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Why didn't they ever show The Six Million Dollar Man on a Ten-Speed?

Old 08-21-15, 07:39 PM
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Why didn't they ever show The Six Million Dollar Man on a Ten-Speed?

Did you ever wonder that? I wanted to see it. Woosh - 120 across the desert.

Remembering childhood...
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Old 08-21-15, 08:00 PM
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Not sure about the 6 million $ Man but I saw The Bionic Women, Lindsey Wagner on a Beach in the Bahamas and I must say the work She had done was quite impressive. Plus She was a real sweetheart.
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Old 08-21-15, 08:43 PM
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The six million dollar man could run as fast as a car. No need for a bike. He would break it anyway.
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Old 08-24-15, 08:58 AM
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After they spend all that money on bio-mechanical stuff, there was no money left for the bike.
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Old 08-24-15, 09:13 AM
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He could run 60 MPH, I wonder how fast he'd be on a bike. Faster than 120, I'm guessing...

What I've always wondered, though, was when it showed him flinging people around and bending big iron bars and stuff--how did they get around the whole equal/opposite reaction thing, or, when he lifted a car, how did he keep his bionic arm from ripping clean off his body or, at the very least, blowing out a disc or two?
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Old 08-24-15, 09:18 AM
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Originally Posted by echale3 View Post
He could run 60 MPH, I wonder how fast he'd be on a bike. Faster than 120, I'm guessing...

What I've always wondered, though, was when it showed him flinging people around and bending big iron bars and stuff--how did they get around the whole equal/opposite reaction thing, or, when he lifted a car, how did he keep his bionic arm from ripping clean off his body or, at the very least, blowing out a disc or two?
Action Hero Syndrome. He DID blow a disk and ripped his arm clean off, but those were just flesh wounds, barely scratches, that healed quickly.
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Old 08-24-15, 09:23 AM
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Originally Posted by BlazingPedals View Post
Action Hero Syndrome. He DID blow a disk and ripped his arm clean off, but those were just flesh wounds, barely scratches, that healed quickly.
Oh, OK--I guess being an Action Hero is even cooler than I thought it would be.
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Old 08-24-15, 09:40 AM
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We made the chainring bigger...faster...stronger...[cue bionic sound]

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Originally Posted by echale3 View Post
What I've always wondered, though, was when it showed him flinging people around and bending big iron bars and stuff--how did they get around the whole equal/opposite reaction thing, or, when he lifted a car, how did he keep his bionic arm from ripping clean off his body or, at the very least, blowing out a disc or two?
He had the titanium spinal fusion before the vertebral disks herniated.
You know what I'm talking about...

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Not sure about the 6 million $ Man but I saw The Bionic Women, Lindsey Wagner on a Beach in the Bahamas and I must say the work She had done was quite impressive. Plus She was a real sweetheart.
Ah Lindsay Wagner - stuff of dreams.
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Old 08-24-15, 03:55 PM
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Originally Posted by BlazingPedals View Post
Action Hero Syndrome. He DID blow a disk and ripped his arm clean off, but those were just flesh wounds, barely scratches, that healed quickly.
Yeah, they didn't mention the top-secret nanite treatments.

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Old 08-24-15, 05:57 PM
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He had the titanium spinal fusion before the vertebral disks herniated.
You know what I'm talking about....
Given how much of my spine is fused IRL, I think I do...
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Old 08-25-15, 08:54 AM
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Tire technology. They didn't feel like spending another 6 mil.
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Originally Posted by Cyclosaurus View Post
We made the chainring bigger...faster...stronger...[cue bionic sound]


So,,, any guesses as to the gear inches?
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Old 08-27-15, 09:52 AM
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Doesn't these enhanced implants in cyborgs need a source of energy like a battery?
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Old 08-27-15, 06:56 PM
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Why would he need gears? He would have been on a fixie.
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Old 08-28-15, 10:37 AM
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I'm from Richmond, KY. Harvey Yeary (aka Lee Majors) went to Eastern Kentucky University and lived just down the street from us.

Anyway, about that bike with the giant chainring--that thing looks like it'd gash the hell out of your calf on the downstroke...
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Old 09-01-15, 05:57 PM
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He'd need some sort of reinforced bike, at the very least. The end result would be a twisted up ball of former bicycle parts with a pedal sticking out on either side of it. Might make a good wall hanging.
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Old 09-20-15, 01:16 PM
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I was gonna comment about twisted frames and handlebars, but ... lotsa other good comments here!
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Doesn't these enhanced implants in cyborgs need a source of energy like a battery?
I think he had a nuclear reactor implanted in his body.
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