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PostPosted: Tue Mar 17, 2009 6:02 pm 
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or should that be egg shaped

http://www.bikeradar.com/mtb/news/artic ... ings-20888


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PostPosted: Tue Mar 17, 2009 6:11 pm 
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What ever next ???? Flexstems ?


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PostPosted: Tue Mar 17, 2009 6:13 pm 
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nah itl be extensions on the ends of the bars to change hand positions , might give better leverage uphill to all the boingy bikes :lol:


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PostPosted: Tue Mar 17, 2009 6:13 pm 
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L-shaped cranks..?
Freewheels on the chainset?
SHAFT DRIVE :D


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PostPosted: Tue Mar 17, 2009 6:31 pm 
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hasn't this been done before :? :lol:


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PostPosted: Tue Mar 17, 2009 6:34 pm 
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"This is likely one of the most technologically advanced bicycle components I've ever tested.”

He needs to get out more! :shock: :D


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PostPosted: Tue Mar 17, 2009 6:48 pm 
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My moneys on these new fangled 'pnuematic' tyres, you know tyres with 'innertubes'


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PostPosted: Tue Mar 17, 2009 7:05 pm 
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legrandefromage wrote:
My moneys on these new fangled 'pnuematic' tyres, you know tyres with 'innertubes'


Never catch on . . .


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PostPosted: Tue Mar 17, 2009 9:04 pm 
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Location: No brakes? Way to commit soldier.
Funny to see words like 'innovative' and 'advanced' used to describe a product that was around 20yrs ago.

I wonder if the oval rings are being heralded now because they alter the power stroke in such a way as to help reduce the bobbing effect of full-sus bikes?


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PostPosted: Tue Mar 17, 2009 9:27 pm 
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was it the biopace that was touted as the cure to the bob back then ? i cant remember if it was those or another companies . im sure i remember seeing some very oval rings

did any other company do egg rings back then or is my memory being shite again :lol:


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