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Old 09-13-07, 10:13 AM
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Anyone saw a Hummer with a bike rack?

Well I saw one today. It's just weird seeing a gross machine carrying something like that. No offense to anyone here if you're actually doing this. I just had to make a comment that's all.




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In Miami, the Hummers owners would love to have a bike on their car, entangled in the front grill with lots of blood all over it.
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So? I think it would be more amusing to actually see one actually offroading.
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Man thanks for info on crazy Miami drivers.


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In Miami, the Hummers owners would love to have a bike on their car, entangled in the front grill with lots of blood all over it.
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Originally Posted by DataJunkie View Post
So? I think it would be more amusing to actually see one actually offroading.
I took them offroad all the time. It's the only place they were worth a damn (although even an old M577 track was better and more fun to drive over rough terrain let alone a Bradley or other modern vehicle). But those were being used for their intended purpose. I hated them on the road a took a CUCV (Chevy Blazer) whenever I could. I can't imagine why anybody would want one for driving on the road as a civilian. Might as well drive a monster truck.

I did see a guy driving a WWII German armored car (wheeled) on the road with a paint-ball cannon in the turret. That was cool enough that I wouldn't mind driving one on the road occasionally even though it was huge. It had a Rolls-Royce drive train installed by the British Army after WWII and was fully updated with lights, turn signals, license plate and all. I'm sure a bike rack could be fitted.
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Originally Posted by DataJunkie View Post
So? I think it would be more amusing to actually see one actually offroading.
Now that's crazy talk. It would get dirty!
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Old 09-14-07, 05:45 AM
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Originally Posted by Kommisar89 View Post
I took them offroad all the time. It's the only place they were worth a damn (although even an old M577 track was better and more fun to drive over rough terrain let alone a Bradley or other modern vehicle). But those were being used for their intended purpose. I hated them on the road a took a CUCV (Chevy Blazer) whenever I could. I can't imagine why anybody would want one for driving on the road as a civilian. Might as well drive a monster truck.

I did see a guy driving a WWII German armored car (wheeled) on the road with a paint-ball cannon in the turret. That was cool enough that I wouldn't mind driving one on the road occasionally even though it was huge. It had a Rolls-Royce drive train installed by the British Army after WWII and was fully updated with lights, turn signals, license plate and all. I'm sure a bike rack could be fitted.
Are you referring to the original military hummer? The non military retail versions are amazingly expensive and from what I hear are not effective off road.
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Old 09-14-07, 06:11 AM
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Excuse me for suggesting a correction. "Anyone saw..." should be "Has anyone seen..."
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I will never attempt to saw an SUV with a bike rack. That's just plain silly.
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Originally Posted by Siu Blue Wind View Post
I will never attempt to saw an SUV with a bike rack. That's just plain silly.
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i sawed one.

lol
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Originally Posted by DataJunkie View Post
Are you referring to the original military hummer? The non military retail versions are amazingly expensive and from what I hear are not effective off road.
The H1's available to the public aren't too bad off road but at 100 grand+ you don't see a lot of them around. Most people are buying H2's which are nothing but a heavy duty Chevy truck and thinking they are getting the real deal Hummer just because it sports the Hummer name and is big. There are videos all over the net of them getting stuck and breaking in the woods. The H3's are built on the Chevy Coloroado platform and aren't very rugged either.

The only vehicle they offer that it designed to be used in tough offroad conditions is the H1 but it is so huge that it can't get a lot of places that a Jeep Wrangler can. I know a lot of guys with Wranglers that have "H2 rescue vehicle" logos on their Jeeps because they have pulled so many out of places where they got stranded that the Wranglers went with no problem. If I were buying a serious off road machine it would be another Wrangler or the new Toyota FJ if I wanted to step up and get a little more luxury and more features.
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Old 09-14-07, 08:38 AM
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Originally Posted by DataJunkie View Post
So? I think it would be more amusing to actually see one actually offroading.
I get a kick out of the Hummer drivers that tippee-toe over railroad tracks so they won't hurt their precious little suspensions.

When the whole SUV craze started a buddy of mine bought a Land Rover. I told him that I had access to some undeveloped land and we should go there and put the Rover through its paces. He said "Are you kidding, I just had it detailed!"
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Originally Posted by DataJunkie View Post
Are you referring to the original military hummer? The non military retail versions are amazingly expensive and from what I hear are not effective off road.
Yes, the real Hummer. And I suspect they were amazingly expensive too. And not as much fun as a jeep.
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I don't know about that. A Real hummer, ain't half bad; depends on what you are in the mood for.
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I don't know about that. A Real hummer, ain't half bad; depends on what you are in the mood for.
Yeah I s'pose. It sucked driving them around Frankfurt and I prefered driving the track off road.
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ill take a jeep wrangler rubicon over a consumer hummer anyday...better mileage, cheaper, easier to fix, been around for years

how an actual hum-vee...ooooooooo

id still take the jeep haha. more maneuverable, and a bike up on top wouldnt look so bad

i had a 1994 s-10 blazer for a while, and rarely used 4-wheel in the snow. now I own a Neon that does almost as good as the blazer locked into 4x4

H2, H3 etc are worthless, as are the other big suv's out there. i love it when just ONE person is in the vehicle as well, why drive such a large gas guzzling pile of crap when you could at least have a sports car or something
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Hmmm...I'd take an M577A3. Fast, manuverable and plenty of room in the back for a bunch of bikes. Just let the gate down and roll the bikes out. And all the riders fit too. And a built in tent, generator, and heater. 'Course 100-gals of diesel is pretty steep for a little camping and mountain biking. But I'd have the badest "SUV" on the road.
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I don't know about that. A Real hummer, ain't half bad; depends on what you are in the mood for.
I think I'm the only one that gets this, and them.
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humm on this

hard to believe anyone driving a resheetmetaled suburban would be into cycling. some lucky soul may stumble 'cross a cf bike in an after divorce garage sale.
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I think I'm the only one that gets this, and them.
Maybe some of the more emotional (about SUV's) Posters on the forum are more into giving than getting.
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One of my uncles -didn't- buy an H1 for use to & from his diamond dredging operation in Africa. He considered it because the military uses it, look tough as hell, powerful etc. He didn't buy it because he didn't think it'd be fun riding in a vehicle wouldn't conform to the ruts of a typical dirt track/road that are made by more common vehicles, and because it might not be good for tight spaces.

I can see his point on a road with ruts, it does seem like it'd be in one and not the other all the time, or constantly go into & out of the ruts. Amybe not smooth
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Originally Posted by H23Nutcase View Post
Well I saw one today. It's just weird seeing a gross machine carrying something like that. No offense to anyone here if you're actually doing this. I just had to make a comment that's all.




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I've only spotted one. It was a couple in their early 60's on their comfort bikes, the old man had a big cigar in his mouth as they rode off down the bike path. At least it wasn't lit.
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Originally Posted by Siu Blue Wind View Post
I will never attempt to saw an SUV with a bike rack. That's just plain silly.
You'll never know how much fun it is until you try!
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