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Old 04-25-13, 07:58 AM   #1
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Think your bikes tall? Watch this!

http://now.msn.com/richie-trimble-ri...in-viral-video


I guess the cars can see you coming!
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Old 04-25-13, 08:54 AM   #2
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I saw this last night. Pretty wild. You can see him above second story windows at some points.
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Old 04-25-13, 07:39 PM   #3
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heres a couple pics

the name of the bike is accurate

http://laughingsquid.com/stoopid-tal...-tall-bicycle/
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Old 04-26-13, 01:58 AM   #4
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Incredible. Not for my, you understand, but just incredible.
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Old 04-26-13, 10:49 AM   #5
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tall bikes are a hoot

that one is awesome
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Old 04-26-13, 10:55 AM   #6
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oh I saw that on youtube. It was hilarious. The intersections were awkward though, because he can't come to a full stop. would've been more hilarious if he had trainer wheels, just for the hell of it.

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Old 04-26-13, 11:07 AM   #7
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That is terrifying. I especially love catching his shadow in some of the shots. That is nuts, I hate heights!
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Old 04-27-13, 01:55 PM   #8
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I'm leaning towards: fake.

1. Not enough people are looking up. For example, wouldn't the traffic cop look up if he saw it?
2. The cheering doesn't match the video.
3. I could barely ride my bike that slowly at intersections.

OTOH, the shadow does match...
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Old 04-27-13, 02:06 PM   #9
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Wow. I think of godzilla when watching this...... question though..
How the hell is he able to stop if he cant put out his leg, or we would just tuble over to the side and crush the ants (smaller bikers)
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Old 04-28-13, 01:25 PM   #10
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My guess is that some of the other bikes ride alongside of him and steady him when he has to stop.

It kind of brings to mind a Russian dude who built a tall bike that sprung up and down. So when he wanted to stop, he dropped, while he was riding, he was up. Ah, here he is.
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Old 04-28-13, 01:46 PM   #11
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Wow. That made my palms sweat every time he came to an intersection. Can he do a track stand with that thing?
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