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Interbike 2008 SS/Fixed/Track/SS Cross

Old 09-27-08, 02:49 PM
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interbike pics.

Here are a few random pics of Interbike 2008 along with some Osobike pics. By the way, the Osobike is in.

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Old 09-27-08, 02:52 PM
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Osobike?


Hahahahahaaaaaaaaa

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Oso bike?

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Originally Posted by laredoshane View Post
Here are a few random pics of Interbike 2008 along with some Osobike pics. By the way, the Osobike is in.
https://www.osobike.com
https://www.flickr.com/photos/2115989...th/2892451671/

Cameras have this feature called focus. Suggest you learn how to use it.
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The osobike website is horrid.
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By my standards the osobike website is decent. The idea of marketing a singlespeed with a coaster brake is also pretty smart (from a business perspective, not my taste). Unfortunately, quality-wise, the osobike looks like a ride you might find at Walmart.
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This might be a stupid question, prompted by a line on that stupid Osu website, but, for those of you who have ridden geared bikes, do you honestly spend that much time "thinking" about what gear you should be in, as so many sites trying to sell people on SS/FG would have you believe?

For me it was always just "too hard/gear down" or "too easy/gear up." Not exactly rocket science. I undergo more complicated thought patterns in public washrooms.
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this is awkward.
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Originally Posted by dobber View Post
Cameras have this feature called focus. Suggest you learn how to use it.
The hall at Interbike is actually a tough place to take good pictures. It seems really bright in there, but it's not. As a result, people don't use the flash and everything comes out dark and blurry. But taking flash photos inside somebody's booth is kind of obnoxious.
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Old 09-28-08, 03:54 PM
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Originally Posted by roastbeef View Post
hehe, ****ing awesome.

I have to wonder what their target demographic is based on that infomercial
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Originally Posted by white lobster View Post
The hall at Interbike is actually a tough place to take good pictures. It seems really bright in there, but it's not. As a result, people don't use the flash and everything comes out dark and blurry. But taking flash photos inside somebody's booth is kind of obnoxious.
I think posting thirty blurry photos is more obnoxious.

By the way, I appreciate the OP for his photos but they are all blurry.
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Originally Posted by elTwitcho View Post
hehe, ****ing awesome.

I have to wonder what their target demographic is based on that infomercial
beats me. but would it kill him to write a script and practice it a few times before he goes on camera?
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Old 09-28-08, 08:28 PM
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I love that song... Burzum right?
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Old 09-28-08, 09:56 PM
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the osobike infomercial is ridiculous. dude has trouble talking about a bike that he 'designed.'
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Old 09-28-08, 10:01 PM
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bahaha, watch the 'assembly' link on the website. you cant even hear him on some.
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Q: How well does a coaster brake work on a single, narrow, high-pressure tire?

A: Not well enough.

Seriously, it's going to skid like crazy. You'd probably be safer with a fixed cog and no brakes.
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Old 09-28-08, 10:45 PM
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"It's got these little safety mechanisms so your chain won't loosen up"

"It pedals really easy because of the way the tires are"

I want one.
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Originally Posted by imoscardotcom View Post
bahaha, watch the 'assembly' link on the website. you cant even hear him on some.
Ok...

he said attach the "front seat" (meaning wheel) with the "bolts" (meaning nuts), and that the right pedal is reverse threaded, which is WRONG. also, how do you "screw handlebars in"?


terrible.. just terrible...
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Old 09-28-08, 10:52 PM
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Also... those cross levers can either pull the cable or push the housing, enabling you to run the cable out either side. Why would he instruct you to choose the crappier routing of pulling the cable so that is makes a stupid S shape with the housing?! did he not know you can set it up the other way? With the other way the cable makes a nice smooth curve to the housing stop on the caliper.

No wonder he wanted a bike with only a coaster brake and found deraillers and caliper braking systems to be such a hassle.
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Old 09-29-08, 03:12 AM
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Man, you guys are brutal. Why do you love finding mistakes on my videos so much? All being said, the osobike is still ausome! And coaster brakes are way under rated. You all need to get off the mentality that a fixed gear is the only cool bike that exists. One day Osobikes will rule the world.
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Old 09-29-08, 04:27 AM
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Originally Posted by laredoshane View Post
Man, you guys are brutal. Why do you love finding mistakes on my videos so much? All being said, the osobike is still ausome! And coaster brakes are way under rated. You all need to get off the mentality that a fixed gear is the only cool bike that exists. One day Osobikes will rule the world.
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Absolutely not.

I honestly can't see anything special about these bikes. It's a single speed bike with a coaster brake. Big ****ing deal. Maybe you need to get over thinking everyone on here is a hipster ******bag, and pull your head out and realize that your bikes are nothing special. Just because you put a coaster brake on a bike doesn't mean you reinvented the bicycle wheel.
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I hope you have deep pockets, shane. Without a front brake that thing is dangerous. You'll get sued the first time someone skids into a pedestrian or something.
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Originally Posted by laredoshane View Post
Man, you guys are brutal. Why do you love finding mistakes on my videos so much? All being said, the osobike is still ausome! And coaster brakes are way under rated. You all need to get off the mentality that a fixed gear is the only cool bike that exists. One day Osobikes will rule the world.
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Sorry buddy, I just wouldnt feel too confident buying a bike from someone who doesnt know anything about them, yet supposedly "designs" one.
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Old 09-29-08, 10:09 AM
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Wheres all the pics? All I saw was a site that had out of focus pics and the Oso. Isnt there anyone else who was there? I mean, I took pics, but it was of my own stuff and I dont want to bore you folks with it....

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