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Old 02-25-08, 09:40 PM   #1
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Is this Shaq's bike???

I've never seen a bike so tall the rear carrier is at an angle....

http://atlanta.craigslist.org/bik/586014754.html
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Old 02-25-08, 09:42 PM   #2
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Look at Mazama's bike.....from here in Clyde's! (Those are 700c wheels, not 20")

That Schwinn there is tiny!

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Old 02-26-08, 02:13 AM   #3
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LOL. I never thought of a rear carrier. I guess I ain't getting one
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Old 02-26-08, 02:24 AM   #4
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LOL. I never thought of a rear carrier. I guess I ain't getting one
You'd be fne - you just may have to do something with p-clips to get the rack mounted and horizontal.

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Old 02-26-08, 02:29 AM   #5
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Other tall bikes:

Yao Ming's:


Shawn Bradley's:


Bill Cartwright's:
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Old 02-26-08, 06:23 AM   #6
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What is Yao Ming's bike? I like the extra tube for strength!!!
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Old 02-26-08, 07:45 AM   #7
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That is a Zinn. Zinn designed it that way for less frame flex as well as raw strength.

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Pffffttt......that's just a junior bike for some of us....

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Show us the mighty Barndoor bikes!
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It's a Gunnar Rockhound, built in Waterford, Wisconsin.
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I've never seen a bike so tall the rear carrier is at an angle....

http://atlanta.craigslist.org/bik/586014754.html
I don't know why, but CL posters rarely (if ever) post frame sizes, I've inquired on a few, I think CL needs to have a FAQ for posters.
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OOps, I thought it was a Zinn......my bad!
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I've never seen a bike so tall the rear carrier is at an angle....

http://atlanta.craigslist.org/bik/586014754.html
A lot of the racks attach to the two stays coming down to the wheel, not the seat post, and that would have let them put it on level.
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Shaquelle O'Neal has a custom built Cannondale frame. Many pro basketball players are turning to cycling for a strenuous low impact workout.
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Yao with bike next to regular guy.
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Looks like he'll have plenty of time to ride the next couple of months
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Or they buy into the company. LeBron James was once an investor in Cannondale.
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Or they buy into the company. LeBron James was once an investor in Cannondale.
James still is a minority shareholder. Dorel holds the majority share of BIKE stock and therefore controls the company.
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Looks like he'll have plenty of time to ride the next couple of months
I know! Bummer, huh?
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