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    wtf GIOS!


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    I saw that one a few days ago. Beats me.
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    That is crazy! Thanks for the link, I actually like it!! I went from wtf/omg to lol

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    Stupid japanese midget bikes. Shame to see one with the GIOS name.
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    There's a whole line of Gios bikes still sold in Japan. Most likely made in China or Taiwan, and not up to the same standards as the classic ones.
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    A bike like that came into the LBS where I work. The brand name on it is Billion. It seems sensible in the space savings, and it looks like a decent rider. The customer is from Japan.
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    gios and bianchi are both selling them in asia. i kinda like them...



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    Could those also have smaller wheels for stability when loaded down? Thats what I heard.

    ... but yeah they look dumb.
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    Those are some slack angles. How do they handle?
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    I was first made aware of these from a thread posted by Dawes-man. I guess they work for a congested urban environment like Tokyo.
    I don't care for the proportions. I much prefer this one with larger wheels. I think they are 24" or metric equivalent.


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