Van Hulsteijn bikes

y3ntil
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Van Hulsteijn bikes

Postby y3ntil » Thu Sep 08, 2011 5:31 pm

Just thought I'd link people to these rather different looking bikes coming out of Holland.

http://www.vanhulsteijn.com/#/introductie/

I think the kinda look like the old softride bikes, kinda strange, kinda cool.

anyway, enjoy.

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Re: Van Hulsteijn bikes

Postby CommuRider » Thu Sep 08, 2011 5:48 pm

Jeez...they're pretty weird. Reminds me of those TT bikes. Where do I hang my panniers?
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Re: Van Hulsteijn bikes

Postby BRLVR.v2 » Thu Sep 08, 2011 6:00 pm

Phuck that's ugly! Price on demand, what a wank.

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Re: Van Hulsteijn bikes

Postby brasstinman » Thu Sep 08, 2011 9:21 pm

I like it and I don't. I like it because it's different and it's great to see people design things thinking outside the box. What I don't like about it, I think the semi circle from the rear stay to the seat post is too large. If it was smaller so the top tube wasn't so high then it might look a little tighter, that large void from the back wheel to the seat looks too large.... I don't know just my 2 cents.
Maybe it had to be that large or the smaller the bend the less strength it had. Don't know as I'm not design engineer. Maybe the guy just liked it that big.
But I reckon in the flesh "steel" it would look pretty cool. Would certainly catch people's attention as you went by.

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Re: Van Hulsteijn bikes

Postby jaseyjase » Fri Sep 09, 2011 10:17 pm

1595 euro :shock:

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Re: Van Hulsteijn bikes

Postby hewey » Thu Oct 13, 2011 2:30 pm

I love the frame style, would love one done with a vintage inspired build. Price tag i dont like so much :shock: :lol: :lol:

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