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Stupidly Tall Bikes (12-15 feet) are now a Thing
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Insanely tall, wobbly bikes are now a thing on the west coast.  This may be limited here with all our overpass, viaducts and tree branches and what notEven taller and more wobbly (look at it as he…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Haddon yesterday.

Philippe Starks bike design is pretty amazing.
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Ok not amazing as in all carbon fiber and high tech but a bike that would be astonishingly easy to use.  Less 'step-through' than 'step-on' .  I'm trying to think of a comparable update in the…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by David P. on Thursday.

What happened to biking hand signals?
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So I can't remember the last time I even saw anyone use those biking hand signals. I'm not sure I even know them to be honest.  Do they still cover these things anywhere? At elementary school age I…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Anne Alt Oct 14.

Bike Production Videos
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I found this to be oddly relaxing, the announcer is really, really smooth. Having gotten to the point where I can put a wheel together I think this would make life so much easier if I invested in one…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by A.K.A Paul Oct 14.

 

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Haddon replied to Haddon's discussion Stupidly Tall Bikes (12-15 feet) are now a Thing
"I agree.  I'm semi-squeamish on heights, (these guys are truly fucking insane) but the guy in the second video at least had the sense to do his ride on a closed course. The first guy went for his ride on a route he hadn't even scouted…"
yesterday
A.K.A Paul replied to Haddon's discussion Stupidly Tall Bikes (12-15 feet) are now a Thing
"That is crazy!"
Monday
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Stupidly Tall Bikes (12-15 feet) are now a Thing

Insanely tall, wobbly bikes are now a thing on the west coast.  This may be limited here with all our overpass, viaducts and tree branches and what notEven taller and more wobbly (look at it as he climbs up) See More
Sunday
Haddon replied to BritBoy's discussion Perceptions of cyclists
"I have been trying to find the right model that might apply.  This is the one that pops up and it's past my bedtime so it's the one I'm going to go with.  The current angst about cycling is a reflection of it's growing…"
Sunday
Haddon replied to Reba 4.0 mi's discussion Cyclist shot by another cyclist in Logan Square
"Oh, a Dune reference (Frank not but certainly not Brian) is ever appreciated.  I now lay down the gauntlet for discobandito to deploy literary references. Take up the challenge if you will.  H "
Saturday
Haddon replied to SC's discussion Woman spotted riding Divvy Rental Bike on Dan Ryan
"I'll second this.  Living downtown and in the south burbs there were plenty of times when it got unnerving out in suburbia. Partly it's because city drivers are usually on high alert, there is no telling when people/bike/baby …"
Thursday
David P. replied to Haddon's discussion Philippe Starks bike design is pretty amazing.
"Doug, I'm sure that its combination of lateral stiffness and vertical compliance is perfectly cromulent. David "
Thursday
Haddon replied to Haddon's discussion Philippe Starks bike design is pretty amazing.
">Philippe Starck unveils the bike-scooter hybrid PIBAL for Bordeaux citizens. 3000 of the bikes are expected to be manufactured by Peugeot by the end of this year, and will be added to Bordeaux’s bicycle sharing program. The City PIBAL…"
Thursday
Nançois 8.5 replied to Haddon's discussion Philippe Starks bike design is pretty amazing.
"Cool design, but wouldn't the low undercarriage get stuck on potholes? This seems unsuited to our "off-road" road conditions."
Thursday
Tricolor replied to Haddon's discussion Philippe Starks bike design is pretty amazing.
"How do you keep from breaking your shins trying to kick-scoot that thing?"
Thursday
Anne Alt replied to Haddon's discussion Philippe Starks bike design is pretty amazing.
"Optional. But would you wear a funny hat instead? ;)  "
Thursday
Chitown_Mike replied to Haddon's discussion Philippe Starks bike design is pretty amazing.
"The real question for me is:  Would I have to wear the scarf if I rode that?"
Thursday
Anne Alt replied to Haddon's discussion Philippe Starks bike design is pretty amazing.
"Absolutely. Something like this isn't a long distance bike but is perfectly suitable for someone dressed for work or an evening out who is riding a short distance.  "
Thursday
Jeff Schneider replied to Haddon's discussion Philippe Starks bike design is pretty amazing.
"For pedaling 2 or 3 miles to work, wearing a dress, it looks like just the right thing. "
Thursday
KevinM replied to Haddon's discussion Philippe Starks bike design is pretty amazing.
"Neither of which are that big of a deal for a dutch style commuter. "
Thursday
Haddon replied to SC's discussion Woman spotted riding Divvy Rental Bike on Dan Ryan
"I'm sure this was posted before but it's of the moment, if this was me I'd be terrified. "
Oct 15

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At 9:45pm on September 18, 2014, Tandemonium said…
I like the cut of your jib. Excellent 'shop skills.
 
 
 

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