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    Anyone ever used one of these? Or heard of, for that matter?

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    Are they talking about spectators feeding the cyclists? You know, like don't feed the bears?

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    They are well-regarded bikes. I've never personally ridden one, but I've heard nothing but good things about them. Their design does make you take a second look though.

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    That thing looks super sick!!!

    It kind of makes sense the way the spring releases during the "dead zone" pedal rotation, but im not a physicist.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mzeffex View Post
    Been around for years. Looks like it would be flexy, but according to owners they aren't in the slightest. I almost pulled the trigger on a 29er SS but ended up with an IndyFab instead. Being a clyde, I needs me some stiff, steel tubes built just for me
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    Looks loco. Wonder if it really works?

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    Oh yeah...Slingshot has been around for many years. IIRC they made road frames years ago with this same design..I seem to remember seeing one on RAAM in '91 or '92.
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    I'd love to build one strictly for training rides on gravel roads. Similar to a softail design.

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    so what's the advantage?

    does it work as a suspension or just to shave off weight?

    please enlighten a n00b 'round here....
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    ok, just read the 'tech' page (love those stuff)

    and...

    OMIGAWD!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by mzeffex View Post
    It's been on the market for nearly 20 years (26" wheeled version), and has a very loyal following.

    What is crazy about it or needs to be discussed?

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