Vittorio Bicycle Fair

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Vittorio Bicycle Fair

Postby Aushiker » Mon Dec 19, 2011 2:53 pm

Hi

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Postby RonK » Mon Dec 19, 2011 6:52 pm

What is it exactly that we are meant to look at?
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Re: Vittorio Bicycle Fair

Postby rifraf » Sun Dec 25, 2011 11:41 pm

RonK wrote:What is it exactly that we are meant to look at?


From the link :D
"Last weekend, we travelled north of Amsterdam to visit steel touring bike maker Vittorio Bicycles and their annual bike touring fair.

Here’s a short video with the highlights of the day, including a look at the new Marathon Mondial touring tires, the favourite things that bike tourists Saskia & Jan-Willem take on tour and an amazing bike built for an expedition over a frozen river in Russia!"
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Postby RonK » Mon Dec 26, 2011 10:37 am

Yes, I watched the video - there didn't seem to be anything remarkable in it, so I wondered if Andrew intended to draw attention to a specific item.
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Postby Aushiker » Mon Dec 26, 2011 11:36 am

RonK wrote:Yes, I watched the video - there didn't seem to be anything remarkable in it, so I wondered if Andrew intended to draw attention to a specific item.


In the last segment ... the guy seems to be running a double rim or two tyres. Haven't seen that before. Oh, and the odd things people use.

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Postby il padrone » Mon Dec 26, 2011 3:55 pm

A double set of rims, laced together, used to be standard kit for snow riding in events in Canada or Alaska - particularly the Iditabike. Then along came the Pugsley and the 3.5" Endomorph tyres
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