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ONE GEAR or NO GEAR......?

Old 03-12-08, 11:30 PM
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ONE GEAR or NO GEAR......?

How tough is too tough?

We asked ourselves this question every time we go out for a 'kick'. It is hard to see in the photo, but the abuse that this machine will dish out will remind you everyday of how much you still love your bike.

This is how we are building our machines to get ready for the World Championships this August. The rear brakes get stripped to lighten the machine, give you some extra deck room, and to psych out the other racers. The cockpit sizings are standard, so just like a bike, you will see a variety of setups depending on the rider. Carbon Forks, Bars and Wheels when we can afford it. I added the golf balls on the brake studs to freak out the European racers and to give myself something else to talk about. Yes we are the company that designs and builds these things, and yes we are looking for your input on what you think at first glance.

We have been in touch with the site owners of BikeForums to discuss advertising and using this board for feedback. We have been working hard to refine this extreme vehicle and we want to see what a group of extreme riders think about it.

Aside from needing a throttle------any thoughts?

Moses---FBUSA
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Old 03-12-08, 11:31 PM
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huh?
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lol
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Fixed push?
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Old 03-12-08, 11:32 PM
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i see department store written all over this
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Old 03-12-08, 11:34 PM
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stop confusing me at this hour. i come here for predictable banter.

edit: oh, the pics appeared. now i'm just confused in a different way.
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I wanna get one and just hold on to the bars and run.
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Old 03-12-08, 11:39 PM
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Send me one.
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Old 03-12-08, 11:40 PM
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ABSOLUTELY no less than one
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Old 03-12-08, 11:41 PM
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I will ride it 200 miles and write a review if you mail me one. I'm a moderator here, that means these people believe everything I say.
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Originally Posted by kemmer View Post
I will ride it 200 miles and write a review if you mail me one. I'm a moderator here, that means these people believe everything I say.
What a lie!

Wait what am I saying... he's so right.

oh ****.

Also, can you call it riding?
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lol
so extreme.
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well, as a bike shop owner i know that though there could be a market for a fast, high-end scooter. Though I pray to god that there never is one and it doesnt find its place in a bike shop. People come in and call my shop on a not so regular basis wanting to know if i sell them or know where they can get them( scooters that is). Though i have no interest in them what so ever there is probably a market. I think that it's more of a novelty than anything and that it would be a one time purchase for most. I really don't think that people will buy one and then next year get the 2009 model or an upgrade or whatever. It does look cool and looking cool is important I might add. Oh and it's single speed right? thats cool. and if you get rid of both brakes it will be even more extreme. You could market that one to the Hipsters as the "Messenger Scooter" maybe you can have special races with them. Ok im just being stupid now..I'll stop. sorry...Anyway, It looks as if you put a lot of time and effort (not to mention money) in designing and manufacturing this... thing. It looks well constructed. And did i say fancy lookin'?
Good Luck. with your scooter.

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Old 03-13-08, 12:10 AM
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arrospok? barspins?
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What?
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Old 03-13-08, 12:14 AM
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bike shorts + no seat = jackass
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did you say there's world championships with these things? where the **** have I been? missing out on some xtreme vehicles, apparently.
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WTF.........

It's a scooter, what am i missing they have been pushing these things out of dept. stores forever. not to mention the razor which folds and kinda has a lock on the college kid scooter to the coffee shop crowd (does that even exist?)

p.s needs drops

https://footbikeusa.com/
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Old 03-13-08, 12:41 AM
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k-mart scooter + narrow tires = 'footbike'
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razors r SERIOUS BIZNESS.
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