwich

    Sandwich Pig my fish!
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    He looks totally comfortable and natural riding that. It doesn't look squirrely at all. Few things that steer with the rear wheels are.
     
  21. CrabJoe StretchPants

    CrabJoe StretchPants Reincarnated Crab Walking Head Spinning Bruce Dick

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    I either never saw it or long-since forgotten it.
     
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    Loo, a guy had one in the parking lot at Windrock and couple Fest ago. Was funny as hell watching people give it a try. I wanted to but already had a few to many in me. It would have been ugly.
     
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    a unicycle with another unicycle attached to it? no thanks...
     
  25. DirtMcGirk

    DirtMcGirk <b>WAY</b> Dumber than N8 (to the power of ten alm

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    No no no no no.