Author Topic: have we discussed halfbikes?  (Read 1526 times)

tonycollinet

  • No Longer a western province of Númenor

Kim

  • Timelord
Re: have we discussed halfbikes?
« Reply #1 on: October 31, 2017, 11:48:59 pm »
That's silly.  I want a go!
To ride the Windcheetah, first, you must embrace the cantilever...

Re: have we discussed halfbikes?
« Reply #2 on: November 01, 2017, 06:15:09 am »
Just being pedantic...
Wheel one
Wheel two

Then Wheel THREE

It is a trike

T42

  • Tea tank
Re: have we discussed halfbikes?
« Reply #3 on: November 01, 2017, 08:28:32 am »
Next up, a demo with potholes...
I've dusted all those old bottles and set them up straight.

tonycollinet

  • No Longer a western province of Númenor
Re: have we discussed halfbikes?
« Reply #4 on: November 03, 2017, 06:47:54 pm »
Must admit - I'm tempted.

Totally impractical but looks massive fun. To be fair - that's what they claim.

citoyen

  • Cat 6 Racer
have we discussed halfbikes?
« Reply #5 on: November 03, 2017, 11:39:02 pm »
Fun... until you have to stop sharply and end up faceplanting on the tarmac?

Kim

  • Timelord
Re: have we discussed halfbikes?
« Reply #6 on: November 03, 2017, 11:46:06 pm »
Fun... until you have to stop sharply and end up faceplanting on the tarmac?

Brake's on the rear wheels, isn't it?
To ride the Windcheetah, first, you must embrace the cantilever...

Mr Larrington

  • A bit ov a lyv wyr by slof standirds
  • Custard Wallah
    • Mr Larrington's Automatic Diary
Re: have we discussed halfbikes?
« Reply #7 on: November 04, 2017, 12:16:27 am »
Fun... until you have to stop sharply and end up faceplanting on the tarmac?

Brake's on the rear wheels, isn't it?

OK, fun until you have to stop sharply and find you can't?
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citoyen

  • Cat 6 Racer
have we discussed halfbikes?
« Reply #8 on: November 04, 2017, 01:10:05 am »
Brake's on the rear wheels, isn't it?

I wondered if that might be the case... if so, what Mr L said.

And I’m not even remotely impressed to see them weaving through pedestrians at speed in the video.

thing1

  • aka Joth
    • TandemThings
Re: have we discussed halfbikes?
« Reply #9 on: November 04, 2017, 03:34:34 am »
Half-bike is what tandemists call a solo bike.

T42

  • Tea tank
Re: have we discussed halfbikes?
« Reply #10 on: November 04, 2017, 08:40:24 am »
I read that ^^^ as "taxidermist".

And I’m not even remotely impressed to see them weaving through pedestrians at speed in the video.

+1. Gives us a bad name.
I've dusted all those old bottles and set them up straight.

Re: have we discussed halfbikes?
« Reply #11 on: November 06, 2017, 06:32:31 am »
Half a bad name, shurely?