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Re: The cool bike thread......
« Reply #125 on: 26 August 2019, 07:23:36 PM »
 
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It strikes me that to make a bike 'cool' you take a perfectly good machine and make it less comfortable, practical and often more ugly. Whoever decides these things won't be anyone who's opinion I care about (yes I know people don't care about my opinion either). I'm quite happy to be uncool  :)

I think first of all, bikes are in general are cool.  Biking is cool.  Though there are, in my opinion uncool ways of going about it, but in general it’s cool.


But this is about being extra cool, ice cool.  Prioritising cool over everything else.


It should also be about being universally cool.  Cool bikes are not just for bikers. 



Comfortable and practicable, or even going fast are secondary considerations on the ice cool bike.


Though at the same time you have a point.  It should be possible to have an ice cool ride that’s every day usable.
 

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Re: The cool bike thread......
« Reply #126 on: 26 August 2019, 07:28:01 PM »
How about this John,
 It’s electric, so it won’t pollute the environment, it looks comfortable and practicable.  Could be ideal for you sir.  And , umm, cool.

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Re: The cool bike thread......
« Reply #127 on: 26 August 2019, 07:29:29 PM »
And here's an example of how cool you could look on it.

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Re: The cool bike thread......
« Reply #128 on: 26 August 2019, 07:39:02 PM »
And here's an example of how much of a fake hipster twat you could look on it.


Fixed that for ya :rollin

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Re: The cool bike thread......
« Reply #129 on: 26 August 2019, 09:14:39 PM »
And here's an example of how much of a fake hipster twat you could look on it.


Fixed that for ya :rollin

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Re: The cool bike thread......
« Reply #130 on: 26 August 2019, 09:39:59 PM »
:)

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Re: The cool bike thread......
« Reply #131 on: 27 August 2019, 04:49:54 PM »
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It’s electric, so it won’t pollute the environment


Errr yes it will.


It will still emit noise pollution, heat pollution, light pollution, brake dust (unless it has magic brakes?), consume tyres, wheel bearings etc. And the electricity it consumes will pollute the environment too.
is it clean enough?

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Re: The cool bike thread......
« Reply #132 on: 27 August 2019, 05:37:54 PM »
 I sometimes forget that any attempt at humour on the interweb, must, at all times, be supported by the use of emogis.


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Re: The cool bike thread......
« Reply #133 on: 27 August 2019, 05:47:02 PM »
Meanwhile in the land of cool.

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Re: The cool bike thread......
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Re: The cool bike thread......
« Reply #135 on: 27 August 2019, 06:59:50 PM »

:)


Whoever came up with that model name was obviously a big Last Of The Summer Wine fan :lol .


I can just picture the late Bill Owen careering down one of the Dales on that :rollin
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Re: The cool bike thread......
« Reply #136 on: 27 August 2019, 07:15:42 PM »
:)

Bludy thing looks like you've crashed a push bike in to a backup generator 🤢🤣

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Re: The cool bike thread......
« Reply #137 on: 27 August 2019, 07:36:52 PM »
Not maybe cool, but certainly innovative. Check out the reversed head, just like Box Hill's topboy had in the 60's.

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Re: The cool bike thread......
« Reply #138 on: 27 August 2019, 07:45:29 PM »
However, this qualifies as cool.

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Re: The cool bike thread......
« Reply #139 on: 28 August 2019, 12:07:37 AM »
very cool 8)


I printed out DUDE'S instructions...even on paper they are pretty confusing...Has he been INGESTING some MIND ALTERING substance......???

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Re: The cool bike thread......
« Reply #140 on: 28 August 2019, 01:20:04 PM »
monkey bike
monkey bike

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Re: The cool bike thread......
« Reply #141 on: 28 August 2019, 05:56:56 PM »

what a total waste of components on that ccm spitfire! trumpets, thats the way forward... ;)
or ducati monsters!! the old aircooled ones!!
but not st4s (the one with the 916 lump). I had one. it was like a foccing fizzie. And despite my best Saturday night fever pose just wasn't cool whatsoever... :'(

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Re: The cool bike thread......
« Reply #142 on: 28 August 2019, 06:20:08 PM »

ps can I please include these in the really cool bike thread VNA?  ;)
https://youtu.be/jc-dB4DB7dg

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Re: The cool bike thread......
« Reply #143 on: 28 August 2019, 07:03:44 PM »
A Wes Cooley replica (GS1000S) would be my ultimate bike. Thanks for posting the link Ogri :thumbup .
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Re: The cool bike thread......
« Reply #144 on: 28 August 2019, 07:33:55 PM »
can you believe how onnit they were on them bikes mate! yup a wes cooley or pukka Lawson rep would be the dream :)

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Re: The cool bike thread......
« Reply #145 on: 28 August 2019, 08:03:46 PM »
Something like this?

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Re: The cool bike thread......
« Reply #146 on: 28 August 2019, 09:46:14 PM »
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Comfortable and practicable, or even going fast are secondary considerations on the ice cool bike.


In that case I really can't see the point of having one


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Re: The cool bike thread......
« Reply #147 on: 28 August 2019, 11:29:38 PM »
Not maybe cool, but certainly innovative. Check out the reversed head, just like Box Hill's topboy had in the 60's.




Very trick,but that's one cool '61 Bonnie alongside methinks. :thumbup
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Re: The cool bike thread......
« Reply #148 on: 29 August 2019, 06:18:25 AM »






Very trick,but that's one cool '61 Bonnie alongside methinks. :thumbup

Indeed it is, owned by a very fastidious enthusiast.
The Fazer next to the Bonnie ain't bad either :lol .

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Re: The cool bike thread......
« Reply #149 on: 29 August 2019, 12:12:24 PM »
I dont get the whole Honda Grom 'thing' personally but this one looks pretty trick