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Old 11-19-14, 03:27 PM
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Originally Posted by noglider
Hint: look at the angle of the valve stems. Clearly, a cyclephile did not shoot this picture.
What's the deal with the front fender?
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Originally Posted by Italuminium
His tour moves in twenty trucks, his daily problems are doors of his Jet coming off and he's so rich he can use the Starbucks route to escape Irish taxes... and he rides your local middle managers' Spesh? WITH A BLOODY DORK DISC?
He just buys a new bike at every stop and leaves them on the street when he leaves town.
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Originally Posted by jet sanchEz
A Kardashian aping Hepburn...
Originally Posted by D1andonlyDman
Who makes saddles wide enough for her?
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Are those tires nearly flat or is it just booty weight?
It should be noted that Baroness Audrey- a former fashion model & Givenchy favorite- was quite proud of the fact that (her pregnancies excepted) she never weighed more than 106 pounds.
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Quite a few threads lately on Raleigh's, roadster's and of course celeb's. So I think its appropriate to see Elvis sporting the 'hound dog bike' (1959):






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Old 11-20-14, 07:14 AM
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Originally Posted by DIMcyclist
It should be noted that Baroness Audrey- a former fashion model & Givenchy favorite- was quite proud of the fact that (her pregnancies excepted) she never weighed more than 106 pounds.
She also ate like a horse.
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Old 11-20-14, 07:16 AM
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Originally Posted by Altair 4
What's the deal with the front fender?
Oy! I almost wonder if the 'mechanic' did that intentionally, by way of wry commentary.
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Originally Posted by SJX426
I think Bono's seat is too low.
I thought the same thing, but note there is still a bit to the bottom of the pedal stroke. He does not look comfortable on the bike though, arms almost locked... As to attire... The cropped sleeve t-shirt is not helping. Where is Mr. Blackwell?
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Originally Posted by repechage
I thought the same thing, but note there is still a bit to the bottom of the pedal stroke. He does not look comfortable on the bike though, arms almost locked... As to attire... The cropped sleeve t-shirt is not helping. Where is Mr. Blackwell?
Not Blackwell... Where is Bikesnob?
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Old 11-20-14, 09:22 AM
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Originally Posted by Rocket-Sauce
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That's not a bike, it's a trike.
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Old 11-20-14, 03:42 PM
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I'm sure her publicist thought it up. Better scrub that saddle before it goes back to the rental agency.
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A Kardashian aping Hepburn

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Originally Posted by RobbieTunes
I'm sure her publicist thought it up.
I think you'd be hard pressed to find anything related to that clan that wasn't... The cans in the basket are quite likely 'placed' products; the bike itself is most likely a prop brought in by the photographer.
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Originally Posted by noglider
Hint: look at the angle of the valve stems. Clearly, a cyclephile did not shoot this picture.
Agreed- anyone who loved bikes wouldn't have allowed something like that. Nor put tires on with the valve stems all crooked.
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Originally Posted by RobbieTunes
I'm sure her publicist thought it up. Better scrub that saddle before it goes back to the rental agency.
::volunteers to scrub saddle::
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Originally Posted by cycle_maven
Agreed- anyone who loved bikes wouldn't have allowed something like that. Nor put tires on with the valve stems all crooked.



Not to mention the presence of those reflectors on such a vintage looking machine. They just look out of place here.

I've got to hand it to the photographer, though. That is just about the most tasteful and dignified photo of a Kardashian I've ever seen (whichever Kardashian that might be there).

I guess a bicycle just makes everything a little bit better.
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Originally Posted by SJX426
I think Bono's seat is too low.
I noticed that, too.
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Originally Posted by D1andonlyDman
Who makes saddles wide enough for her?
RealSeat Bicycle Seat - Extra WIDE bike seats for pain free comfort and relief!
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Originally Posted by cb400bill
Here is pre-crash Bono.

This looks bad even before the accident. A case of an accident waiting to happen? I look better on a bike than Bono does and I am 6 years older then he is.
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