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Old 11-28-10, 03:06 PM   #1
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Brompton on the water

for the brompton riders
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jIcV_...ayer_embedded#!
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While I can't understand the narrator, the voiceover makes the video take on too serious a tone. Still, a pretty cool find!
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Old 11-28-10, 09:28 PM   #3
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Thank you for posting this very interesting video. I cannot understand German, but I was still gained great insight on adapting Bromptons (or any other folding bike for that manner) to something that while it was not designed or envisioned for, it still performed well.
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Interesting... if a bit pointless...
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Fun video. Thanks for sharing the link.
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I thought they where going to continue their Journey down the river or something but they all stopped. The funny thing is it would be easier to just pull out an inflatable canoe, shove the brompton in the front while you sit in the back and paddle downstream. That pontoon bike needs a good balance to be up that high with a good chance of flipping. But then again you can just ride the road that goes along the river hahah.
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cool find
I can understand and it is a little overzealous and dramatic voiceover for something nobody really needs.
It wont change all our lives either.
In the time you rig the whole thing you can ride around the lake .... but that is not the issue anyhow...
from a engineering standpoint it is cool no doubt ....
from a safety on the water aspect : its a toy and better stays on shallow areas without any waves or any other traffic....

those speedos look awful dont they .... I have to retire mine !

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Am I the only one who thinks this belongs on BSNYC?
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