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Old 10-07-22, 01:40 PM
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Weirdest bike I have seen.




Is in the shop because the coaster brake has been used so much that it barely works. It takes over a full rotation of the cranks to activate the brake. The hub will need to be completely taken apart. The most interesting thing about this though is what is written all over it. There is a lot of pro trump stuff written all over it combined with complete gibberish. The seat is also wildly inappropriate for this bike.
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Originally Posted by grant40 View Post

Is in the shop because the coaster brake has been used so much that it barely works. It takes over a full rotation of the cranks to activate the brake. The hub will need to be completely taken apart. The most interesting thing about this though is what is written all over it. There is a lot of pro trump stuff written all over it combined with complete gibberish. The seat is also wildly inappropriate for this bike.
I highlighted the part that will end up getting this thread locked.
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Old 10-07-22, 02:32 PM
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There is a lot of pro trump stuff written all over it combined with complete gibberish.
How redundant.
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Pretty sure that's a Walmart Huffy.
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I don't consider it weird to express one's individuality in this sort of way. Much preferred to riding around with huge flags.
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In before the close.
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I like the “stop thinking”. Very appropriate for someone who barely has brakes/breaks/non-brifters.
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I am going to assume the owner likes the seat, thus making it appropriate.
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Originally Posted by grant40 View Post


Is in the shop because the coaster brake has been used so much that it barely works. It takes over a full rotation of the cranks to activate the brake. The hub will need to be completely taken apart. The most interesting thing about this though is what is written all over it. There is a lot of pro trump stuff written all over it combined with complete gibberish. The seat is also wildly inappropriate for this bike.
OK I am as a Canadian pretty much as anti Trump as the next guy, but I don't see any problem with anyone having pro Trump slogans written on their bike. It is their right to do so in a country where they have an inalienable right to speak freely as long as their speech doesn't hurt another citizen. Free speech means having to sometimes hear things you don't agree with
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Old 10-07-22, 03:34 PM
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in before the close.
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Originally Posted by Koyote View Post
I highlighted the part that will end up getting this thread locked.
I don't want to choose sides here. I was just pointing out what the bike had written on it.
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Originally Posted by Moe Zhoost View Post
I don't consider it weird to express one's individuality in this sort of way. Much preferred to riding around with huge flags.
I was just pointing out what was written on the bike. I do not want to exclude anybody here. I find it weird because almost the whole entire frame and fork are covered with writing and a lot of it does not actually make sense and are just random phrases. The Trump stuff is the least weird thing written on this bike.
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I gave up thinking long ago because it gave me headaches.
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I'm kinda disappointed, @grant40. You've set a pretty high bar for weird bikes, and this is just a cheap cruiser with some wear and writing on it...
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Originally Posted by ThermionicScott View Post
I'm kinda disappointed, @grant40. You've set a pretty high bar for weird bikes, and this is just a cheap cruiser with some wear and writing on it...
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Writing all over your bike may just be the way to keep it from being stolen by 50% of the electorate. Now you just need to figure out which 50%.
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Is in the shop because the coaster brake has been used so much that it barely works. It takes over a full rotation of the cranks to activate the brake. The hub will need to be completely taken apart.
It's probably not worth the bother of rebuilding the hub. Just replace the wheel with another coaster wheel, and call it a day.
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Rear wheels at my local bike co-op start at $20.
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Nothing unusual about that bicycle. my brother had a beat-up cruiser painted all kinds of colors when he was in college. One of the 'canuks' who used to post on BF had one that was covered in stickers.
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i'd say burning man bikes are some of the weirdest.

https://www.google.com/search?q=burn...h=712&dpr=1.25
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Originally Posted by spelger View Post
i'd say burning man bikes are some of the weirdest.

https://www.google.com/search?q=burn...h=712&dpr=1.25

Definitely what I expected this thread to be.
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Just junk nothing unusual or weird as usual. I feel like OP always finds a pretty meh bike usually a broken wally mart thing and is like so weird and has to post a new thread. It would be hard to do a really weird bike these days that actually would turn a head. Some people would like to see a Ferrari Dino or some other sexy car and Grant wants an abandoned Yugo that was used as a work truck for hauling manure.
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