Kinotrope

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cycle tramp
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Kinotrope

Postby cycle tramp » 14 Nov 2019, 7:53pm

Good Lord, I find the amount of detailing on this bicycle outstanding: www.t-s-k-b.com

Brucey
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Re: Kinotrope

Postby Brucey » 14 Nov 2019, 10:42pm

that's Captain Nemo/Steampunk/Art Nouveau rendered into bicycle form.

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I'm not sure it is actually meant for riding though....

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mig
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Re: Kinotrope

Postby mig » 14 Nov 2019, 10:52pm

i can appreciate it from one angle but i actually don't like it. i prefer a bike to be uncluttered and meant for a practical use.

cyclop
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Re: Kinotrope

Postby cyclop » 15 Nov 2019, 7:28am

Form before function springs to mind.

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Cugel
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Re: Kinotrope

Postby Cugel » 15 Nov 2019, 8:25am

Do not ride next to the sea, as a large Humboldt squid (lacking a Nautilus to grasp) might well take a fancy to that!

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Re: Kinotrope

Postby reohn2 » 15 Nov 2019, 8:30am

Art for art sake........ :)
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cycle tramp
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Re: Kinotrope

Postby cycle tramp » 15 Nov 2019, 8:57pm

... there's some interesting touches,
Athough slightly too close to the rear wheel for my liking, I like the way the chain tensioner has been built into the chain guard...
.... I'm also impressed with the solid tubes to carry the cables and wiring against the frame...

Given the fact that its got a dynamo hub, disc brakes, a hub gear and a traditional riding position I'd give it a go - some else would have to clean it afterwards tho' :-)