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Old 02-29-08, 06:22 PM   #1
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"skywalker" 12 foot tall bike

Not mine by any means, but impressive none the less

http://gizmodo.com/362227/skywalker-...jedi-abilities
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Old 02-29-08, 08:32 PM   #2
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Interesting steering system on the silver bike, too.

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Old 03-01-08, 05:52 PM   #3
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Nice engineering, nice build quality.
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Bradd Graham (who built Skywalker) posts on some other sites, including the chopper magazine one, who's name escapes me. He also has a really good book - AtomicZombie's Bicycle Builder's Bonanza, which I found very inspiring. His site is here:

http://www.atomiczombie.com/
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Bradd Graham (who built Skywalker) posts on some other sites, including the chopper magazine one, who's name escapes me. He also has a really good book - AtomicZombie's Bicycle Builder's Bonanza, which I found very inspiring. His site is here:

http://www.atomiczombie.com/
I like their decals .

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I am actually considering to build one, does any one have the design for steering the SkyWalker
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Old 03-02-08, 12:41 PM   #7
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that is really cool.
but i'm sure i'd prefer one that you could survive a fall from.
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yup he just put them up the other day
http://www.instructables.com/id/The-...lBike-Project/
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Looks weird

Itz funny, i will buy one and for cutting tree branches heheehe
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It's beautifully stable and serene-looking. Inverted pendulum for the win!
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Old 03-18-08, 08:36 PM   #11
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Spotted this while browsing around:

http://www.mrdoo.co.uk/stilts.bike.htm
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i've been thinkinga bout a way to make someone riding a normal talbike look like that, maybe by conecting the top set of pedals and the bottom set with 2x4's or somthing. good for parades and such
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I think it looks cool, I wouldn't want to ride like that. I would be especially concerned that the stilts would keep you from making an emergency dismount if you needed to. In that guy's case, he can probably be more selective about where he rides to avoid the issue.
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