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Old 10-16-06, 02:02 PM   #1
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bike costumes

any one have their ideas planned out for halloween? whacha gonna make yer bike into for the glorious day of darkness and candies? i've got a costume but it doesn't fit with my bike.. alas.. the costume is a giant rabbit outfit.. but it's gonna be a laboratory test animal brains showing, electrodes coming out.. ya know good clean family fun
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Old 10-16-06, 02:06 PM   #2
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I was thinking of this also.
A Mormon missionary.
or a matador, complete with bullhorn handlebars.
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Old 10-16-06, 02:11 PM   #3
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an amish dude?
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Old 10-16-06, 02:38 PM   #4
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I think I'm going to have to have more than one costume.
One for on the bike, one for a party.

My Sealab jumpsuit should be good to ride in =]
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Old 10-17-06, 05:56 AM   #5
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My whole house is going as Team Zissou from Life Aquatic and I'm riding the tamdem by myself becuase we're going to make it look like the Belafonte, flag and all.
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Old 10-17-06, 10:37 AM   #6
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My whole house is going as Team Zissou from Life Aquatic and I'm riding the tamdem by myself becuase we're going to make it look like the Belafonte, flag and all.
LOL I love that movie
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Old 10-17-06, 12:51 PM   #7
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I think that I'll be a Sheikh for the October CM. Just need to get me one of those black, round rope-headbands and a white sheet. I guess that I better borrow a kevlar vest too. Anything to Sheikh my booty.
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Old 10-17-06, 02:23 PM   #8
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im only wearing a wig with very very long hair, can you guess who i am? i hope i dont get arrested this time! fast eddie outty

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But she has very short hair...
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I ride a tandem around on halloween. I bought a medical grade life sized plastic skelton on ebay and rigged it up so it pedals when I do (simply strap the feet to the pedals and ...voila).

I'm including a picture. I posted this on the tandems area last week. Herman is the skeleton. I don't usually have time to get myself a costume, because I spend too much time fixing the skeleton, as he's wasn't really designed to ride around on a bike, he's just designed to hang in a closet and have a professor point at him. I've redone his knee joints, shoulders, and elbows, hips and ankles. Some have been redone several times.

total invested, a couple of hundred bucks, and about 100 hours of time (designing and tweaking, fixing, and retweaking).

Old cut up innertubes keep his knees from bending the wrong way, pulling them back to the correct position, and electrical conduit holds him up, and is the "seatpost"
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Old 10-23-06, 12:25 PM   #11
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I like that the skeleton is wearing a "hair net".
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Hmm. The tandem-skeleton gave me the idea of me dressing up as a Sheikh, with a fake bush as the stoker.
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I plan on being Elliot (from ET!) I'll just wear a hoody, and let a stuffed version of an ET doll ride in the basket in front of me. And of course, I'll rig a ramp so I take flight over the glowing moon, too!
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Old 10-24-06, 02:01 PM   #14
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someone could wear discovery kit and run around like Lance Armstrong?
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Or you could dress "regular" and ride a costume bike.
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hehe - look who I ride with ...

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Old 10-31-06, 08:58 AM   #18
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But she has very short hair...
Who, Lady Godiva?
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Last year I went to a party as a fat (old-school tv show Batman) and dressed up my cruiser-trike as the Fat-mobile with bat wings on the rear basket and handle-bars and cardboard fairings.
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