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    This is pretty hilarious (youtube vid)

    What's funny is this doesn't even look like too bad of a hill

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7j1PgmMbug8

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    Watch the people walking up this hill... it's fairly steep and would make many a cyclist get off and walk.

    And a walk that would be that much harder if you were pushing a bicycle.

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    I'm sure any half decent cyclist that wasn't overweight could stand most if not all of that hill in a low enough gear.

    I mean, that's what the really low gears are for.

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    I wouldn't fault anyone for not wanting to ride up that hill, but it still seems like it would be easier to walk up it than to use that contraption.

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    But don't you wish your city was willing to go to that length to encourage cycling?
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    Quote Originally Posted by EvanWCbus View Post
    I'm sure any half decent cyclist that wasn't overweight could stand most if not all of that hill in a low enough gear.

    I mean, that's what the really low gears are for.
    By looking at the cyclists that are using the device it appears that it was made more for the locals who are using single speed cruiser type bikes for transportation around there city. Not the roadie types.

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    Saaaannnnnnn Fraannnnnnnnn Ciscooooooooo.....................

    Dang. We could use that here.
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    You still have to unclip.

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    Looks like a plate that is tilted up slightly and you place your foot on it sans clip. Kinda reminds me of the old metal skates from the 50's.
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    if you read the comments, it says that it's more like a tourist attraction and that locals don't really use it.
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