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Singlespeed & Fixed Gear "I still feel that variable gears are only for people over forty-five. Isn't it better to triumph by the strength of your muscles than by the artifice of a derailer? We are getting soft...As for me, give me a fixed gear!"-- Henri Desgrange (31 January 1865 - 16 August 1940)

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Old 05-15-10, 09:19 PM   #1
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WOW! Power Balance Wristbands!






They have an office in Roppongi It-chome. I might egg them next time I ride past.
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Old 05-15-10, 09:31 PM   #2
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Shaq is not exactly convincing...
This is more BS than this.
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Old 05-15-10, 09:35 PM   #3
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I love the part where he says that he made the rest of the team wear them. Must have been a few eye-rolls when he annouced that.
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Old 05-15-10, 11:38 PM   #4
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I don't get it....
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Old 05-15-10, 11:56 PM   #5
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You see, they program their technology into the hologram which affects your energy field and increases their wallets, opps I mean your balance and strength and flexibility.

I'm surprised they didn't say it uses nano technology or quantum effects.
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Old 05-16-10, 12:09 AM   #6
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You see, they program their technology into the hologram which affects your energy field and increases their wallets, opps I mean your balance and strength and flexibility.

I'm surprised they didn't say it uses nano technology or quantum effects.
Nononon. Thats not how it works. it was designed to inject a chemical into your bloodsteam making you react slower thinking your faster...

Duh
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What does this have to do with... bikes?
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Old 05-16-10, 12:25 AM   #8
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makes you faster and balance better..??
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Put one on your seat post and you instantly become Eddy Merckx.
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Put one on your seat post and you instantly become Eddy Merckx.
Put it on your rim and it'll be true
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Old 05-16-10, 01:33 AM   #11
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it increases and decreases your skidding distance...



wow...
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Old 05-16-10, 02:36 AM   #12
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Dudes, you guys didn't know? But holograms don't work at wrists, you have to stick it to your forehead for max effect ...



... of ... well it definitely isn't gonna enhance your intelligence.

P.S. Thanks wiki for storing data on this wonderful show. That's where I got the pict.

P.P.S. Sorry I couldn't resist. ... Im gonna shut up now.

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Old 05-16-10, 03:33 AM   #13
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it makes you do this...











LOLOLOLOLjdkfasjkfajs;flasjfd...
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Old 05-16-10, 04:08 AM   #14
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^OMG
It's like nerds spazzing.
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Old 05-16-10, 05:02 AM   #15
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I like this one. The final comment is very poignant.


He should have worn a PowerBalance bracelet! HA!

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Old 05-16-10, 05:23 AM   #16
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yeah... there's an english version of that video somewhere... i remember seeing it years ago... LOL...

they're a HUGE cult... a bunch of idiots...
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lol wtf oso bike.

"i like the tires and wheels on this bike"
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Snake oil lol
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The combined power of Yellow Bamboo and Power Balance will soon take over all of the world.
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I've got a custom Candy Crank chainring that has holograms embedded in the stars for maximum power!
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these people do know they're describing the placebo effect verbatim, right?
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oh my god this thread is amazing.
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The thing about OSO bike is that I think the guy's got a great bike he's trying to sell, he just doesn't know how to market it to the right demographic. He's got that video riding around some beach in north Florida with smooth jazz playing in the background...if he had some young kids bombing hills in SF with Motorhead blasting I think he'd do better. I'm thinking about making some promo videos for BLICKSBAGS with my friends, riding around downtown and bombing hills. Riding a bike isn't very exciting unless you're going fast, and on video it's even harder to translate.
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They have an office in Roppongi It-chome. I might egg them next time I ride past.
i would not put it past you.
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OMFG...The Oso bike video was gut wrenching!
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