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Trek announcing "something that will change cycling forever"

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Old 03-12-19, 08:39 PM
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Old 03-13-19, 07:45 AM
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Cell phone jammer.
That will lead to a panicked swerve and or less attention as they attempt to fix it.

But the satisfaction will be worth the risk.

Im in.
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Old 03-13-19, 09:29 AM
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That will lead to a panicked swerve and or less attention as they attempt to fix it.

But the satisfaction will be worth the risk.

Im in.
Seattle Forrest was close.

It's actually a built in EMP gun, to disable motorists that pass closer than 3ft.

I've been asking Trek to develop a death ray for this purpose, but there were too many legal issues.
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Old 03-13-19, 10:40 AM
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better yet.. Talk-to-Shift
Ah, Alexa on wheels.
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Old 03-13-19, 11:21 AM
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better yet.. Talk-to-Shift
This is perfect! Talk-shift your early-adopting buudies to their hardest gear on that crucial climb... >:-)
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Old 03-13-19, 12:28 PM
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Originally Posted by Greatestalltime View Post

That will lead to a panicked swerve and or less attention as they attempt to fix it.

But the satisfaction will be worth the risk.

Im in.
Damn. When I'm president, you're going to have to be Secretary of Reality Checks.
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Old 03-13-19, 01:31 PM
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Pedalless bicycle?
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Old 03-13-19, 04:24 PM
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holmes that’s s great song great video and the perfect response to Trek
i bet they announce new better gravel specific bar tape 😃
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A new frame that is 12% stiffer in the bottom bracket but yet is still vertically compliant.
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It's simple.. They are going to change their name to IHOb
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Old 03-13-19, 07:02 PM
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Did Trek's executives get older, and they "invented" the recumbent?

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Tom-Bay proof bike

Built in Gyro system keeping bike vertical even when stopped for a red light thereby eliminating the need to un-clip. No more OOPS!!!
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It's simple.. They are going to change their name to IHOb
Love this

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Did Trek's executives get older, and they "invented" the recumbent?

...and are requiring fresh baked cookies at every Trek store which shall now always be within 10 miles of each other

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No, aero is everything...

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Surely a lot of marketing went into this, so maybe it'll be "New Trek".
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Originally Posted by MidTNBrad View Post
A new frame that is 12% stiffer in the bottom bracket but yet is still vertically compliant.
If you also add front and rear Isospeed decouplers and new decouplers on the crank arms to mask both the stiffness and the compliance . . . I think we have a WINNER!
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Originally Posted by noodle soup View Post
Seattle Forrest was close.

It's actually a built in EMP gun, to disable motorists that pass closer than 3ft.

I've been asking Trek to develop a death ray for this purpose, but there were too many legal issues.
I've thought we should have heat seeking bazooka rockets fired from tubes strapped to our TTs. Rocket would fly up the exhaust, get stuck and inflate a balloon. No exhaust - car stalls. Driver pulls off roadway. When everything is cool, motorist tries again to restart his car, the balloon and rocket get shot out the back and he drives off bewildered.

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I've thought we should have heat seeking bazooka rockets fired from tubes strapped to our TTs. Rocket would fly up the exhaust, get stuck and inflate a balloon. No exhaust - car stalls. Driver pulls off roadway. When everything is cool, motorist tries again to restart his car, the balloon and rocket get shot out the back and he drives off bewildered.

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I would definitely buy that if I could wear a Wiley E Coyote jersey.
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Trek's Instagram states that it will be about a "wonder material."
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Trek's Instagram states that it will be about a "wonder material."
I wonder what material that will be....
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I wonder what material that will be....
Maybe...

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Another teaser is up!

https://www.trekbikes.com/foolmeonce/
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LBS got the decree You need to commit to stocking more Trek Electric bikes..

We will see what the local market reacts to,

last year , when I was there, customers dropped in, asked about Electric bikes , saw the price,

Most had a bit of Sticker Shock ,.. said 'thank you' and left .. Maybe Shops in richer communities will sell more ..








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