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650C front? pffft!

Old 04-03-07, 11:13 AM
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650C front? pffft!

20 inch is where it is all at....

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Old 04-03-07, 11:20 AM
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Just because you can do something doesn't mean you should.
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Old 04-03-07, 12:13 PM
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Footjams!

Dooo it.
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Old 04-03-07, 12:18 PM
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Originally Posted by PhattTyre
Just because you can do something doesn't mean you should.

+ skatebikes

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Old 04-03-07, 12:20 PM
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I want one of those.
real bad.
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Old 04-03-07, 12:21 PM
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Originally Posted by dijos
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actually thats the best thing i've ever seen
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Old 04-03-07, 12:22 PM
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Yea that pretty much completes me.
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Old 04-03-07, 12:22 PM
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I have one in my basement. I have no idea what its worth. does someone actually want to buy it? its a Redline.

... you are talking about the Skatebike, right?
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Old 04-03-07, 12:23 PM
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Pictures!
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Old 04-03-07, 12:27 PM
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of my skate bike? ill try to get some as soon as I have the chance. Mine does not have a brake. and only a freewheel. Its pretty impossible to ride. and by impossible, I mean awesome.
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Old 04-03-07, 12:28 PM
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I now feel the need to try and make one.
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Old 04-03-07, 12:29 PM
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Originally Posted by CF4L
of my skate bike? ill try to get some as soon as I have the chance. Mine does not have a brake. and only a freewheel. Its pretty impossible to ride. and by impossible, I mean awesome.
Oh god that is glorious.
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Old 04-03-07, 12:40 PM
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I so want a pursuit/dirt jump crossover bike

20" Kenda kineption front ... and a 29" WTB WeirWolf rear

plain gauge 4130 gusseted frame...
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Perfect. That would be my favorite bike ever.
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Old 04-03-07, 12:52 PM
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Originally Posted by DoshKel
Perfect. That would be my favorite bike ever.
my only question is... why hasn´t Brooklyn Machine Works produced this yet?

further on the subject... I see WTB or Nitto producing DIRT JUMP DROP BARS
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Old 04-03-07, 01:12 PM
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It's like a unicycle with training wheels. A bucketload of awesome!
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Old 04-03-07, 01:47 PM
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your sister is gonna be pissed when she finds her bike without a front wheel. nice spoke flair though.
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Old 04-03-07, 02:09 PM
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at first i hated it, now i kinda love it?
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Old 04-03-07, 02:10 PM
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the guy who invented the skatebike used to live in my old neighborhood. he was bad ass on that thing. hopping curbs and all that ****.
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