Is this the ideal winter bike?

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pete75
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Is this the ideal winter bike?

Postby pete75 » 1 Jan 2021, 11:19am

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Brucey
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Re: Is this the ideal winter bike?

Postby Brucey » 1 Jan 2021, 11:25am

does it, er, radiate an inner glow when you ride it?
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Cavemud
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Re: Is this the ideal winter bike?

Postby Cavemud » 1 Jan 2021, 12:15pm

Where do you put the water bottle?

Or is there a straw fitting on the rad?

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Re: Is this the ideal winter bike?

Postby nomm » 1 Jan 2021, 12:25pm

Bet the last person to ride that bled to death afterwards

colin54
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Re: Is this the ideal winter bike?

Postby colin54 » 1 Jan 2021, 12:32pm

In the hierachy of frame materials, is this seen to be above or below 'gas pipe' ?

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Re: Is this the ideal winter bike?

Postby Jamesh » 1 Jan 2021, 12:33pm

I think they much have chosen 531st rather than 531 pro!!

Cheers James

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Re: Is this the ideal winter bike?

Postby drossall » 1 Jan 2021, 1:55pm

I'd feel a bit vane riding that.

pete75
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Re: Is this the ideal winter bike?

Postby pete75 » 1 Jan 2021, 3:45pm

Feel I have to point out it's shown without the boiler carrying trailer.

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Re: Is this the ideal winter bike?

Postby Brucey » 1 Jan 2021, 3:55pm

its the latest thing in adjustable frame geometry; different numbers of fins gives a different top tube length and temperature variation can be used to make fine adjustments to the head angle....

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Re: Is this the ideal winter bike?

Postby TrevA » 1 Jan 2021, 3:59pm

The German for bike is Rad!
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Re: Is this the ideal winter bike?

Postby pete75 » 2 Jan 2021, 9:06am

Brucey wrote:does it, er, radiate an inner glow when you ride it?


If that's a cast iron radiator the effort needed certainly would.

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Re: Is this the ideal winter bike?

Postby drossall » 2 Jan 2021, 9:19am

Headline: "New evidence of bikes causing global warming."

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Re: Is this the ideal winter bike?

Postby peetee » 2 Jan 2021, 10:16am

It looks to me like an attempt by a N+1 believer to smuggle a new bike into the house.
Winter had arrived in the land of Kernow. Along with it came wet roads and cool winds.
“Oh, my wheels and coupling rods!” Peetee exclaimed.

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Re: Is this the ideal winter bike?

Postby Cowsham » 2 Jan 2021, 10:18am

I see a problem .... no room for a pump.

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Re: Is this the ideal winter bike?

Postby peetee » 2 Jan 2021, 10:23am

Maybe it’s very hilly round there and that is an attempt to plumb in a water-cooled brake system. Which, of course, wouldn’t be needed if it wasn’t so damn heavy. :roll:
Winter had arrived in the land of Kernow. Along with it came wet roads and cool winds.
“Oh, my wheels and coupling rods!” Peetee exclaimed.