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Old 05-22-07, 10:45 AM   #1
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A Bike For the 50+ Crowd

http://www.averagjoe.com/0522b


Yes, those really are pedals.

And yes, that is how this thing moves.
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Old 05-22-07, 10:49 AM   #2
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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.
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Old 05-22-07, 10:50 AM   #3
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Where do I get one
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Looks like a good idea to me..............peace
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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
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Old 05-22-07, 12:57 PM   #6
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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.
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Old 05-22-07, 01:06 PM   #7
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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. ...
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Old 05-22-07, 01:25 PM   #8
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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. ...
That has to be the best seat in the house I wonder what the MPG is on that thing?
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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.
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Old 05-23-07, 07:05 AM   #10
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"down" being the operative word in that sentence, given the thing's weight.
Nah, it's probably all carbon fiber
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