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Screw bikes -- I'm taking this to the playa

Postby phil » Tue Aug 16, 2011 11:04 am

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Postby BBadger » Tue Aug 16, 2011 11:08 am

The best part is that it wouldn't make a person look like a douchebag the way a Segway would.
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Postby The Bee » Tue Aug 16, 2011 11:48 am

Top speed: 30mph. You could sure act like a douchebag.
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Postby BAS » Tue Aug 16, 2011 5:51 pm

I'm not buying one just because the song got on my nerves less than a minute in. (Well, that and the fact I'm broke...)
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Postby yurtgirl » Tue Aug 16, 2011 7:21 pm

It would be sweet if it had some kind of homing device that could take you back to camp after youve had way too much to drink and passed out in the little trailer.
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Postby phil » Tue Aug 16, 2011 8:36 pm

The Bee wrote:Top speed: 30mph. You could sure act like a douchebag.


Hey! It's not acting!
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Postby westnileraven » Sat Nov 19, 2011 4:37 pm

RRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrREEEEEEEEEEEEEOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOooWWWWWWWWWWWWWWwRRRRRRRRRRRRRR
I want one, but only if I get to dress like a paramilitary goon.
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Postby theCryptofishist » Sat Nov 19, 2011 5:57 pm

westnileraven wrote:RRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrREEEEEEEEEEEEEOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOooWWWWWWWWWWWWWWwRRRRRRRRRRRRRR
I want one, but only if I get to dress like a paramilitary goon.

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Postby lemur » Sat Nov 19, 2011 6:58 pm

maybe its a regional thing...

but i hear a lot of segway hate at burning man.. ..'rich douchebags' might sum up the total of the complaints..

where the hell is that coming from?


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Postby westnileraven » Tue Nov 29, 2011 8:07 pm

you pretty much got it lemur. They go way too fast for BRC streets, and nobody who uses one can seem to control themselves and keep it slow.
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Postby teardropper » Tue Jan 17, 2012 12:04 pm

phil wrote:


This thing is playa legal, right? Motorized, but stand up...

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Postby FireTommy » Tue Jan 17, 2012 12:38 pm

This has an astounding potential to annoy! I'll chip in....
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Postby Ugly Dougly » Tue Jan 17, 2012 1:16 pm

The Bee wrote:Top speed: 30mph. You could sure act like a douchebag.

Eh, most vehicles can exceed 5mph, like your bike.

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Postby CornMan » Tue Jan 17, 2012 1:40 pm

It looks expensive.
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Postby teardropper » Tue Jan 17, 2012 2:08 pm

Zeke Chaparral wrote:It looks expensive.


Well, if you have to ask...



$2600
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Postby CornMan » Tue Jan 17, 2012 2:19 pm

teardropper wrote:
Zeke Chaparral wrote:It looks expensive.


Well, if you have to ask...



$2600


Yikes. That would buy a lot of yellow bikes.
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Postby teardropper » Tue Jan 17, 2012 2:49 pm

Still, cheaper than this one...

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Postby Super Evil Brian » Wed Jan 18, 2012 1:39 am

Its a fucking Segway made even more douchier.
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Postby teardropper » Wed Jan 18, 2012 12:47 pm

Do you remember just before Segway's came out, they used a code name, Ginger...? Yeah, well, probably not... I do because I think Ginger babes are hot. Uh-huh, minds work like that...

...and what's a' matter, SE Brian, a bunch of Segway's sneak up on you and scare you once...? Well, this ain't a Segway... You ride it like a skate or snow board, sideways, no gyro, not quiet like a battery powered Segway, has a 4-cycle engine, BUT... you are standing up.


Oh, and hey, seb, you're still here, first Burn musta' been good. Now, you're a Burner... I didn't see you at the bowling alley for a non-alcohol cooling beverage and a couple lines of bowl...? Maybe next year...
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Postby Super Evil Brian » Wed Jan 18, 2012 4:20 pm

Bowling and nonalcoholic refreshing beverages sounds pretty awesome. [edit for a potential genius moment] Wait, was I supposed to be there? It almost seems familiar.

I forgot all about the Barbie Death Camp meet and greet and I missed the Brian Brunch. The first burn was pretty insane; I even had some playa moments -- both good and bad. I have a few pictures on Flickr from it.http://www.flickr.com/photos/brianmcgloin/sets/72157625883573417/

Its the Segway tours that put a bee in my bonnet and just something about the damn things. They just annoy me.

The track thing seems promising. Maybe you can add a propane puffer on it.
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Re: Screw bikes -- I'm taking this to the playa

Postby teardropper » Wed Jan 18, 2012 6:14 pm

Super Evil Brian wrote: add a propane puffer


+10... yeah and some rad EL wire and some blinky lights and...
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