Ugly Bikes

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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby Marto » Mon Dec 31, 2012 8:12 am

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Didn't see the brake cable stash, greyhoundtom. That's ugly gold!

Imagine how ugly the owner is.
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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby il padrone » Mon Dec 31, 2012 9:01 am

I reckon the whole deal is a pi$$take..... and you've all had the pi$$ taken :wink:
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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby sumgy » Mon Dec 31, 2012 9:27 am

Aushiker wrote:Image

Not sure about this one I must say ... more on the bike for those interested at Charlie the Bike Monger

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That is proof that beauty truly is in the eye of the beholder.
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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby jimsheedy » Mon Dec 31, 2012 10:55 am

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One of the worst color schemes I have ever seen. Incredibly they are even worse in real life. Consistently terrible paint jobs seems to be Colnago's Raison detre.
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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby Aushiker » Mon Jan 07, 2013 9:40 am

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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby Aushiker » Mon Feb 04, 2013 9:45 am

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BTW it is for sale in Perth ... $900 and it is all yours.

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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby ILMB » Mon Feb 04, 2013 12:03 pm

Aushiker wrote:Image

BTW it is for sale in Perth ... $900 and it is all yours.

Andrew


Don't be so cruel! :cry:

I have a Koga Miyata and it's the BEST bike for hilly urban transport with heavy grocery etc loads. :)

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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby Aushiker » Tue Feb 05, 2013 12:55 am

ILMB wrote:Don't be so cruel! :cry:

I have a Koga Miyata and it's the BEST bike for hilly urban transport with heavy grocery etc loads. :)


Nothing wrong with the bike, but if you have your stem/handlebars set up like that ....

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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby ILMB » Tue Feb 05, 2013 8:02 am

Aushiker wrote:
ILMB wrote:Don't be so cruel! :cry:

I have a Koga Miyata and it's the BEST bike for hilly urban transport with heavy grocery etc loads. :)


Nothing wrong with the bike, but if you have your stem/handlebars set up like that ....

Andrew


I do have the butterfly handle bars, albeit more horizontal, and that's part of what's great about the ride. Initially my reaction was like yours, but I now prefer them to any other handlle bars beacuse of the infinite hand positions. Only problem is I don't know how to attach a mirror without compromising the handle bar's functionality...

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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby Ozkaban » Tue Feb 05, 2013 9:23 am

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Andrew

Aww, c'mon. That's plain awesome :mrgreen:

How often do you reckon Zipp have been asked about mudguard clearance on a disk wheel???

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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby jasonc » Tue Feb 05, 2013 9:27 am

Ozkaban wrote:
Aushiker wrote:Image

Andrew

Aww, c'mon. That's plain awesome :mrgreen:

How often do you reckon Zipp have been asked about mudguard clearance on a disk wheel???


more importantly "will it handle a 3 speed cassette"? :mrgreen:

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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby Ozkaban » Tue Feb 05, 2013 11:18 am

jasonc wrote:
Ozkaban wrote:
Aushiker wrote:Image

Andrew

Aww, c'mon. That's plain awesome :mrgreen:

How often do you reckon Zipp have been asked about mudguard clearance on a disk wheel???


more importantly "will it handle a 3 speed cassette"? :mrgreen:

I'm in a (boring) meeting... Had to explain sudden outburst of laughter...

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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby bychosis » Tue Feb 05, 2013 1:12 pm

jasonc wrote:
Ozkaban wrote:
Aushiker wrote:Image

Andrew

Aww, c'mon. That's plain awesome :mrgreen:

How often do you reckon Zipp have been asked about mudguard clearance on a disk wheel???


more importantly "will it handle a 3 speed cassette"? :mrgreen:


And what about coaster brakes?
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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby Mulger bill » Tue Feb 05, 2013 9:36 pm

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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby Livetoride » Wed Feb 06, 2013 1:57 pm

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This one is kinda cool BatBike
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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby Marto » Wed Feb 06, 2013 5:43 pm

Livetoride wrote:Image


Nice welding!

I've noticed that most photos in this thread don't have an ugly background, despite the ugliness of the foreground objects.
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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby munga » Sat Feb 09, 2013 10:42 pm

ILMB wrote:..Only problem is I don't know how to attach a mirror without compromising the handle bar's functionality...


uhh. the one on your helmet isn't enough?
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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby ILMB » Sun Feb 10, 2013 12:24 am

munga wrote:
ILMB wrote:..Only problem is I don't know how to attach a mirror without compromising the handle bar's functionality...


uhh. the one on your helmet isn't enough?


Do you have a link? How does a helmet mirror work? Thanks

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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby ZepinAtor » Sun Feb 10, 2013 7:00 am

ILMB wrote:
munga wrote:
ILMB wrote:..Only problem is I don't know how to attach a mirror without compromising the handle bar's functionality...


uhh. the one on your helmet isn't enough?


Do you have a link? How does a helmet mirror work? Thanks


In keeping with the theme of the bike you could just bolt a truck mirror on the side of the fork..........(lots of sarcasm intended & yes I am a wanna-be lycra racer boy mamil)
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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby find_bruce » Sun Feb 10, 2013 7:07 am

ILMB wrote:..Only problem is I don't know how to attach a mirror without compromising the handle bar's functionality...
munga wrote:uhh. the one on your helmet isn't enough?
ILMB wrote:Do you have a link? How does a helmet mirror work? Thanks

Perhaps I am overly cynical, but I thought munga was gently teasing you - eg bikesnob says "The helmet mirror is perhaps one of the dorkiest cycling accessories, second only to the reflective vest". As for a helmet mirror, would you prefer
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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby munga » Sun Feb 10, 2013 7:09 am

:wink:
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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby ILMB » Sun Feb 10, 2013 8:25 am

find_bruce wrote:Perhaps I am overly cynical, but I thought munga was gently teasing you


That's not hard :oops:

find_bruce wrote:Image


Thanks

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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby il padrone » Sun Feb 10, 2013 8:43 am

ILMB wrote:Only problem is I don't know how to attach a mirror without compromising the handle bar's functionality...


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Even more ingenious
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Back to the Ugly Bike thread, this is an odd use of trekking bars (defies logic.......?)

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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby Ozkaban » Wed Feb 13, 2013 2:51 pm

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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby jasonc » Wed Feb 13, 2013 3:08 pm

Ozkaban wrote:Image


my eyes hurt

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