Rocket-powered bicycles are the future...... or the past?

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Rocket-powered bicycles are the future...... or the past?

Postby il padrone » Sat Nov 17, 2012 7:36 pm

Vintage rocket-powered bikes. It seems a sprung leather saddle is an essential requirement :P

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Re: Rocket-powered bicycles are the future...... or the past

Postby ColinOldnCranky » Sat Nov 17, 2012 7:57 pm

il padrone wrote:Vintage rocket-powered bikes. It seems a sprung leather saddle is an essential requirement :P

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Is that a helmet (of sorts)? I have seen the occasional statement to the effect that a helmet has no efficacy. Someone should tell the fool.

Though at least he is not being forced to wear it.
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Re: Rocket-powered bicycles are the future...... or the past

Postby ldrcycles » Sat Nov 17, 2012 8:11 pm

Looks like it might help with a bit of ye olde aerodynamice advantage. Or at least offset the front mudguard :) .
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Re: Rocket-powered bicycles are the future...... or the past

Postby Hamster » Sat Nov 17, 2012 8:32 pm

A more modern rocket bicycle.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vs5hjz9qFjk
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Re: Rocket-powered bicycles are the future...... or the past

Postby Hamster » Sat Nov 17, 2012 8:37 pm

With this one you wouldn't ever need a rear light or reflectors.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QPqDoVjsMVY
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Re: Rocket-powered bicycles are the future...... or the past

Postby ColinOldnCranky » Sun Nov 18, 2012 10:08 am

ldrcycles wrote:Looks like it might help with a bit of ye olde aerodynamice advantage. Or at least offset the front mudguard :) .

Is that a mudguard? I thought it was an aileron. :)
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