'These bikes are immortal now'

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pentlandexile
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'These bikes are immortal now'

Postby pentlandexile » Wed May 15, 2013 7:37 pm

Great video about a bike collector from ABC Open. Sorry, can't work out how to do the embed.

https://open.abc.net.au/posts/the-spokesman-82kh4lu
Long day's journey into alt-bars

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Re: 'These bikes are immortal now'

Postby Rob74 » Wed May 15, 2013 8:05 pm

That is just GREAT. to quote...
..."Riding a bicycle is freedom"

I think "Iron Hanglider" is the best monica description I have seen of what I think it is like to ride a bicycle....full credit.

Rob

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Re: 'These bikes are immortal now'

Postby Tasman » Wed May 15, 2013 8:15 pm

Really enjoyed that. Thanks for posting.

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Re: 'These bikes are immortal now'

Postby jacob_T » Wed May 15, 2013 8:37 pm

Very nice. Great little clip.

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Re: 'These bikes are immortal now'

Postby Ferrovelo » Thu May 16, 2013 7:45 pm

Cool.
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Re: 'These bikes are immortal now'

Postby singlespeedscott » Thu May 16, 2013 9:36 pm

Love his ute and house too.
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Re: 'These bikes are immortal now'

Postby utedeej » Thu May 16, 2013 10:00 pm

That is cool. I've taken a cheap singlespeed into work (leave it there in the cage all the time) for a get out at lunchtime bike and i went for a quick spin today, with my old V1 Pro helmet and suit on, and he is right, riding a bike just makes you smile, doesn't matter how you do it. :)

You're right about the ute too scott, v nice.

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Re: 'These bikes are immortal now'

Postby spirito » Fri May 17, 2013 12:16 am

Rob74 wrote:... is the best monica description I have seen


Hilary Clinton might be able to go one better ;)
Cranky Jim wrote: God did not invent gears. Men invented gears ... because we are not gods.

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Re: 'These bikes are immortal now'

Postby morini » Fri May 17, 2013 7:56 am

He looks like he lives in Brisbane?

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Re: 'These bikes are immortal now'

Postby Dan » Fri May 17, 2013 9:37 am

spirito wrote:
Rob74 wrote:... is the best monica description I have seen


Hilary Clinton might be able to go one better ;)


Ha!

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Re: 'These bikes are immortal now'

Postby GH » Fri May 17, 2013 8:08 pm

yeah but just watch out for the $300 odd fine for "leading animal from vehicle".

;)

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