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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby fatherofmany » Thu May 10, 2012 10:46 am

I'll see your 5 and raise you 3
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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby minez01 » Thu May 10, 2012 9:42 pm

fatherofmany wrote:I'll see your 5 and raise you 3
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How did he even manage to get up there? Must have hopped on at a stairwell or something :?
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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby Marto » Thu May 10, 2012 10:23 pm

JV911 wrote:not a bike, but definately fugly!

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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby fatherofmany » Mon May 14, 2012 12:29 pm

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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby Aushiker » Sat May 19, 2012 11:27 am

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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby il padrone » Sat May 19, 2012 11:40 am

minez01 wrote:
fatherofmany wrote:I'll see your 5 and raise you 3
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How did he even manage to get up there? Must have hopped on at a stairwell or something :?


Lean it against a tall tree or light pole.... climb up 'ladder-style'.... be very careful which way you lean :o
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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby il padrone » Sat May 19, 2012 11:44 am

Marto wrote:
JV911 wrote:not a bike, but definately fugly!

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Fixed (Athos Quad):
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Not really so ugly (from Steppe By Steppe, the quike)

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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby damhooligan » Sat May 19, 2012 7:18 pm

JV911 wrote:not a bike, but definately fugly!

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the vehicle might be... but she defenatly isn't fugly...
if all users looked like that i could get used to that... :mrgreen:
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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby landscapecadmonkey » Sat May 19, 2012 8:01 pm

Ozkaban wrote:Does this qualify? As a bike I mean. Ugly is a given :mrgreen:

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an ex-girlfriend had one of these...its a a 'Kickbike'. Great work out, high intensity, and develops the mythical buns of steel and is an attention grabber, but you look like a knob riding one. So (kick)bike... ugly...but (kick)bike and rider in action.. UGLY and ridiculous
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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby Mulger bill » Sat May 19, 2012 8:43 pm

"Kickbike"? Verbal masturbation by the marketing drones :roll: It's a frikkin' scooter.

Never a fan of the bandy legged Italian brand, here's their hipster chariot...
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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby jasonc » Sat May 19, 2012 9:11 pm

Mulger bill wrote:Never a fan of the bandy legged Italian brand, here's their hipster chariot...
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is it bad that i like that frame? just needs some gears
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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby fatherofmany » Fri May 25, 2012 2:19 pm

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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby schroeds » Sat May 26, 2012 10:25 pm

Dunno if this has been posted yet, but it's ugly enough for a second look anyway

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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby il padrone » Tue May 29, 2012 7:27 pm

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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby Nate » Wed May 30, 2012 1:00 pm

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thats just gonna lead to another Lube debate...
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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby find_bruce » Wed May 30, 2012 1:28 pm

Nothing ugly about the chainsaw - it's just functional, unlike this one
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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby hexrunt » Thu May 31, 2012 9:47 pm

find_bruce wrote:Nothing ugly about the chainsaw - it's just functional, unlike this one
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There's function in that. I bet it really flies...... Has great aero characteristics.... :roll:
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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby il padrone » Thu May 31, 2012 11:12 pm

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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby Aushiker » Fri Jun 01, 2012 3:06 pm

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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby find_bruce » Fri Jun 01, 2012 3:18 pm

I don't see anything wrong with the frame Andrew. Is it the moustache bars, the red accents, gold brakes or all 3 that you object to ?
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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby il padrone » Fri Jun 01, 2012 3:20 pm

Not sure what is so ugly about that Surly :?

It is an unconventional style of bike but built to a purpose - obviously for someone who is a bit short and wants flat bars with an in-line grip option.
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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby Hotdog » Fri Jun 01, 2012 3:24 pm

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If you're going to make your cabling highly visible by choosing a contrast colour for the outers then you really, really ought do it tidily! The front end of that bike is a mess (says the man with electrical tape holding his cables down, but at least mine are black on black, and it's only 'temporary' :roll: ).
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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby Aushiker » Fri Jun 01, 2012 3:29 pm

find_bruce wrote:I don't see anything wrong with the frame Andrew. Is it the moustache bars, the red accents, gold brakes or all 3 that you object to ?


In this order ... red accents, gold brakes, moustache bars.

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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby longshanks » Fri Jun 01, 2012 4:06 pm

Aushiker wrote:In this order ... red accents, gold brakes, moustache bars.


...its not called an ogre for nothing...
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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby Aushiker » Fri Jun 01, 2012 4:09 pm

longshanks wrote:
Aushiker wrote:In this order ... red accents, gold brakes, moustache bars.


...its not called an ogre for nothing...


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