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12-Foot Tall Bicycle

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by manred, Feb 29, 2008.

  1. manred

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    Here's the link if you're interested in looking at an interview with the inventor.

    I would love to try one out, but not actually buy one.
     
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    Scary. I can't ride a bike where my feet don't touch the ground. Aaaand, I'm afraid of ladders.
     
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    Eh..seems cool. I got good balance but not enough to ride something like that. Add training wheels? I'm good.

    P.S.-Celeste, I'm feeling a little better.
     
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    That thing is crazy!
    But I much prefer riding my bike, grounds not too far if I fall :lol:
     
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    what does one cost?

    i love being outdoors riding bikes! :)
     
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    How the hell do you take on corners and wind?
     
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    That would suck falling off.
     
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    i own a pink bicycle, pink helmet, pink knee pads, pink elbow pads... :yesnod:
     
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    dude, that thing is so cool, i want one
     
  10. Bigred

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    how do you get off...?
     
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    Oh dear
    [Silly mode]You need another person for that

    But to get off the bike I assume you fall off
     
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    same way you get on...

    just step off while it's moving
     
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    Wow, hahaha!

    We see "tall bikes" around here all the time (up around the Old City) - not as high as those, but a good solid 7+ feet off the ground (like the 3rd or 4th crossbar on the yellow one). I've never seen one start or stop, which has always been a big question of mine.
     
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    St. Augustine? Yeah, there are some pretty tall bicycles around there. Like you I've never seen one actually move though, looks like it could be pretty dangerous/fun.
     
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    Yeah, up in St. Augustine around the Old City, and around the Flagler College. Sometimes you see the rider but the bike is hidden behind cars which is totally bizarre - looks like the rider is *flying* :lol:

    For the first time ever a few weeks ago we saw a girl riding a tall bike (she was wearing this giant floppy hat, tall boots - the whole effect was slightly surreal.
     
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    Painfully.
     
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    ...I am so mature.
     
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    LOL ahahah
     

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