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Old 10-14-09, 01:54 PM   #1
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Bike polo?

Is this the right section to talk about bike polo.? Harcourt bike polo.
Anyways I was wondering how many of you all out there play bike polo.
Maybe a picture thread of your bikes. I just got into it about 3 weeks ago. Although me and some of my friends as kids played a game a lot like it.
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Old 10-14-09, 02:24 PM   #2
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i'm a polo'er

MOLO represent (Mobile Bike Polo)
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Old 10-14-09, 02:41 PM   #3
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No reason not to talk about it in here, but there's probably more polo players in the single speed/fixed gear forum.
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Zoobombers play rolo, which is bike polo played on kid's (16" wheels) bikes
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Old 10-14-09, 03:03 PM   #5
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Zoobombers play rolo, which is bike polo played on kid's (16" wheels) bikes
lmao. i play on a 20" mongoose frame. i'm 6'5"

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Old 10-15-09, 10:46 AM   #6
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lmao. i play on a 20" mongoose frame. i'm 6'5"

here's my polo bike, coaster brake and all.

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^^ seems like it's geared pretty hight for a polo bike?
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meh. it's what i had laying around, and i needed a polo bike, so.....

it's really not bad. it's all factory parts (from various mongoose and other kids' bikes). works out pretty nice too. tight radius vs all those fixies out there.
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ha nice. Polo is a blast. We had a good turn out and got to play some full games last week. Great time.

Something happened to my breaks where I just couldn't stop. That was hard but made it fun in another way.
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Bike polo is a great time.

There is a lot of info over on www.bikepolo.ca
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Old 10-18-09, 02:58 PM   #11
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Your right that is a good polo resorce. thanks.
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yeah i play, not much this summer, new baby, and I sprained my ankle playing soccer in the spring....it's just starting to feel okay now. But I do love polo. I play on grass. I have 2 bikes, an orange single speed, coaster with one brake lever that operates both brakes. It's my loaner for newbies, and my back-up bike, I need to gear it down a notch. I like a 2-1 ratio. My yellow one is fixed out, no brakes. Both are rockhoppers.
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I'm picking it up. I know a group that plays every other Friday.
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^^ seems like it's geared pretty hight for a polo bike?
tiny wheels dude....
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haha, fantastic, didnt even realise bike polo was so popular, anyone got any info on bike polo in the merseyside, england region?
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Old 12-04-09, 11:50 PM   #16
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I believe it officially started over there, or close to; Ireland I think. But I also would think that enough folks have "thought they invented it" that nobody will ever know exactly where bicycle polo actually started. A fairly recent world championship match was held in irleand.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gx4LnFXcD5s
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Even Better:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HbuvO...eature=related

I love how "bicycle polo" is referred to as bizzarr, yet people don't seem to think that equestrian polo is bizzarr.
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Bike polo is the bicycle+ball sport for people not talented enough to play radball. (myself included)

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Bike polo is the bicycle+ball sport for people not talented enough to play radball. (myself included)

And that includes me.

Very impressive ball and bike handling skills.
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