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    Sideways bike


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    Even if it does, I won't ride one...

    It is very interesting, but when I saw it, my initial thought was, "Just because you can doesn't mean you should."

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    Another fine example of British humor?

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    At least it isn't likely to get stolen!
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    Is it April 1 already?

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    The article says it all. A normal bike reprogrammed by a software designer.!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Little Darwin
    It is very interesting, but when I saw it, my initial thought was, "Just because you can doesn't mean you should."

    +1

    The story points out a couple of "minor" kinks -- only 60 percent of all riders are coordinated enough to ride one, and you have a blind spot to traffic . . . other than that, I'm sure everyone will be lining up to buy one

    Get's my "It might be a sign . . . " award
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    WOW!!! What a ride!"

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    Possibly the dumbest bike idea ever.

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    What, no recumbent version?
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    I think I much prefer this kind of sideways biking:


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    Might appeal to Tom Bombadil -- relieves that stepover problem!
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    Humour - possibly.

    Fine example-Don't think so.
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    ride that **** drunk!!!!

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    That looks like the answer to a question that was never asked.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Digital Gee
    Might appeal to Tom Bombadil -- relieves that stepover problem!
    Especially that little one from part-way down the page!

    I've got $200 burning a hole in my pocket until that one comes out at Christmas!

    I plan on riding it through the Shire to impress all of my hobbit friends.
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    I saw the second one, smaller wheels, on the news the other day and thought what all you guys are saying...It will never go as something on the bike store shelves, or I should say it will stay on the shelves... a toy at best peace

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    With two forks, is the carbon fiber version twice as likely to fail unexpectedly?

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