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    Senior Member loneviking61's Avatar
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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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    I saw this last night. Pretty wild. You can see him above second story windows at some points.
    I stop for people / whose right of way I honor / but not for no one.



    Originally Posted by bragi "However, it's never a good idea to overgeneralize."

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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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    Incredible. Not for my, you understand, but just incredible.
    Some people are like a Slinky ... not really good for anything, but you still can't help but smile when you shove them down the stairs.

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    tall bikes are a hoot

    that one is awesome

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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.
    Last edited by spectastic; 04-26-13 at 10:58 AM.
    5/20

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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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    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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    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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    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.
    I stop for people / whose right of way I honor / but not for no one.



    Originally Posted by bragi "However, it's never a good idea to overgeneralize."

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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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