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Old 12-14-21, 07:05 PM
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Some people have too much time on their hands!

Here's a project for the daring bike mechanic.
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Old 12-14-21, 07:41 PM
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I must be one of them - I watched it!

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Old 12-14-21, 08:58 PM
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cutting edge tech. inventor has sharp ideas. wonder if a dado bicycle is offered?
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Old 12-14-21, 09:11 PM
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Originally Posted by Troul View Post
cutting edge tech. inventor has sharp ideas. wonder if a dado bicycle is offered?
Chrome steel rims and a grinder to cut in the teeth should do the job.
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Old 12-14-21, 09:32 PM
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Originally Posted by Troul View Post
cutting edge tech. inventor has sharp ideas. wonder if a dado bicycle is offered?
I saw what you did there!
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Old 12-14-21, 10:15 PM
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I saw what you did there!
i didn't want to go too deep, but I'm glad my post spurred like minded thinking.
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Old 12-14-21, 10:39 PM
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Omigawd; What could go wrong?
If ever a bike needed a good set of steel fenders, this is it.
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Old 12-14-21, 11:41 PM
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I like the kick stand
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Old 12-15-21, 02:02 AM
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Originally Posted by ThermionicScott View Post
I saw what you did there!
I-cey what you did there!!
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Old 12-15-21, 04:59 AM
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looks like it does well cutting down thru snow to the hard ice below, but looks like it has stability issues when leaning into a turn. shows us what benefits a pneumatic tire provides

what do those bikes w/ spikes use? or am I thinking of motorcycles?

​​​​​​​what if he cut the ice as he rode, & rode in a circle?
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Old 12-15-21, 05:02 AM
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what could go wrong?


Boston man bikes on frozen Charles river, falls through the ice, bikes on river again a week later Pro tip: Don't do this.

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https://youtu.be/C9aOG53ZIV8
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Originally Posted by rumrunn6 View Post
what do those bikes w/ spikes use? or am I thinking of motorcycles?
Yeah, ice racing motorcycles do use heavily spiked pneumatic tires. There are studded bicycle tires available from Schwalbe, Nokian and others typically used by Northern riders who insist on commuting by bike all year or MTB riding all winter.
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Old 12-15-21, 10:47 AM
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Northern riders who insist on commuting by bike all year or MTB riding all winter.
those nutz!
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Old 12-16-21, 08:37 AM
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HEY! The bicycle pizza cutter grew up! Lookin good kid!
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Old 12-16-21, 12:30 PM
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In the original version the front wheel is oriented differently from the back wheel. The front wheel is oriented to supposedly facilitate braking: at the contact point the teeth point forward - against the direction of travel.

However, once they upgrade both wheels with extra paddles, the front wheel gets "reversed". Now the front teeth point back (same as the rear wheel).

Was that reversal accidental? Intentional? With paddles it probably does not matter anymore anyway...
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Old 12-16-21, 02:42 PM
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I need that for my local MUP
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Old 12-17-21, 01:45 AM
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I guess he doesn't know that studded tires are readily available? But cool video anyway.
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Old 12-17-21, 03:34 AM
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Better wear safety glasses.
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