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    Transparent aluminum folding bike!

    I saw this bike folded up today while at the market. It is made of a prototype transparent aluminum and extremely light. The wheels at not 20" but then again, its a prototype bike. Check it out:

    http://user-agent.org/tafbike

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    Re; transparent aluminum

    yea, but I think someone will make fun of you if you ride it.

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    Cheap.

    The real one comes with Transparent Unobtainium wheels and extra light Xymilinitenium rubber tires.



    Too bad it doesn't fold though...

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    Well it doesn't need to fold, does it...? You just leave it where you stop riding and collect it afterwards. If you remember where you put it.

    As for flights, no need to pack it either. Just leave it in the aircraft aisle.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jur View Post
    Well it doesn't need to fold, does it...? You just leave it where you stop riding and collect it afterwards. If you remember where you put it.

    As for flights, no need to pack it either. Just leave it in the aircraft aisle.
    People might trip over it though. Its a lawsuit magnet...I don't want it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by yamcha View Post
    I saw this bike folded up today while at the market. It is made of a prototype transparent aluminum and extremely light. The wheels at not 20" but then again, its a prototype bike. Check it out:

    http://user-agent.org/tafbike
    I've got a whole bike made of that, brakes, wheels, tyres and all. I'm selling it. It's yours for $200. Email me for the paypal address. It is pictured below up against a white sheet. Postage won't cost much because it's ultra-light too.

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    I believe the Emperor has some new cycling-specific clothes to wear with that!

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Emperor's_New_Clothes

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    Quote Originally Posted by senseamp View Post
    I believe the Emperor has some new cycling-specific clothes to wear with that!

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Emperor's_New_Clothes
    I sell those too. Wanna look?
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    That's a pretty tight rear cluster.

    Hope you ride the flats.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 14R View Post
    Cheap.


    this photo is funny stuff.

    i dont really get the point of this post. i was hoping of seeing an amazing bike with transparent aluminum, all i got was just two full size bike wheels, whats that all about?

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