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Not sure if this is a road bike, hybrid, recumbent, or ???

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Old 02-07-19, 06:34 PM
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Not sure if this is a road bike, hybrid, recumbent, or ???

For some reason, I could not get the link to show up visible in my post and so had to put it in quotes.

Sorry folks, but you'll have to cut and paste into another browser window. Video is about a guy's motorized bike made from a long timber with wheels on each end. Doesn't seem to safe to me.

"https://www.facebook.com/AwesomepeopleXtrem/videos/2195966390415371/"

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I can't tell either
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Old 02-07-19, 08:35 PM
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Looks like a carbon-based, wide-tired, aero, "all road" bike to me.

Ticks all the boxes: not a Shimano component in sight, and very unlikely to have been purchased from a Mom & Pop LBS. Appears to be a custom frame, likely not one of those cookie-cutter bikes made in "Asia".

Should please many people here in General Cycling if recent threads are any indication.
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Old 02-07-19, 08:48 PM
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Pic assist. Internal combustion powered. Does not belong here, but at one point he's riding it like a recumbent.


Rollie Free did it better and set a record.


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Motorized transport. Impressed by ability to haul a washing machine.
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Originally Posted by thumpism View Post
Pic assist. Internal combustion powered. Does not belong here, but at one point he's riding it like a recumbent.


Rollie Free did it better and set a record.

Mods, please move to "Bicycle Fetish and Exhibitionism" sub-forum.
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Old 02-09-19, 10:43 AM
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Pole position FTW.
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It's Prone position on a pole and on the Vincent...
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It's Prone position on a pole and on the Vincent...
By gosh that is a Black Shadow. I hadn't looked at the picture closely at first and wasn't aware of the "bathing suit" run. Thanks.
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I would have to have it inspected for termites, carpenter ants, and other pests before riding!
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Ticks all the boxes: .
Nope. That bike would tick the "Other" or "None of the Above" box.
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Prone motorcycle. With no saddles or handlebars, what would keep the passengers from slipping around to the underside of the telephone pole?
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Prone motorcycle. With no saddles or handlebars, what would keep the passengers from slipping around to the underside of the telephone pole?
Velcro?
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Whatever it is it has a beautiful logged frame.
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Whatever it is it has a beautiful logged frame.
Nice! Those are custom logs, too! Steel may be real, but Wood is Wonderful.
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I love the Flintstone braking system.
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By gosh that is a Black Shadow. I hadn't looked at the picture closely at first and wasn't aware of the "bathing suit" run. Thanks.
Hunter S. Thompson would approve, I'm sure.
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