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Old 02-19-06, 07:07 PM   #1
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Chariot bicycles

Seen on Craigslist: Chariot bicycles
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Old 02-19-06, 09:50 PM   #2
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These arent one of a kind.

I have one.
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Old 02-19-06, 09:57 PM   #3
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So they're at least three of a kind, and probably more. How do you like it?

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I could swear that I saw an infomercial for these things a few years ago. Once you kick off and get rolling initially, you can apparently propel them by swerving back and forth with the handlebars, kind of like a fish swimming. I have no idea if this is very effective or not. Regardless, they don't look very fast or like much of a smooth ride with those tiny wheels in the back. Weird idea though.
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I could swear that I saw an infomercial for these things a few years ago. Once you kick off and get rolling initially, you can apparently propel them by swerving back and forth with the handlebars, kind of like a fish swimming. I have no idea if this is very effective or not. Regardless, they don't look very fast or like much of a smooth ride with those tiny wheels in the back. Weird idea though.
This isnt that.

I thought it was fun, untill I outgrew it. Then I threw on some big ol' dolly castors on the back which bumped up the entertaiment value tenfold, then some **** stole it.
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Old 02-19-06, 11:06 PM   #6
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Seems like it might be fun on a zoobomb-type ride.

That, or hitch it to another bike and get towed, just like a real chariot.
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Old 04-23-06, 08:12 PM   #7
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Looks like Schwinn made some too:

Schwinn Gladiator
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Old 04-24-06, 02:42 PM   #8
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I used to see one everyday when going to work. The guy always rode on the sidewalk, and took up the whole sidewalk too...
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Old 04-25-06, 11:17 AM   #9
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We did a chariot race here in KC....cut the tops off of shopping carts and tied ropes to 'em and raced laps around a parking lot....instant carnage and a ton of fun.
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What are those contraptions called that look like one of those old push scooters but it has bike tires and the rear tire has the axle off center? You ride it by hopping up and down on it. I saw one in a parade last year.

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Kinda reminds me of this:

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