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    Six-person "bicycle"

    The link below is for Craig's List in the Raleigh, NC area. Does anyone know anything about the performance of this type of machine?
    http://raleigh.craigslist.org/bik/905422963.html
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lurch View Post
    The link below is for Craig's List in the Raleigh, NC area. Does anyone know anything about the performance of this type of machine?
    http://raleigh.craigslist.org/bik/905422963.html
    Cool machine. I imagine it depends on who's pedaling. I've ridden a conference bike and even with just the owner and me on board, we were flying down the street. Far faster than the usual six passengers who never ride bicycles.

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    I STILL miss East Hill :) Rollfast's Avatar
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    Looks like a cool machine, I have seen it before.. Agree that the speed would depend on the ratio of weight to "muscle" and a desire to go for it, or just a sunday drive in the country mentality. For those who want to really go, hope it has good brakes.

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    I haven't tried one. From what I have read, they are for novelty use at the seashore, or neighborhood fun, and would not normally be used for transportation anywhere (IE, they're slow). Normally called a "surrey".

    Oh yeah, most of these that I've seen, only 4 people pedal- other two seats don't have pedals. That's where you put your 2-year-old.
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    They rent those things out around here. Novelty item for tourists.

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    these are rented to tourists in Monterey CA also. Meh.

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    A Donutmobile with riders wearing matching outfits creates a bolder presence than random tourists on surreys. A paceline is linear but a pacecircle is...is....so hard to get anywhere:
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    Slow and difficult to steer.
    Forget it if a wheel rolls into the sand.
    Lame.

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    "be careful this rando stuff is addictive and dan's the 'pusher'."

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    "be careful this rando stuff is addictive and dan's the 'pusher'."

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