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    How fast do you need to be for the wheel/rim to start like its moving backwards?

    Just a thought cause it looked pretty awesome seeing that you can go ride so fast that the wheel does that.

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    Why don't you just flip your bike upside down and find out?
    5/20

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    Sometimes I feel like my wheels are rotating backwards when climbing some steep hills!

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    Stop, then wait until night time: http://www.monkeylectric.com/



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    Quote Originally Posted by Jeff Wills View Post
    Stop, then wait until night time: http://www.monkeylectric.com/
    So you are telling me my spoke cards are outdated?

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    Quote Originally Posted by spectastic View Post
    Why don't you just flip your bike upside down and find out?
    I haven't fapped enough to reach that arm strength yet

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    Quote Originally Posted by relnix View Post
    I haven't fapped enough to reach that arm strength yet
    then I suggest you eat your proteins, drink your milk, and start working on that forearm.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jeff Wills View Post
    Stop, then wait until night time: http://www.monkeylectric.com/




    that's sick
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    Quote Originally Posted by relnix View Post
    Just a thought cause it looked pretty awesome seeing that you can go ride so fast that the wheel does that.
    I think you are referring to the "Wagon Wheel" effect referred to in the above Wikipedia post. It only happens in movies due to the strobe affect of the camera opening and closing at 30 FPS. You might also notice it under incandescent lights since they have a 60 Hz flicker (50 Hz if you live in Europe).

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    If you get restless, you can try stuff like this.

    "He who serves all, best serves himself" Jack London

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    I don't care if you are on a unicycle, as long as you're not using a motor to get places you get props from me. We're here to support each other. Share ideas, and motivate one another to actually keep doing it.

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