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Old 10-10-07, 04:30 PM   #1
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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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Old 10-10-07, 06:12 PM   #2
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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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Old 10-10-07, 11:17 PM   #3
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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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Old 10-10-07, 11:59 PM   #4
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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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Old 10-11-07, 12:29 AM   #5
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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.
People might trip over it though. Its a lawsuit magnet...I don't want it.
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Old 10-11-07, 01:00 AM   #6
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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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Old 10-11-07, 07:10 AM   #7
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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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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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Old 10-11-07, 03:05 PM   #9
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Old 10-12-07, 09:35 AM   #10
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That's a pretty tight rear cluster.

Hope you ride the flats.
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Old 10-13-07, 01:30 PM   #11
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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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