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PostPosted: Sat Mar 21, 2009 1:26 pm 
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just saw a kid in the village riding one of these....death traps

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it was in a as good condition as the above! but it all worked as it meant to !
its his dads and like all good responsible parents he let his lad out on it.....

well they have learn what real pain is at some time :lol:


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PostPosted: Sat Mar 21, 2009 3:33 pm 
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That brings back a memory, A mate had one of these when i was young absolute crazy thing to try and ride funny as hell :lol:


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PostPosted: Sat Mar 21, 2009 3:43 pm 
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It looks both ridiculous and unsafe,i think most parents would be put off buying that


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PostPosted: Sat Mar 21, 2009 4:10 pm 
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5tjTuCX8USw

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R5P70XtI4zQ

:lol: SUPERB!


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PostPosted: Sat Mar 21, 2009 4:49 pm 
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headtube is slack as fook so itl want to go in a straight line

i dont see a problem


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 22, 2009 1:27 am 
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I had one of these, Great fun !! ............sadly now sold on :(

I took it to the cycling rally at Mildenhall .......... No one spoke to me all weekend :mrgreen:


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 22, 2009 1:36 am 
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 22, 2009 3:03 am 
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I bet if someone came up with an ATB version it could do some mean singletrack! :lol: :lol:


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 22, 2009 8:11 am 
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We have our own 'swing' bike maker within the RB community: Ladies & Gents, I give you ...... Wobbly John

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h8GBoPkANYo

Taken at a RB meet at Thetford last year.


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