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Old 03-09-11, 11:05 PM   #1
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What would you call these bikes?

These are a couple of interesting creations I saw a few years ago at our local Second Saturday art festival. I think the second bike may be called a "bounce bike", but I'm not sure.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=90qn-ojoow8

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Old 03-12-11, 03:56 PM   #2
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we call those bikes "humpy bikes" but i don't think there is an actual name for them.
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Old 03-14-11, 02:02 PM   #3
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we call those bikes "humpy bikes" but i don't think there is an actual name for them.
LOL! Thanks
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A bike with one or both wheels that have an offset hub I've always heard referred to as a "bucking bronco".
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A bike with one or both wheels that have an offset hub I've always heard referred to as a "bucking bronco".
LOL! I can just imagine what that would be like going downhill
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I call them Ingo bikes.

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Ingo was a particular brand name. I'd go with "bounce bike" for that one. Looks like it's nearly got too much rolling resistance to actually work like one, though.

That other one, we call a "recumbent".
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That other one, we call a "recumbent".
I know it has a recumbent design, but I thought there might be another name for it since it is so unusual.

Hopefully the creators of that bike see this thread and chime in
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