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Is Steel Real? see the proof :)

Old 10-23-10, 07:16 AM
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Is Steel Real? see the proof :)

Is this bike a real steel?



Please, disregard the car, it is a part of the image.


PS. If you care to know what the text says:
"Advertise with competitors" -- "Advertise with us"
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Old 10-23-10, 07:27 AM
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That kicks a$$.

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Old 10-23-10, 07:35 AM
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Can you picture yourself riding that up the Alp d'Huez?
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Old 10-23-10, 08:20 AM
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That's stupid. It doesn't have braze-ons for water bottle holders.
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Old 10-23-10, 08:26 AM
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With Kaul Fix attachments, its possible to mount a water bottle cage to a bike lacking in any water bottle mounts.
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Old 10-23-10, 08:36 AM
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Originally Posted by abdon View Post
That's stupid. It doesn't have braze-ons for water bottle holders.
Doesn't matter. That's Chuck Norris's bike.
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Old 10-23-10, 09:41 AM
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i cant even imagine how much that thing weights.
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I don't think you will need to lock that bike.
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Old 10-23-10, 04:14 PM
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I think that bikes prior life was spent in a bridge deck on some major highway.
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Old 10-23-10, 06:42 PM
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#7 rebar?! Man that's gotta be heavy. You gotta be careful about welding rebar too, it's not like A36.
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Old 10-23-10, 07:49 PM
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Originally Posted by Bob N. View Post
#7 rebar?! Man that's gotta be heavy. You gotta be careful about welding rebar too, it's not like A36.
Looks like he's already got that sorted.
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Old 10-23-10, 08:12 PM
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Those are flat-proof tires, they're filled with concrete.
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Old 10-23-10, 09:17 PM
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That bike just cries out for a pair of Hed Stalingrads.
It might be a little slow on the climbs, but *nobody* could keep up with you on the descents!
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And I thought gas pipe cruisers were the heaviest bikes made. That one must be close to 80+ pounds or so Let it rust as that might decrease the weight
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Originally Posted by tatfiend View Post
And I thought gas pipe cruisers were the heaviest bikes made. That one must be close to 80+ pounds or so Let it rust as that might decrease the weight
Rust = improved aesthetics for rebar bikes.
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I bet it flexes like a wet noodle. Rebar is not very stiff. With this person's obvious welding skills he/she could have done much better making a truss structure. Still, an admirable case of "necessity being the mother of inventiveness".

BTW, when you travel around Russia and the former soviet lands, you see amazing feats like this. These people obviously have the technical goods, it's a shame they can't put it to better use creating consumer products the rest of the world wants (besides AK's and Sukhois). Travelling around the Urals near Ekaterinburg you see incredible off-road vehicles made out of rusting Lada Nivas.


http://www.ekabu.ru/24584-bigfut-iz-nivy.html

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Old 10-24-10, 10:08 AM
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It seems the bike was made by the car owner ))

Originally Posted by safariofthemind View Post
I bet it flexes like a wet noodle. Rebar is not very stiff. With this person's obvious welding skills he/she could have done much better making a truss structure. Still, an admirable case of "necessity being the mother of inventiveness".

BTW, when you travel around Russia and the former soviet lands, you see amazing feats like this. These people obviously have the technical goods, it's a shame they can't put it to better use creating consumer products the rest of the world wants (besides AK's and Sukhois). Travelling around the Urals near Ekaterinburg you see incredible off-road vehicles made out of rusting Lada Nivas.


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Wow... You'd have to check your shot records to make sure you had your Tetanus shot prior to riding it.
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Originally Posted by cyclist2000 View Post
I don't think you will need to lock that bike.
Yeah, it must be impossible to move it anyway.
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