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New kind of bicycles ?

Old 04-07-09, 02:39 PM
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New kind of bicycles ?

Hi to all ,

A new kind of bikes from French recumbent maker Zockra : The Kouign Amann Special

http://www.zockrabikes.com/index.php...fcee623159f712

Maybe some of you will find that interesing

See you on the road !
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Old 04-07-09, 02:40 PM
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just wow.
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or not
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I don't like recumbents (mostly because the people riding them tend to not hold their line) but that one looks sweet.
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so much win here.
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perfect.

the bike (and the rider) would fit snugly underneath a car's bumper, i like that feature.
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It looks like he's sitting on a skate board without wheels.
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you probably wanted to go here: http://www.bikeforums.net/forumdisplay.php?f=37
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Kalif, you are speaking to the wrong crowd. You may want to look over there...
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Best looking bent I've ever seen, but still just say "I'm selling a new kind of bike, would you like to see it?" Don't hide.
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what makes this a "new" bent as compaired to any other low racer bent? (i know, wrong forum)
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what makes this a "new" bent as compaired to any other low racer bent? (i know, wrong forum)
seems like the rider is becoming more and more parallel to the ground... eventually they'll look like they're riding a luge or something.
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I think this is the ultimate recumbent bike
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5V2FgwN_re4
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Old 04-07-09, 05:23 PM
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Originally Posted by mooxster View Post
what makes this a "new" bent as compaired to any other low racer bent? (i know, wrong forum)
I thought the other low bents were still rear wheel drive. This one is front wheel drive.
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Originally Posted by urbanknight View Post
I thought the other low bents were still rear wheel drive. This one is front wheel drive.
true, but there are a few out there.

I see nothing that hasn't been done before on the OP's bent

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why handlebars?
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why handlebars?
to turn?
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It seems to me that what the recumbent world needs right now is to stop developing new styles, pick one, and go with it. Instead, you get the Dr. Seuss effect of everyone riding these different strange bikes, and that works against their acceptance instead of for it.
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It looks like a Green Machine with Big Wheel handle bars.



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Originally Posted by wanders View Post
It looks like a Green Machine with Big Wheel handle bars.



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You win.
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Shouldn't this be closed as spam? This is his only post.
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