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Old 02-05-15, 08:34 AM
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Monty Python fans, Trotify

A friend, knowing two of my loves shared this product page with me. Being a huge fan of "Holy Grail" I had to order this just for silly rides, especially with my daughter. Trotify

A Pythonesque wooden device that attaches to the front of you bike and clacks coconuts together. Have your own portable Patsy.
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Old 02-05-15, 08:57 AM
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I like it! Slightly more efficient than a man running behind you clopping manually.
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Old 02-05-15, 09:10 AM
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Old 02-05-15, 09:13 AM
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Nice idea. It's much more efficient than having someone running along behind. The only problem is that the rhythm doesn't sound quite right to me--it lacks the sort of syncopated rhythm of the original. Maybe they need to refine the shape of the cam they're using.
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Old 02-05-15, 10:18 AM
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Yeah, a lumpy cam and a slightly different ratio between the diameters of the rotating part and you could get closer. Hopefully these folks have it refined by the time I finish and am ready to accessorize my wooden bicycle.
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Old 02-05-15, 12:12 PM
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I know just the cyclist who could appreciate this. He may just receive one for his birthday.
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One of my Facebook friends shared this with me as well. Pretty cool, but I agree the rhythm of the trot isn't quite right.
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If the coconuts are out of phase, perhaps this gent may be able to get it right.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U01xasUtlvw
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Obviously it needs to be attached to a bike like this:

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Obviously it needs to be attached to a bike like this:

Not laden, but it looks like it could be!
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Is that a European Swallow?
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Originally Posted by JerrySTL View Post
Obviously it needs to be attached to a bike like this:

It could grip it by the husk . . . .
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I'm afraid this thread has gotten entirely too silly
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Great concept. My favorite movie of all time.
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Originally Posted by rgver View Post
A friend, knowing two of my loves shared this product page with me. Being a huge fan of "Holy Grail" I had to order this just for silly rides, especially with my daughter. Trotify

A Pythonesque wooden device that attaches to the front of you bike and clacks coconuts together. Have your own portable Patsy.
Are you a mind reader? This was posted months ago, and the other day I was trying to think of what it was called so I could look it up and see about ordering one for my early season trainer.
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