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Old 12-03-08, 10:42 PM   #1
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If Foo were a Bike What Kind of Bike would She Be?

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I personally think Foo is like a well cobbled-together fixed gear conversion.
Lots of parts that weren't designed to go together but it works reliably
even if it is a little dangerous, in a fun way.
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Sleek and sweet.
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I picture more of a ******ed tallbike tandem with training wheels, a skipping chain, a four-pound bell, and ape-hangers, but is comfortable and fun, and somehow reaches that level of ugly that almost wraps around to attractive.
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that's about right.

more streamers, tho.
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Old 12-03-08, 10:46 PM   #6
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Definitely not a porteur bike--
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Exactly. But with a catapult built in somewhere.
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Ok--close--but it needs to have platform for the open
mike of anonymous burlesque and emotional strip-tease
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I retract my vote, and lend my full support to the Japanese lowrider van bike.
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Ok--close--but it needs to have platform for the open
mike of anonymous burlesque and emotional strip-tease
That would be the business end of the catapult.
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Ok--close--but it needs to have platform for the open
mike of anonymous burlesque and emotional strip-tease
And if it has that, it also needs a gong.
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And if it has that, it also needs a gong.
True... and a trap door.
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this description is starting to look like the initial design suggestions for the foo jersey thread.
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Old 12-03-08, 11:10 PM   #14
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True... and a trap door.
and a dungeon.
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and a brothel.
Fixxxed.
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Old 12-03-08, 11:18 PM   #16
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a dothel or a brungeon?
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a dothel or a brungeon?
Let's see, one is for sadists, the other is for masochists. Why not both? This obviously ain't no weight-weenie bike.
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It needs studded tires for when we go to Rochester to abduct Tude.
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If such a venture were to be successful I'd wager you would need
more than studded tires.

Maybe if it had a "free candy" sign. . .
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It needs studded tires for when we go to Rochester to abduct Tude.
And an empty beer container for her monkeys.
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And an empty beer container for her monkeys.
And several full beer containers for this bike's inhabitants.
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One that made a little noise while riding, ran backwards, leaned a little to the left, but had a hell of a nice paint job and a lot of friends
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Whatever bike is sturdy enough for the clown century alley-cat bmx peloton tour of french canada.
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And following the Foo Bicycle will be the Beer Wagon!

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