What is a Toruing Bike?

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What is a Toruing Bike?

Postby mercalia » 6 Jul 2019, 5:34pm

Seems like Thorn have one for sale, must be unique

https://www.sjscycles.co.uk/bikes/thorn ... -bike-new/

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Toruing bike

( just incase they read this and change the advert) THEY DID

seems a good deal by the way?
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Re: What is a Toruing Bike?

Postby peetee » 6 Jul 2019, 6:45pm

Ethical bike made from recycled tofu?
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Re: What is a Toruing Bike?

Postby mjr » 6 Jul 2019, 7:45pm

A bike with torus-shaped wheels, obviously.
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Re: What is a Toruing Bike?

Postby Brucey » 6 Jul 2019, 7:47pm

staple travel method for that itinerant tribe known as 'Toruegs' ?

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Re: What is a Toruing Bike?

Postby PDQ Mobile » 6 Jul 2019, 8:03pm

A bullfighting bike.

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Re: What is a Toruing Bike?

Postby Cugel » 6 Jul 2019, 8:10pm

A touring bike that hasn't been put together properly. Perhaps the chainset is in the wrong way 'round so it could be a BB shelling mishtake.

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Re: What is a Toruing Bike?

Postby PH » 6 Jul 2019, 8:26pm

It's a marketing ploy to get lots of people to click on a link, it'll never work...

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Re: What is a Toruing Bike?

Postby gbnz » 6 Jul 2019, 8:44pm

Cugel wrote:A touring bike that hasn't been put together properly. Perhaps the chainset is in the wrong way 'round so it could be a BB shelling mishtake.

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Love it!

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Re: What is a Toruing Bike?

Postby Cunobelin » 7 Jul 2019, 8:46am

A touring bike is any bike that takes panniers or a trailer.......

I have toured on a Brompton, Airnimal, various recumbent bikes and trikes, my Thorn raven and on one short tour, a delivery bike!

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Re: What is a Toruing Bike?

Postby colin54 » 7 Jul 2019, 8:55am

For going up all those west country tors obviously.
mercalia wrote:
seems a good deal by the way?

Looks your size as well mercalia.....

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Re: What is a Toruing Bike?

Postby MikeF » 7 Jul 2019, 9:13pm

Cunobelin wrote:A touring bike is any bike that takes panniers or a trailer.......

I have toured on a Brompton, Airnimal, various recumbent bikes and trikes, my Thorn raven and on one short tour, a delivery bike!
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Re: What is a Toruing Bike?

Postby gaz » 7 Jul 2019, 9:54pm

Missing, presumed fed.

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Re: What is a Toruing Bike?

Postby Brucey » 7 Jul 2019, 11:29pm

Toru ; Japanese verb 'to steal'

A Toru-ing bike must be one ridden by robbers then.

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Re: What is a Toruing Bike?

Postby Mike_Ayling » 7 Jul 2019, 11:46pm

Have they sold it yet?

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Re: What is a Toruing Bike?

Postby mercalia » 8 Jul 2019, 9:08am




so there must be more than one of them then?