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Old 11-29-07, 08:34 AM   #1
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Block Rockin' Beats

From today's NY Times: http://www.nytimes.com/2007/11/29/nyregion/29bikes.html








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Old 11-29-07, 09:09 AM   #2
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Now add up all the pinch flat potential in these pics.
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Old 11-29-07, 09:16 AM   #3
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Now add up all the pinch flat potential in these pics.
Maybe that's why the guy in the top picture looks so sad.
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Old 11-29-07, 11:17 AM   #4
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If they point all the speakers to the back, do you think that they could propel the bike down the road with just the sound?
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Old 11-29-07, 01:39 PM   #5
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Don't post this in A & S, you'll get people too excited.

Interesting, although not my cup of tea...

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Old 11-29-07, 02:27 PM   #6
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i know people like to bump when they roll, but thats like the rule that your system shouldn't cost more than the car its rolling in....
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Old 11-29-07, 03:23 PM   #7
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I'll admit it... I REALLY want to build a sub box specifically for a BOB yak type trailer... but those are overkill.
I just wanna have the music cranked with a nice deep sound while blowing down the road in a 20+mph pace-line

Oh yeah, pinch flats? Caster wheels can't get pinch flats... those are the REAL support The bike wheel is just propulsion.
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those bikes are ridiculous and i love them! anything over the top is cool w/ me! amongst v-twin motor riders there is a saying "loud pipes save lives" maybe loud bicycles will help them get noticed by traffic! too cool man! fast eddie outty
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those bikes are ridiculous and i love them! anything over the top is cool w/ me! amongst v-twin motor riders there is a saying "loud pipes save lives" maybe loud bicycles will help them get noticed by traffic! too cool man! fast eddie outty

I think that the idea is definitely to get noticed! I have to say I'd rather see people riding bikes around with stero systems than simply squashing wattage into the back of their car's trunk .

The neighbour directly across the street from me has a wattage squash vehicle with all the speakers facing directly out the back--I had to wander over one day to point out to him that even though HE couldn't hear it, it was pointing DIRECTLY at my front bedroom when he parked in his driveway . He apologised profusely, and has not woken me up since .

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that exact thing happened to me...after having this middle aged overweight long haired heavily tattood fella come out of my house in my underwear and throw rocks at his newly painted euro lo lo....i havent heard a peep!
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that exact thing happened to me...after having this middle aged overweight long haired heavily tattood fella come out of my house in my underwear and throw rocks at his newly painted euro lo lo....i havent heard a peep!

Are you sure you didn't wander over looking like your MySpace photo? I love that .

As long as your neighbour got the message...it's all good!

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hey can they ride when the systems working or will that scratch there records
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