The Freaks topic

Questions about bike hire abroad and everything light bike related. No off-topic chat please

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bencolem
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by bencolem

Was inspired by the length of the steerer tube on this Trek (its not been photoshop'd - its genuine and for sale in Cycling Weekly!) to create a topic to pay homage to those bikes that are just plain wrong...

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devinci
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by devinci

good idea!

the abusive world champion multicolor mismatching bike posted 1-2 months ago in here was also totally.....wrong

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devinci
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by devinci

heres the one im talking about, the first pic is horrendous. The guy made it more "stable" with decent upgrades

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Amaro
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by Amaro

:unbelievable: :? :unbelievable: :?
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Rider on the storm...

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Beverly
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Truly heart breaking if it's true.

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by CarpetFibre

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And the ergostem being used creatively...

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by 2002SaecoReplica

^Maybe it's just me, but those bikes look at least one size too small. Seat post a mile in the air and then a mile of spacers, or stems pointed straight up in this case, are dead give aways of an awful fit.

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Now that I look at them closer, both pictures look very "shopped". Hopefully that's the case and someone isn't actually riding them thinking that's a proper fit.
- Zipp rims will break if you look at them too hard
- R-Sys wheels will spontaneously explode
- The ZG crankset will never, ever exist
- Everyone needs Lightweights, even if they're fat and old
- Parts actually made of metal are SO 10 years ago

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Tinea Pedis
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by Tinea Pedis

Beverly - I almost shed a tear seeing that :(

God I hope it's not the same bike.....

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fa63
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by fa63

That "touring" Canyon is just ridiculous.

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devinci
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by devinci

lol, love the box section tubular rear with high spoke count mixed with the front wheel ahahahah

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by elviento

I am struggling really hard between killing the Touring Canyon's owner or the Merckx Pink-izer.

This thread is so hideous that it's cool in a weird way. Pls make your contributions! I will dig through my files and see if I can come up with anything nice.

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micky
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Beverly wrote:
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Truly heart breaking if it's true.



How to ruin a perfect bike :(

L3X
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by L3X

Seriously... who ruins a Shiv-frame like that :/

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by Kasparz

Jeeeesus! I have seen freaky bikes, but these... I would love to kill owners of these bikes!

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