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Old 04-26-08, 05:37 PM   #1
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Scary bike engineering of the day



Yep, nothing like having the brake cable routed right under the seatpost, where one big hit would drive the seatpost right into it, making the rear brake unusable.

(Sorry for the bad image from my cellphone.)
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Old 04-26-08, 05:39 PM   #2
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i think thats the least of that bikes worries....
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Old 04-26-08, 08:04 PM   #3
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looks like it's an x-mart bike. the "suspension" is cosmetic, anyway.
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Old 04-26-08, 08:28 PM   #4
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wow as for the ornamental comment, its more like a deathtrap i had a friend get hurt when the so called shock broke he got a nice compesation curtesy of huffy
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Old 04-26-08, 09:30 PM   #5
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The bracket holding the cable in position looks like it could be bent to either side giving you a little more room.
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What makes you think an engineer had anything to do with the design of that bike?

At best it was a conceptual artist.
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Those look like some horrendous welds.
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I think if the seatpost goes down far enough to sever the cable you might have other problems to worry about
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