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Old 01-18-04, 01:57 PM   #1
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Wal-Mart will sell RECUMBENTS !!!

Today, a spokesperson for Wal-Mart said, "We hope to attract young people to cycling with this cool new design." According to Wal-Mart the benefits of their recumbent are:

# 16-inch wheel for unique low-profile riding fun
# Adjustable 3-position seat
# Durable, weather-resistant decals
# Bright colors
# Quick and easy assembly
# Made in the USA


You can see a picture of the new Wal-Mart recumbent here - http://www.walmart.com/catalog/produ...30660804602498


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Old 01-18-04, 02:12 PM   #2
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10.5 lbs sounds too good to be true. Is this a streetgoing recumbent? All I see on the website is an exercycle which is recumbent. Could the true wieght be 10.5 kgs? I thought you were talking about a bicycle not a 16" big wheel. It is a recumbent though.

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Old 01-18-04, 02:12 PM   #3
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It can't be street legal there's no brakes!!! Or reflectors
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I love the color scheme- it looks racy! The UCI should change the rules and let Lance Armstrong ride one in the next Tour de France :-)
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I love the color scheme- it looks racy! The UCI should change the rules and let Lance Armstrong ride one in the next Tour de France :-)
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Cycletourist this was absoutely hillarious!! Thanks for putting this out there!!

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Old 01-18-04, 04:21 PM   #8
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Frame will be to flexy.
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Old 01-18-04, 04:33 PM   #9
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its a fixed recumbant.
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Remember how much fun you had on those as a kid? Our house was at the top of a hill, on a dead end street, we would spend hours riding down the hill. I can still remember the spinouts and skined knees...

cycletourist, you also found a recumbent for the fiexed gear crowd...
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Old 01-18-04, 05:52 PM   #11
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Sorry to say, I didnt even smile once.
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Is there anyone out there who can ride a fixed gear recumbant?

Oh come on Klein, the Demo 9 isn't for everyone, and recumbant riders are people too.
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Wal-Mart "special"

Thanks for the smile -
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That's ok Klein i'll cover for you.
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laugh not!

I have seen these machines in action. They go like greased lightening - so fast indeed that at times they seem out of control!

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What about the Huffy answer to the Big Wheel

Waay better power slides!!!!!!
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does it have shimano or campy????


which company makes the best big wheel cranks????
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