Shedgineering. Full Sus MTB (Really, really full sus).

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Shedgineering. Full Sus MTB (Really, really full sus).

Postby gaz » 9 Jun 2018, 8:56am

The path to madness.

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Re: Shedgineering. Full Sus MTB (Really, really full sus).

Postby Mick F » 9 Jun 2018, 9:43am

:lol: :lol:
Do you think there's a market for it?
Anyone up for a JOGLE on it? .............. or is it a JIGGLE?
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Re: Shedgineering. Full Sus MTB (Really, really full sus).

Postby rjb » 9 Jun 2018, 11:30am

You would have to bend over backwards to ride one of these.
Anyone ready to spring into action.
:shock: :lol: :shock: :lol: :shock:
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Re: Shedgineering. Full Sus MTB (Really, really full sus).

Postby reohn2 » 9 Jun 2018, 12:16pm

Suspended animation :shock:
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Re: Shedgineering. Full Sus MTB (Really, really full sus).

Postby mercalia » 9 Jun 2018, 2:23pm

clearly Brucey's very mad brother he would rather disown :wink:

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Re: Shedgineering. Full Sus MTB (Really, really full sus).

Postby 661-Pete » 11 Jun 2018, 11:13pm

Hmmm.... so he's actually managed to ride that thing?!

Reminds me of a 'test' that I was once shown, something you're supposed to do to a steel frame to see if it has just the right amount of 'springiness'. Stand to one side of the bike holding it, put your foot on the B/B, and give a gentle push with it. The frame should 'give' a little bit, but not feel too sloppy. Whether that told you if your frame really was built of 531 d/b (the stuff to go for, back then) or some cheaper substitute, I can't remember. I wouldn't try the test on a modern carbon frame!

Back to the video. Well, if it really is impossible to do a wheelie on that frame, maybe it's of some benefit? Put it on the market and push it strongly as a teen's "must-have". A bit of high-pressure targeted marketing should do the trick. End of all those silly stunts that we 'real' cyclists decry.... :wink:
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Re: Shedgineering. Full Sus MTB (Really, really full sus).

Postby Mick F » 12 Jun 2018, 8:38am

If I do that test with my 531c Mercian, the BB moves about an inch.
It's one of my demonstrations to people to show the flexibility of a nicely made steel frame.
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Re: Shedgineering. Full Sus MTB (Really, really full sus).

Postby Brucey » 26 Jun 2018, 4:40pm

gaz wrote:The path to madness....


I would have said if you came up with that, you were already well past madness, and into another realm altogether.... :shock:

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Re: Shedgineering. Full Sus MTB (Really, really full sus).

Postby drossall » 26 Jun 2018, 9:47pm

Everything in me re-coils at the idea.

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Re: Shedgineering. Full Sus MTB (Really, really full sus).

Postby reohn2 » 27 Jun 2018, 2:39pm

drossall wrote:Everything in me re-coils at the idea.

Everything under you would recoil too.

Thinks... ....perhaps the time has come for a memory foam frameset....
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