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Old 08-16-07, 02:39 PM   #1
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I loved when the 'bangers in my neighbourhood did this:



I haven't seen bars turned upside down like that in ages...
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Old 08-16-07, 02:45 PM   #2
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Why can't I edit the title of this thread or delete it? The title should have read 'bangers. As in headbangers.
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Old 08-16-07, 02:46 PM   #3
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There are a few bikes in Denver like that. Looks goofy as all heck but whatever. It's their bike.... straight out of the 70s.
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Old 08-16-07, 05:38 PM   #4
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I saw one on the way home today. It was some homeless looking guy in a trucker hat on an old Peugeot. I'm sure he had no idea he was riding a classic. If it was a bigger frame, I would have offered him some cash for it. And spun the bars back around, naturally.
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Old 08-16-07, 06:07 PM   #5
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Fixed. We get flipped bars from time to time. Cheaper than a riser bar.
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They're called bumbars. And don't chuckle just yet! I've seen a cyclist with full lycra kit riding them like that.
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Old 08-16-07, 06:33 PM   #7
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those are widely available in the columbus market as well
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DUI bars. Classic.
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This is standard stuff around here; I call 'em "redneck rockets". Usually ratty old 10-speeds, you get the impression that the only reason the dude is riding the bike is because he lost his licence.
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This is standard stuff around here; I call 'em "redneck rockets". Usually ratty old 10-speeds, you get the impression that the only reason the dude is riding the bike is because he lost his licence.
Or crashed his '78 Firebird "project car".
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So perfect.
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Yep. We call em DUIcycles around here. Thank heavens they're mostly old Sears bikes and whatnot here though, I would cry if I saw an old higher end Raleigh or Peugeot torn up like that.
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You can fit a case of beer in between and the bars holds it like a cradle.
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Yep. We call em DUIcycles around here. Thank heavens they're mostly old Sears bikes and whatnot here though, I would cry if I saw an old higher end Raleigh or Peugeot torn up like that.
I'm tempted to do that to my bike:


That would kick ass on those long slow rides.
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I'm tempted to do that to my bike:


That would kick ass on those long slow rides.
Do it. It'd be 'core.
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