Checkout segment on cycling... GOLD !!!!

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Checkout segment on cycling... GOLD !!!!

Postby MichaelB » Fri Apr 20, 2018 9:24 am

Stolen from Cycling Tips, but funny as hell


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Re: Checkout segment on cycling... GOLD !!!!

Postby biker jk » Fri Apr 20, 2018 9:45 am

He had more cycling gadgets on his handlebar than DC Rainmaker. :lol:

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Re: Checkout segment on cycling... GOLD !!!!

Postby Arbuckle23 » Fri Apr 20, 2018 10:00 am

I may resemble that :D :oops:
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Re: Checkout segment on cycling... GOLD !!!!

Postby bychosis » Fri Apr 20, 2018 10:58 am

No time to ride, data to crunch.
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Re: Checkout segment on cycling... GOLD !!!!

Postby cyclotaur » Fri Apr 20, 2018 11:59 am

My son (works at ABC.... :roll: ) sent me this a few weeks back.

Him: " I look forward to inheriting a bike pump. :| "
Me: "I have a broken one you can have now !! :D "
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Re: Checkout segment on cycling... GOLD !!!!

Postby MichaelB » Fri Apr 20, 2018 12:55 pm

The one that blew me away on price (apart from the floor pump) was the Suunto watch - $1100

:shock:

Laughed hard that he got two :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Re: Checkout segment on cycling... GOLD !!!!

Postby MattyK » Fri Apr 20, 2018 1:00 pm

Does the Checkout borrow these items or do they actually go and buy them? The show must have a pretty good budget... or a good garage sale to fund the christmas party...

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Postby Mububban » Fri Apr 20, 2018 1:20 pm

That's pretty funny :D
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Re: Checkout segment on cycling... GOLD !!!!

Postby bychosis » Fri Apr 20, 2018 1:31 pm

MattyK wrote:Does the Checkout borrow these items or do they actually go and buy them? The show must have a pretty good budget... or a good garage sale to fund the christmas party...

Just had to ask if they could borrow from a couple of the cycle commuters in the office.
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Re: Checkout segment on cycling... GOLD !!!!

Postby cancan64 » Fri Apr 20, 2018 1:46 pm

hurry up tax cheque
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Postby P!N20 » Fri Apr 20, 2018 2:10 pm

Only one bike? Cheapskate.

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Postby mikgit » Fri Apr 20, 2018 7:51 pm

Arbuckle23 wrote:I may resemble that :D :oops:


me too...
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Re: Checkout segment on cycling... GOLD !!!!

Postby Jmuzz » Sat Apr 21, 2018 8:58 pm

MattyK wrote:Does the Checkout borrow these items or do they actually go and buy them? The show must have a pretty good budget... or a good garage sale to fund the christmas party...


A lot weren't the real items.
Plus they would have a lot of well paid cyclists on staff to borrow from.

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As a Mid life cyclist

Postby rodneycc » Tue May 15, 2018 9:35 pm

On the Checkout again tonight in Melbourne. I love this....

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Postby find_bruce » Tue May 15, 2018 10:02 pm

rodneycc wrote:On the Checkout again tonight in Melbourne. I love this....

I merged this into the existing thread, but am quoting you so you know where it has gone

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Postby rodneycc » Tue May 15, 2018 10:08 pm

Thanks Bruce, thought it would be on here already somewhere but it didn't come up in my search. So for those who missed it the first time...
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Re: Checkout segment on cycling... GOLD !!!!

Postby find_bruce » Tue May 15, 2018 10:22 pm

No worries Rodney - I have laughed every time I watched it

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Re: Checkout segment on cycling... GOLD !!!!

Postby ldrcycles » Wed May 16, 2018 2:31 pm

The one that gets me is the Cateye front light, $1400?! Really? Sure it's got 6,500 lumens but damn!
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Re: Checkout segment on cycling... GOLD !!!!

Postby MichaelB » Wed May 16, 2018 3:29 pm

ldrcycles wrote:The one that gets me is the Cateye front light, $1400?! Really? Sure it's got 6,500 lumens but damn!


Some of the items are just ridiculous, but someone obviously buys them.

My LOL one is the Suunto watch - $1100 :shock: I thought the Garmin 1030 was overpriced !!

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Re: Checkout segment on cycling... GOLD !!!!

Postby AUbicycles » Wed May 16, 2018 3:43 pm

Jmuzz wrote:A lot weren't the real items.
Plus they would have a lot of well paid cyclists on staff to borrow from.


Really? Looked real enough to me and I was also wondering how they acquired - a big job for their project manager. It is possible that they involved a props supplier who in turn purchase and supply as a short loan.

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Re: Checkout segment on cycling... GOLD !!!!

Postby MattyK » Thu May 17, 2018 9:28 am

AUbicycles wrote:
Jmuzz wrote:A lot weren't the real items.
Plus they would have a lot of well paid cyclists on staff to borrow from.


Really? Looked real enough to me and I was also wondering how they acquired - a big job for their project manager. It is possible that they involved a props supplier who in turn purchase and supply as a short loan.

Seeing it full screen on TV made it obvious how many items weren't genuine (nearly all of them).

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Re: Checkout segment on cycling... GOLD !!!!

Postby Velt » Thu May 17, 2018 10:10 am

AUbicycles wrote:
Jmuzz wrote:A lot weren't the real items.
Plus they would have a lot of well paid cyclists on staff to borrow from.


Really? Looked real enough to me and I was also wondering how they acquired - a big job for their project manager. It is possible that they involved a props supplier who in turn purchase and supply as a short loan.



The garmin varia was just a book light of some sort. The Aston Martin bike appeared to be a grey bike with the Aston Martin logo on the down tube.

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Re: Checkout segment on cycling... GOLD !!!!

Postby AUbicycles » Thu May 17, 2018 5:28 pm

RIght you all are, it was really well filled and edited. I took it at face value but the real bike nerds got out the entire CSI tech and were doing freeze frames and comparing spec.

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Re: Checkout segment on cycling... GOLD !!!!

Postby chriso_29er » Thu May 17, 2018 7:38 pm

Very well researched to find such comedy gold add descriptions such as the Assos bibs.
"magic carpet effect" lol.
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