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Old 14-03-2010, 22:41   #1
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I'd like one of these for the boat but at US$4450.oo I'll have to keep dreaming.

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Old 14-03-2010, 23:01   #2
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Looks pretty sweet, but holding on behind your back would kind of scare me.
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Old 14-03-2010, 23:01   #3
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Yeah, the price is what makes you say YIKE!
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Old 14-03-2010, 23:23   #4
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How're ya supposed to get a couple of bags of groceries back to the boat?
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Old 14-03-2010, 23:40   #5
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How're ya supposed to get a couple of bags of groceries back to the boat?
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Pretty neat looking. I know they say they have anti skid braking on this but it just looks like a good hard braking would stop the bike but you'd go flying forward.
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Old 15-03-2010, 05:09   #7
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At that price you could buy a cheap bike at every port and just give it away when you leave!
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Also in the ccase of a collision, there is nothing in front of you to absorb the impact. Your face/body will take the brunt of it.
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Old 15-03-2010, 08:08   #9
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i had my checkbook out, then after the video I noticed the decimal was one space to the right from where I thought it was b4 the pitch. I think I will hold off.

Looks really neat though.
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Old 15-03-2010, 08:18   #10
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i want to see 'em ride it in the gravel at my place! Then we'll decide if it's worth the price or not. LoL
and... I want video of that ride!
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a regular bike gives you more ways to brace yourself to prevent falling. on this thing you will get hurt financially and physically. and after 20 minutes you have to push it home.
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I thought it was behind the back too, but I think the grips are really just right at the side of the rider.

Too much $$$, but as with all things, that will change.

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Old 28-04-2010, 17:54   #13
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Now for a little indoor mobility.

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Old 28-04-2010, 19:11   #14
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man that is slick! but yeah... a bit pricey ; -P
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Stop teasing us Delmarry

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I'm still waiting......
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