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Old 01-24-08, 11:26 AM   #1
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bike built entirely out of wood!

freewheel, chain, everything. this is so cool

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Old 01-24-08, 11:40 AM   #2
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yes, yes it is
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Old 01-24-08, 12:21 PM   #3
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Right off of Gillegan's Island.

I want to see him ride it, though.
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Old 01-24-08, 12:25 PM   #4
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Right off of Gillegan's Island.

I want to see him ride it, though.
I hope it's flat where he rides it... I don't think it has a brake.
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Old 01-24-08, 12:33 PM   #5
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I'm wondering how much it weighs.

He does mention in his article that he has the rachet system so that he can go downhill without pedalling, so apparently it's not completely flat.

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Old 01-24-08, 12:42 PM   #6
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Wilmaaaaaa!
That, is slicker than owl-dung. Maybe he could melt beeswax onto the chain rollers for longer life?
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Old 01-24-08, 03:37 PM   #7
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WTF! How freakin creative!
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Old 01-24-08, 03:48 PM   #8
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That's wonderful.
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Old 01-24-08, 05:10 PM   #9
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That's pretty cool! I don't think it would actually work for any significant amount of time, but I sure have to applaud his ingenuity and sticktoitness.
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Old 01-25-08, 11:32 AM   #10
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I once saw an old bicycle (c. 1903) that had shaft drive, and the gear on the end of the shaft was made of wood.
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Old 01-25-08, 11:40 AM   #11
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amazing, i dont think ive ever been as impressed with a bike build as i am with this one. i know nothing, back to the garage for me!!
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Old 02-08-08, 05:28 PM   #12
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Great job with the aesthetics and artistry; however, I hope you will only use it for non-functional purposes!
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That is very unique indeed.
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I suppose you would use furniture polish to shine it.Watch out for slivers. That said it is an incredible project and you deserve Kudos, well done!

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Old 03-26-08, 08:15 AM   #15
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the chain and the gearing will break if he rides it
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the chain and the gearing will break if he rides it
He has actually ridden it...

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correction: the chain and gearing would break if I rode it.
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Old 03-26-08, 02:01 PM   #19
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Work of art....very nice. I think Id have stained it though. The amount of time in the chain had to be something. Hats off to you on this one....well done !!!!
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Old 04-20-08, 05:45 PM   #20
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niiiice
but i think i like the bamboo bikes better
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Old 05-04-08, 07:15 PM   #21
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+1 for bamboo bikes
theyre awesome
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