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Old 07-16-06, 07:58 PM   #1
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The swankest bike in the world

Is the Koga Aeroblade.

I am skeptical of it's durability, but that **** probably flies!

Edit: Sorry, I couldn't resist the pun. It actually won't be flying anywhere as it weighs about 28 lbs.
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Old 07-16-06, 08:02 PM   #2
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28lbs stock, which for a ti/carbon bike is 100% BS

no sale
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Old 07-16-06, 08:09 PM   #3
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The frame probably doesn't weigh too much. It's the crazy wheels, mudguards, chainguard, disc brakes, and rohloff hub that is adding the extra weight.
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16 grand+ for a bike and they put a ****ty 70s bike boom saddle on it?!
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Old 07-16-06, 08:21 PM   #5
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16 grand+ for a bike and they put a ****ty 70s bike boom saddle on it?!
Brooks B17 trimmed in Hulshof Litano leather - by Ellermeyer
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Old 07-16-06, 08:23 PM   #6
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Ah, guess I didn't click on the specs...
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Old 07-16-06, 10:24 PM   #7
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Damn I want those wheels!
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Old 07-16-06, 10:41 PM   #8
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wtf is the point of that bike? Why?
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Old 07-16-06, 10:51 PM   #9
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why not? at least it's not some bs full suspension piece of ****.
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Old 07-16-06, 10:53 PM   #10
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Damn I want those wheels!
The spokes look somewhat like the ribs of the wheels on the racecar "inspiring" it. The whole scheme is just marketing to go with the 187 MPH racecar. The rear fender would be worthless. Remember folks the car (and bike) are meant for Europe.
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Old 07-16-06, 10:55 PM   #11
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I noticed that there's no price in USD. It's so awesome they don't even sell it to Americans.
(These days, can't say as I blame them)
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Old 07-16-06, 11:16 PM   #12
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awesome. ugly...but awesome.
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Those wheels must cause a flywheel effect that make you blast up the hills!
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that bike scares me...
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i say again, 28lbs.

keep your rohloff, keep your brooks, keep your ti frame and carbon doodads.

if you have $10k + to drop on a bike you're a fool if you buy that

this will piss all over it for a fraction of the price

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EB: That Spyker thing is not for actual riding... More for putting on the showroom floor at a car dealership beside the car...
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i want whoever made this bike to be punched


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EB: That Spyker thing is not for actual riding... More for putting on the showroom floor at a car dealership beside the car...
A 16+ grand hood ornament!
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Old 07-17-06, 02:00 PM   #20
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Moved out of SS/fixies as this bike is neither.
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id buy it
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Old 07-17-06, 10:03 PM   #22
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Moved out of SS/fixies as this bike is neither.
I wouldn't call it a bike either.
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Old 07-17-06, 10:15 PM   #23
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I noticed that there's no price in USD. It's so awesome they don't even sell it to Americans.
(These days, can't say as I blame them)
Ahhh yes, those pesky Merkins.
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Lol looks like it belongs in sky captain and the world of tomorow. In other words looks like some one in the 50s idea of the bikes youd see in 2k haha.


Id not ride it even if it was like 16 pound range those wheel look dangerous. Ive heard stories of bladded spokes in some cases causeing the bike to be harder to control. I can only imagine what the effect of those would be. Im thinkign similar to a disk wheel on the front of a bike very rudder like effect.

If i buy a unuseal bike with unuseal construction and design it would be a calfee bamboo. Much nicer bike imo with more visual intrest as well.
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