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    How sweet is this cool mini single speed

    I have far to many bikes but I do not own a Ss since selling my 1 of a kind Eddy Mercx Titanium SS last year.

    http://www.bigshotbikes.com/polo-bikes.html

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    Hmmmm, we've got a guy in Clydesdales named mazama who rides a road bike that looks a lot like the proportions of this bike, wheels to frame, etc, until you realize his Comotion has 700c Wheels and a 76 cm frame. Then again, he's only 7' tall.

    mazama's Comotion



    and the Polo Bike

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tom Stormcrowe View Post
    Hmmmm, we've got a guy in Clydesdales named mazama who rides a road bike that looks a lot like the proportions of this bike, wheels to frame, etc, until you realize his Comotion has 700c Wheels and a 76 cm frame. Then again, he's only 7' tall.

    mazama's Comotion



    and the Polo Bike



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    Quote Originally Posted by Tom Stormcrowe View Post
    mazama's Comotion

    Those are 700c wheels?! *falls off chair*

    Thread has totally been derailed now, haha.
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    If you are going to go with a 20" wheel single speed it might as well fold also! (Dahon " Mu Uno")


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    Quote Originally Posted by JesusBananas View Post
    Those are 700c wheels?! *falls off chair*
    40 spokes, too.
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    yeah but the mu uno is two hundo more.

    i would get a boardwalk for one hundo less, folding is a messessity

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    Cool mini melo.... for a dream price!

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    Damn I think that is pretty dope. If I played polo or even knew what that is on a bike, I might be tempted.

    Do people actually play that? Link 2 infoz plz?
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    Its the perfect bike for city apartment life. And it will go just about anywhere.

    What's not to like about it? One size fits all. The seat post can fit riders from 5'2" to 6"2!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tom Stormcrowe View Post
    Hmmmm, we've got a guy in Clydesdales named mazama who rides a road bike that looks a lot like the proportions of this bike, wheels to frame, etc, until you realize his Comotion has 700c Wheels and a 76 cm frame. Then again, he's only 7' tall.
    thanks for making even me feel like a midget
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    brakeless 20" = tires for dayz

    1: how heavy is it?

    2: why don't they put S&S couplers on it?

    3: why is the brake on the wrong wheel?

    4: why not just get a bmx?

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    This is Yao Ming's Gunnar.

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    A BMX is not practical for real world riding. With fixed gear you need only a rear brake. A LBS can install a front brake if you want to ride single speed. Now about bike polo. Yeah, its like doing with the horse - you can do it with a FG bike. That's what the Big Shot is for:




    Cause its lame when you can score a goooooooooaaaaallllllll with your bike and a polo
    stick!

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    Why the hell would a rear brake be necessary on a FG? It would be redundant. You've gotten it mixed up. A FG should have a front brake in order to stop quickly and efficiently. A SS should have both.

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    And those are some tall bikes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NormanF View Post
    A BMX is not practical for real world riding. With fixed gear you need only a rear brake. A LBS can install a front brake if you want to ride single speed. Now about bike polo. Yeah, its like doing with the horse - you can do it with a FG bike. That's what the Big Shot is for:




    Cause its lame when you can score a goooooooooaaaaallllllll with your bike and a polo
    stick!
    You got it backwards about the brakes, man. Polo players use a rear brake for steering purposes.

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    So the brake set up is for polo. It can be reversed then for FG riding!

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    Quote Originally Posted by NormanF View Post
    So the brake set up is for polo. It can be reversed then for FG riding!
    Rear brake =/= front brake.

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    that pretty much sums it up. a polo bike is about as good for real world riding as a bmx is.

    i rode my bmx twice yesterday. it makes a great lockup bike and as difficult as it is to ride up hills and over distances, it's WAY easier to hop on for a half a block and just as easy to hop on while rolling down a hill.

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    I think it's a little strange that BigShot's polo bikes are 4130 while their normal bikes are hi-ten. Whatever.

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    Quote Originally Posted by WoundedKnee View Post
    You got it backwards about the brakes, man. Polo players use a rear brake for steering purposes.
    they also jam on the brakes a lot. A front brake might be sketchy
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    Quote Originally Posted by hairnet View Post
    they also jam on the brakes a lot. A front brake might be sketchy
    That's what I mean, it makes more sense if you're only going to be using one hand.

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    Why not just ride a BMX bike?

    There's this 26" BMX cruiser I really like at the bike shop. I looked into it, I would have to buy a folding bike seatpost to get the saddle at the right height. I'm sure anybody could do the same thing with a 20" BMX.

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    yeah, I'll never get over this:



    or this:


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