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Old 08-12-08, 02:24 PM
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Steampunk Bike!

Wow..this one is SO cool, I had to post it. Not sure if you've seen this one or not, but it'd sure turn heads! (Scroll all the way down on that page to see the photo.)

http://www.brassgoggles.co.uk/brassgoggles/
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Old 08-12-08, 04:34 PM
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Oooooooo I want one

What a magnificent bicycle
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Old 08-13-08, 08:13 AM
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What a wonderful website. Now I will never get anything done.
Not that it matters.
Thanks
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Old 08-25-08, 02:45 PM
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That is one beautiful bike. Wow. I'm planning to create a bike to dress as a tall ship (for a parade with a nautical theme) and I may need to pinch the "training wheel" design!
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Old 07-12-09, 09:13 AM
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Stronglight posted this photo...

...in a thread about bamboo bikes (these are wood). And his comments were along the Steampunk aesthetic.

Glad you guys are on it.

Any photos to share? Any projects in the works? Love this stuff.



http://*****tonkdragon.blogspot.com/...othruster.html
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Old 07-14-09, 05:09 PM
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another one...

... don't know the builder.
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Old 07-15-09, 09:12 AM
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Another one (from futaba):

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Old 07-19-09, 06:07 PM
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Cool
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Old 08-20-09, 08:12 AM
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I guess its a stretch to call this Steampunk yet I'm not gonna let this thread disappear!



Propeller Trike made by MIT student Damon Vander Lind
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Old 08-25-09, 08:58 AM
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http://www.flickr.com/photos/lifeint...7622065431762/

check out this one from Trek.... electric. the toggles on the tanks control the motor, and it has an analog voltage gauge.
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Saw this at the Boise Tour de Fat.
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Originally Posted by cman View Post
Saw this at the Boise Tour de Fat.
you win!
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Originally Posted by fosmith View Post
http://www.flickr.com/photos/lifeint...7622065431762/

check out this one from Trek.... electric. the toggles on the tanks control the motor, and it has an analog voltage gauge.
Wow, I LOVE those wingtip cycling shoes! I need a pair.

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Makes me wish I lived in an alternate universe - although, as a bike commuter, most people think I already do.....
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Originally Posted by Chris_in_Miami View Post
... wingtip cycling shoes!
Those are COOL! Are they one-offs, or for sale? Not that they would go with my white socks anyway.

And the Vortex of Terror "board track" (what's the proper name?) in the link - reminds me of the motorcycle show at the carnival. They did the whole concept very nice. Thanks for that fosmith.

Nice posts.

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Old 09-01-09, 01:11 PM
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Those are COOL! Are they one-offs, or for sale? Not that they would go with my white socks anyway.
Probably one-offs for the trade show, but you could probably have a cobbler re-sole a pair of Fluevogs for you...
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What a wonderful website. Now I will never get anything done.
Not that it matters.
Thanks
Yeppers,
i have already spent many a night stocking this site
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Originally Posted by cman View Post
Saw this at the Boise Tour de Fat.
I've tried to ride that rascal at the Austin Tour de Fat. Whew it was tough!
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