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    Senior Member Plow13's Avatar
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    what is this?

    i was looking around treks website and i came across this bike...
    http://trekofpgh.com/itemdetails.cfm...iceasc&id=3619

    what is sticking out of the stem/bars?
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    i have no idea.

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    looks like an aerobar-ish thing. which seems rather questionable for "city riding"

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    I think it's something like the spinaci bars some road riders use.

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    It's for mounting lights, computers, bells, etc...

    There were some flat bars a while back that had the same thing. They were designed for commuters and tourists. But people started using them as mini aero bars and all the sudden a bunch or racers were using them.

    I don't think that that use of them on these bars would be quite as useful since you've got the extension anyway. But on flat bars aparently they were great.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bonechilling View Post
    Or just ride your bike and stop playing dress-up with it, like it's a ****ing doll.

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    It's a U lock fixture. Scroll to the fifth bike.

    http://www.rainiercycle.com/specialty.htm
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    ^^^ like mtb girl would know

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    Fools !

    It's a towel rack for hanging your monogramed-racing-earth frinedly sustainable-sweaty brow towel.

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    Okay yeah. It's that too.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Siu Blue Wind View Post
    It's a U lock fixture. Scroll to the fifth bike.

    http://www.rainiercycle.com/specialty.htm
    Wah, I had no idea. I seriously thought they were a place for your hands (albeit a terribly un-ergonomic one).

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    Wow, well I guess you cannot double someone one your handlebars anymore. Well you could but...

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    It is to help you stick those coveted leg-over skidzz,
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    sex toy?
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    can hang your hat on it when you want to bust out the helmet!
    can hang your bagel on it!
    can hang your ulock on it!
    can hang your bell/computer/gps nav system on it!
    can show it to your friends to make sure they know you have a bigger dick than your bike does!

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    It is a penis. It is designed to fit nicely into a vagina. That's where babies come from.

    Next topic please.
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    thats how you now its a boy bike
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    And to the OP, go ahead and steal it. Just make sure you shove it up your ass afterwards. Yep. Just right on up in there. In your ass, that is. Shove that bike straight up your ass.

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    wheelie handle

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