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jp173 05-22-07 10:45 AM

A Bike For the 50+ Crowd
 
http://www.averagjoe.com/0522b


Yes, those really are pedals.

And yes, that is how this thing moves.

cooker 05-22-07 10:49 AM

That'll be the post peak-oil public transit vehicle of the future.

It's a lot better than that bus that has exercise bikes on it that don't run the bus.
Searching....
Found it.


http://www.jaunted.com/files/3/bus_bike.jpg

epcolt 05-22-07 10:50 AM

Where do I get one

Floyd 05-22-07 11:03 AM

Looks like a good idea to me..............peace

Artkansas 05-22-07 11:24 AM

The carpoolers can use this bike.

http://www.conferencebike.com/bike/bikepicsideBIG.jpg

I rode one in Boston. With just the operator and me on it, it flew down the street.

The Conference Bike

wrafl 05-22-07 12:57 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by jp173
http://www.averagjoe.com/0522b


Yes, those really are pedals.

And yes, that is how this thing moves.

I dont mind the others peddaling as long as the beer keeps coming and I'm enjoying the ride.

Louis 05-22-07 01:06 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by jp173
http://www.averagjoe.com/0522b


Yes, those really are pedals.

And yes, that is how this thing moves.

The guy in the blue shirt who is sitting over the fender doesn't appear to have a crank to turn. Seems like he's getting a free ride, kind of like wheelsucking. :mad: ...:D

Beverly 05-22-07 01:25 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Louis
The guy in the blue shirt who is sitting over the fender doesn't appear to have a crank to turn. Seems like he's getting a free ride, kind of like wheelsucking. :mad: ...:D

That has to be the best seat in the house:) I wonder what the MPG is on that thing?

John E 05-22-07 07:48 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Artkansas
The carpoolers can use this bike.

I rode one in Boston. With just the operator and me on it, it flew down the street.

The Conference Bike

"down" being the operative word in that sentence, given the thing's weight.

jp173 05-23-07 07:05 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by John E
"down" being the operative word in that sentence, given the thing's weight.

Nah, it's probably all carbon fiber :D


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