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    The Best Frankenbike EVER?

    I want to here about the best Conglomerations that you guys and gals have ever seen? I'm talking about True hybrid abominations, Not just a comfort bike with aerobars or a flat bar road bike. I'm talking about real freaks of nature! Here's mine, wish I had pics. I rode a gravel road ride sat, One of the guy's had a Softride Mountain bike frame ( Just about all of us are familiar with the Softride Road frame or Triathlon frame ) But this was a Mountain frame witch looks even more funky, It had been converted to a cross bike by adding 26 inch road wheels and cyclocross tires, the front was then addressed. Out go the flat mountain style bars and in come roadie drop bars. ( looked like the original steer tube was one inch and he was able to get an old style threaded neck to fit the original rigid fork ) Stay with me now! then he added roadie brake levers but, went with TT bar end shifters at the backs of the drops! Also looked like Crank bros 50/50 pedals for a little freeride attitude! This guy was either an autistic genius! or maybe was sweeping the shop floor one day and on a bet, decided to see if he could build a bike out of the crap he was going to throw away! Either way I loved it! I want to go back and see if he will sell it!

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    Put the crack pipe down, and step back!

    Slowly, calmly now, and no one will get hurt.
    "Life is not a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming, "WOW, What a Ride!" - unknown
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    Carries suspicious allegiance to Brooklyn Machine Works.

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    Carries suspicious allegiance to Brooklyn Machine Works.

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    Carries suspicious allegiance to Brooklyn Machine Works.

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    Mrs. M.s favourite road bike

    I also built a 24 speed MTB from a 21 spd for a lady in our office a couple of years ago and added 28x1.75 wheels and tires...one fast bike, wish i could find the pics
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    wtf. afterthisnap, WHAT THE HELL IS WITH THE BRAKES ON THE FIRST ONE?!?!?!??!?!?!!?!121ONE!1111?!/11 but damn that is an AWESOME bike, wanna sell it?
    Bansheeeee!

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    mine

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    lol, nice, very nice indeed
    Bansheeeee!

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    "I'm; young enough to know the right car to buy yet grown enough not to put rims on it. I got that 6-deuce, with curtains, so you can't see me and I didn't even have to put tints on it."

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    Quote Originally Posted by WannaGetGood
    mine
    Jesus, that thing must weigh a ton.
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    Bender could never land that drop.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Flak
    Bender could never land that drop.
    I bet if he had 1 more seat ducked taped on he could
    Quote Originally Posted by Killer B
    The way I ride requires the most advanced, toughest wheelset's available.

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    I've seen pics of that bike WannaGetGood posted before and I have one question.

    WHAT THE HELL IS WITH THE HOOKWORMS!?!?!?!?!?!

    "the bus came by and I got on, that's when it all began...there was Cowboy Neal at the wheel of a bus to never-ever land."


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    It's probably someone's stairgap bike.

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    Quote Originally Posted by chelboed
    It's probably someone's stairgap bike.
    You want the bigest tires you can find for stairgaps.

    But wow I dident notice the hookworms, it looks like a perfect DJ or park bike
    Quote Originally Posted by Killer B
    The way I ride requires the most advanced, toughest wheelset's available.

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    maybe he rides urban trials? in all honesty it could be an urban downhill race
    "I'm; young enough to know the right car to buy yet grown enough not to put rims on it. I got that 6-deuce, with curtains, so you can't see me and I didn't even have to put tints on it."

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    This is pretty different.
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    ^^^What?! Since when does Giant make a trials bike?
    Quote Originally Posted by Killer B
    The way I ride requires the most advanced, toughest wheelset's available.

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    Show Me What'cha got Blazinall91's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by TrialGuy
    or this

    i know it's for trials and all but that to me seems like a far throw from a bike
    "I'm; young enough to know the right car to buy yet grown enough not to put rims on it. I got that 6-deuce, with curtains, so you can't see me and I didn't even have to put tints on it."

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    Quote Originally Posted by Flak
    Bender could never land that drop.
    I could never try it.
    Like a circus monkey on a stolen Harley......

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    I don't know too many that could.

    I swear that guy has a screw loose. I wonder if its even possible to really land? It'd be cool if someone came along and did it though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mtnbiker66
    I could never try it.
    But Freeride R YOU, 66. I looked up 'Freeride' on Wikipedia and, after a brief synopsis, it linked me straight to your profile

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    Quote Originally Posted by FreeRidin'
    ^^^What?! Since when does Giant make a trials bike?
    They've been making them for a while. Definately before 2000.

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