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Chickenlipz 02-03-12 02:39 PM

Blue Bike
 
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I bought myself a blue bike. Is a blue bike a fast bike?

k7baixo 02-03-12 03:03 PM

Mine isn't necessarily fast - but your blue version looks damn fast to me.

Edit - one blue deserves another blue

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v2...2/100_0246.jpg

Chickenlipz 02-03-12 03:41 PM

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Originally Posted by k7baixo (Post 13805462)

Yea, right. Maybe compared to a jet fighter.

Dudelsack 02-03-12 04:30 PM

Yes. Blue bikes are fast bikes. It looks like you could get pulled over and given a speeding ticket on that thing.

JanMM 02-03-12 04:55 PM

your blue bike will be faster than mine because it is a more vibrant blue.

http://i189.photobucket.com/albums/z...M/IMG_3595.jpg

pick 02-03-12 05:28 PM

That is the question, isn't it?? Is the engine any good?? A Ferrari is only fast if the driver can efficiently shift it correctly... It is a sweet ride you added to the stable, though!!!

Retro Grouch 02-04-12 06:17 AM

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Originally Posted by Dudelsack (Post 13805810)
Yes. Blue bikes are fast bikes. It looks like you could get pulled over and given a speeding ticket on that thing.

Take bail money with you when you ride. That thing looks so fast that you might get a speeding ticket while just sitting on it stopped.

Chickenlipz 02-04-12 02:52 PM

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Originally Posted by pick (Post 13806036)
Is the engine any good?? A Ferrari is only fast if the driver can efficiently shift it correctly...

I don't anticipate shifting to be much of a problem. However I'm quite certain the engine would very much benefit from a thorough tune up.

gcottay 02-06-12 11:24 AM

Beautiful!

Once you get that engine tuned you may want to ask a stationary observer with a really good eye to check for blue/red color shifts as you approach and recede.

gavtatu 02-06-12 03:42 PM

looks fast just sittin' there as they say !
lucky you !

himespau 02-06-12 03:46 PM

Looks pretty fast. It would have been faster if it had been red, but some of us aren't made to ride communist bikes.

k7baixo 02-06-12 08:04 PM

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Originally Posted by Chickenlipz (Post 13805626)
Yea, right. Maybe compared to a jet fighter.

Pheh - you can do the math. The 300-km on Saturday took me just over 14.5 hours to complete. That's barely 13 mph. Moving speed was actually 15.3 mph fwiw.......

For the record, I love your Baron and this is one of my favorite blogs.

dcrowell 02-07-12 03:22 PM

My blue bike isn't all that fast, but I blame the motor.

http://fatguy.org/wp-content/uploads...io-500x375.jpg

Sayre Kulp 02-10-12 10:41 PM

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I've got this puppy coming to me this week.

http://bikeforums.net/attachment.php...hmentid=236928

I promise it will be fast.

SesameCrunch 02-12-12 10:40 AM

Is this blue enough? :)

http://i39.photobucket.com/albums/e1...d/c30f113c.jpg

Chickenlipz 02-13-12 01:35 PM

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Originally Posted by Sayre Kulp (Post 13837748)
I've got this puppy coming to me this week.

http://bikeforums.net/attachment.php...hmentid=236928

I promise it will be fast.

That is a beauty.

Chickenlipz 02-13-12 01:41 PM

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Originally Posted by SesameCrunch (Post 13842214)


That sir, is a blue bike.

Notso_fastLane 02-13-12 02:22 PM

http://i39.photobucket.com/albums/e1...d/c30f113c.jpg
What is that? It's gorgeous.

Second...where can I get one? (I probably don't want to know how much it costs....)

k7baixo 02-13-12 03:13 PM

Looks like a "John Morciglio" to me. It's a b-i-t-c-h-i-n' blue beaut to boot!

BlazingPedals 02-13-12 07:07 PM

That MBB FWD is definitely a Morciglio bike, a HammerHead I think. John will make you one for a paltry sum roughly similar to the cost of a CA2. That sure is a pretty blue! John's on BentriderOnline, but if you're serious and can't find his addy, I think I can come up with it.

Chickenlipz, I'd say that blue bike is fairly fast. Are you doing any riding with Akigreg?

Recumbomatic 02-13-12 08:53 PM

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Originally Posted by SesameCrunch (Post 13842214)
Is this blue enough? :)


Wait, that's just too blue! No fair.

Chickenlipz 02-14-12 09:34 AM

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Originally Posted by BlazingPedals (Post 13848274)

Chickenlipz, I'd say that blue bike is fairly fast. Are you doing any riding with Akigreg?

I pretty much do all my riding solo. I did run across his 'bent group on the Trinity Trails a good while back, and joined in. Maybe I'll catch up with them again sometime.

SesameCrunch 02-14-12 07:10 PM

Yup, my blue bike is from John Morciglio. Custom builder in Michigan. This was one of only two Front Wheel Drive models that he's made, and probably the last. He says it's more complex to fabricate and fewer people like FWD.

I love the bike, though...

d2create 02-16-12 09:59 AM

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Originally Posted by k7baixo (Post 13805462)
Mine isn't necessarily fast - but your blue version looks damn fast to me.

Edit - one blue deserves another blue

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v2...2/100_0246.jpg


Lovely. I pick mine up this week. :)
Feel free to post more blue!

rydabent 02-16-12 10:56 AM

Fast?? Of course---havent you heard the phrase blue streak?


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