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And you didnt realize the fork was backwards?

Old 09-26-12, 03:57 PM
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And you didnt realize the fork was backwards?

Browsing my local CL I came upon this puzzler, enjoy!

https://orangecounty.craigslist.org/bik/3298182181.html
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Old 09-26-12, 04:00 PM
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I like that bike, other than the quick handling.
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Old 09-26-12, 04:08 PM
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And the seat is "non-adjustable" because...?
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Old 09-26-12, 04:14 PM
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Wow, the dreaded Newport to Huntington ride. It's a grueling mile of freerange drunks and clueless bikini babes. You need quick handling & a low center of gravity to navigate the mess.
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Old 09-26-12, 04:19 PM
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Wouldn't the massive trail make this bike extremely slow handling? Reminds me of David Jones URB III or a stayer bike.
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Old 09-26-12, 04:25 PM
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Old 09-26-12, 05:42 PM
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Thots how dey do it in Jamaica Mon !


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Old 09-26-12, 05:45 PM
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That is hilarious, I laughed my butt off when I saw that.
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Old 09-26-12, 05:48 PM
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Never seen a mixte stayer bike before.

Awesome.

Must be worth a fortune.

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Old 09-26-12, 05:50 PM
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Ahead of its time with that aerodynamic front brake placement.
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Old 09-26-12, 05:52 PM
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It's a good idea to carry along some spare chainrings and rear cogs, just in case.
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Old 09-26-12, 05:53 PM
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Wow, the dreaded Newport to Huntington ride. It's a grueling mile of freerange drunks and clueless bikini babes. You need quick handling & a low center of gravity to navigate the mess.
A few years ago we were down in Irvine visiting my mother-in-law and I'd brought my bike. I was on PCH in Newport stopped at a light and I asked a lady in a MB convertible if this was the right place to turn to get back to Irvine.

"IRVINE?!?! That must be TEN miles from here!"
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Old 09-26-12, 06:38 PM
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I saw a little kid riding a bike with a reversed fork out on a path a few months ago. He was weaving all over the path and I had to stop to let him get by, so I pointed out the fork to his dad and explained how to fix it. He told me that was the way he bought it from the store (no surprise there,) but seemed grateful and I hope he took care of it before the kid rode again...
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Old 09-26-12, 06:54 PM
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I don't know why, but that bike speaks to me! kinda like a sotto voce "rescue me".

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Old 09-26-12, 06:58 PM
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Says he's selling it because he has a new bike, wonder how the forks are on that one?
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Old 09-26-12, 07:57 PM
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I think it needs fenders.
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Old 09-26-12, 08:29 PM
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Slammed, stuck seatpost + super riser stem?

You all are just jealous.
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Old 09-26-12, 08:38 PM
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I think its cool that its a mixte with Canti brakes, Someone should save it.
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Old 09-27-12, 06:28 AM
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Originally Posted by Flying Merkel View Post
It's a grueling mile of ....clueless bikini babes....
I think then, that's exactly the bike I want, with a basket for a puppy....
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Old 09-27-12, 07:07 AM
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I figured this was the next evolution of "hipster" bikes. Roger
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Old 09-27-12, 07:36 AM
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Forget toe overlap, that thing has pedal overlap.
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Originally Posted by that_guy_zach View Post
I think its cool that its a mixte with Canti brakes,
Looks like it's also a single-speed conversion - they left all the gears on and sized the chain for a cross-chained selection. Not fixed but there's no rear brake installed either.
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Old 09-27-12, 07:53 AM
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brakes,,,,breaks,,,,, education is so shallow
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Originally Posted by Tundra_Man View Post
Forget toe overlap, that thing has pedal overlap.
That was my first thought. How the heck could she/he pedal that thing in a turn?
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Old 09-27-12, 10:41 AM
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Originally Posted by RobbieTunes View Post
I think then, that's exactly the bike I want, with a basket for a puppy....
The local Hooters went out of business years ago. Couldn't hope to compete with the free competition.

As a general rule, Huntington Beach is for women's beach volleyball and strippers on their day off. Newport Beach is where their hot mommies hang out. Put them all on pink or powder blue beach cruisers and you get the picture.
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