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Ugly Bikes

Postby Marto » Mon Sep 19, 2011 11:54 am

Pics or vids of bikes that you think are ugly... (within forum guidelines :mrgreen: )

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Postby MichaelB » Mon Sep 19, 2011 12:40 pm

Any of the Pinarello bikes - just not into the bendy stays/forks - looks dopey to me imho.

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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby uglybob » Mon Sep 19, 2011 12:41 pm

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Postby Marto » Mon Sep 19, 2011 1:02 pm

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Could be okay on a VERY smooth road :?
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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby scotto » Mon Sep 19, 2011 1:08 pm

i believe this bicycle encourages bullying...

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Postby russellgarrard » Mon Sep 19, 2011 1:16 pm

Depends how young they are!
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Postby fatherofmany » Mon Sep 19, 2011 2:11 pm

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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby Marto » Mon Sep 19, 2011 2:45 pm

This bike could be good, but it's just ugly!

http://www.cycleexif.com/bonobo-plywood-bicycle

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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby Schmenz » Mon Sep 19, 2011 2:47 pm

i kinda like the wood in an odd way. more as a bike for a wall than a functional one tho

but i love the subtle teacup!
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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby HAKS » Mon Sep 19, 2011 5:11 pm

FUGLY!

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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby il padrone » Mon Sep 19, 2011 6:12 pm

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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby uncle arthur » Mon Sep 19, 2011 6:26 pm

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I've never seen a frame with that much rake on the seatpost before.....
What is it with cycling? 30+ kmh and lycra???!!!
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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby Queestce » Mon Sep 19, 2011 6:49 pm

HAKS wrote:FUGLY!

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You mean gorgeous, right? :wink:

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Ugly Bikes

Postby singlespeedscott » Mon Sep 19, 2011 7:01 pm

Any road bike with a top tube that's is not horizontal with the ground. Sloping top tubes look like girls bikes to me.
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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby munga » Mon Sep 19, 2011 7:20 pm

uncle arthur wrote:
I've never seen a frame with that much rake on the seatpost before.....


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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby drubie » Mon Sep 19, 2011 8:23 pm

Ugliest bike I've ever seen in person:

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Re: Ugly Bikes

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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby il padrone » Mon Sep 19, 2011 8:32 pm

^^^^
Back in the 70s was the hot thing to ride around the town on :lol:
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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby familyguy » Tue Sep 20, 2011 8:06 pm

Undecided on this one:
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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby munga » Tue Sep 20, 2011 8:27 pm

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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby il padrone » Tue Sep 20, 2011 9:10 pm

Ooooffghh! Now that's got to win some sort of award for 'extreme hipster ugliness' :shock: :shock:
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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby notwal » Tue Sep 20, 2011 10:17 pm

familyguy wrote:Undecided on this one:
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No you're right. That's ill conceived. Seat stays are wrong and the head tube arrangement could have been handled much better.
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