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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby Nobody » Sun Sep 25, 2011 7:18 pm

notwal wrote:I wonder if they actually work. They look like one of those dubious notions that gets picked up and copied without any functional justification.
Those type of wheels actually work but the giant hub (so called hubless) has weight, bearing drag and bearing seal problems from what I've read.
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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby Nate » Mon Sep 26, 2011 8:50 pm

Livetoride wrote:This one is bordering on okish....
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Tyre replacement? No quick release?
Gonna be hard to put a speedo on that thing too... or fenders!

Still - i'd ride one for sure for coolness factor alone.
It'd raise the profile of cycling ten trillion fold!

See a guy riding one of these every now & then:
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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby melb-ourne » Mon Sep 26, 2011 9:01 pm

Found the bike during my lunch time walk at carlton

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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby Livetoride » Mon Sep 26, 2011 9:48 pm

melb-ourne wrote:Found the bike during my lunch time walk at carlton

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That's Cool :D
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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby Marto » Mon Sep 26, 2011 9:50 pm

melb-ourne wrote:Found the bike during my lunch time walk at carlton

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Wow! that really is something. It is really cool, not ugly :D If would be ugly it was only an halfa effort to get a square "tube" look, and was painted. Oh dear, do we need a cool wall :roll:
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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby CommuRider » Mon Sep 26, 2011 10:08 pm

Awesome. Nice camouflage. Want it in Ti :D
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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby Livetoride » Mon Sep 26, 2011 10:36 pm

CommuRider wrote:Awesome. Nice camouflage. Want it in Ti :D

What you talkin about Willis....
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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby Nobody » Mon Sep 26, 2011 10:38 pm

I first thought the curved tubes were going to be the bike. Had to look twice.
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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby jimsheedy » Mon Sep 26, 2011 10:51 pm

nothing ugly about it. that is art. its beautiful.
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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby Chaderotti » Mon Sep 26, 2011 11:46 pm

That square tubing bike is absolutely fantastic.
I think what makes it look good are the seamless joins.
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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby Oxford » Tue Sep 27, 2011 5:24 am

shame the owner has lights that are out of character with the bike. also thought a square shaped bell would be interesting on it, seamlessly attached of course.
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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby fatherofmany » Tue Sep 27, 2011 11:44 am

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15 Bikes 2 adults 6 children, 3 dogs, 10 chooks and a heck of a lot of fish
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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby RobM » Tue Sep 27, 2011 12:00 pm

The bars on that square bike are crazy narrow haha.
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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby ausrandoman » Tue Sep 27, 2011 12:16 pm

fatherofmany wrote:Image


The number of ugly things in this photo is greater than 1.
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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby Livetoride » Tue Sep 27, 2011 12:18 pm

ausrandoman wrote:
fatherofmany wrote:Image


The number of ugly things in this photo is greater than 1.


That bike is wrong on so many levels
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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby Marto » Tue Sep 27, 2011 1:27 pm

ausrandoman wrote:
fatherofmany wrote:Image



Doctor Seuss meets Spiderman?
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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby Livetoride » Tue Sep 27, 2011 2:06 pm

This one is just taking the p!ss...
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This one would drive you around the twist...

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I wonder how may times this cyclist has been swatted....

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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby fatherofmany » Tue Sep 27, 2011 2:32 pm

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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby CommuRider » Tue Sep 27, 2011 5:54 pm

Bloody hell LTR some very twisted bikes there. LOL'd at the yellow zebra bike. :-)
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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby ldrcycles » Tue Sep 27, 2011 7:45 pm

Livetoride wrote:
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And that's why i steer clear of Specialized bikes lol.
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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby Marto » Tue Sep 27, 2011 11:57 pm

Some hideous frame shapes (and pink tyres!)
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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby Ozkaban » Wed Sep 28, 2011 10:06 am

I really liked that square tubed alu bike posted by melb-ourne... until I saw the seat. How can anything match the smooth, modern minimalist look less than that seat???

Livetoride's twisted bike is plain cool! I wonder what it's done for the structural integrity though.

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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby Livetoride » Wed Sep 28, 2011 11:27 am

Today's finds :D

This could be the red bikes cousin....
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This one is offensive :(
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Ok, OK, its no the bike that's shocking...
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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby Marto » Wed Sep 28, 2011 11:40 am

Livetoride wrote:Today's finds :D
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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby notwal » Wed Sep 28, 2011 12:00 pm

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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