Rodeo Bike

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  1. rickpaulos

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    Please watch the intro video. Still pictures just don't do this bike justice. It's performance art. Style in motion.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S_9DreLrURA

    Long video version (15 minutes in length). The first 2:30 is the same as the intro. Then a bunch of short clips added on.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nisn6lmi9tQ

    build thread is here with more pictures: http://www.ratrodbikes.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=55&t=41350

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    Close up of Rear Wheel spoking pattern - aka Crows Foot - every 3rd spoke is radial with the two adjacent spokes crossing the radial. Then each triad is inverted to prevent spoke overlap at the hub.
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    Close up of Rear Wheel installed.
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    Arron Ross Grips by Odyssey - cool. Whip Spin Hop
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    Nice Western look saddle.
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    Crack in the plastic cover doesn't affect the strength.
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    Stock handle bars from a box mart bmx bike.
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    Wheels "down". Check that pedal to ground clearance. The pedals just brush the pavement at times.
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    Wheels "up"
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    Both Wheels "Back" - watch those toes. The knobby tires like to grab on to big feet.
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    Front Wheel Forward - Rear Wheel Back - Longest looking wheel base view.
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    Front Wheel down - Rear Wheel up - Maximum downward tilt.
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  2. yoothgeye

    yoothgeye I <3 Single Speeds Moderator

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    I've been waiting for this one!!!!!

    The bike is mesmerizing to watch in the video, it plays and optical illusion and makes it look like the frame is made of rubber. I wanna ride that SOOOO bad!
  3. kingfish254

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    That video is freaking hilarious!!!!!
    I love this bike! Bravo!
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    YEEHAA!! :lol: thats great!!
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    id like to see that in action
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    Man I didn't see that coming! :lol: 8)
    That is really cool.
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    Super cool bike. I need to build one to make the neighborhood kids go nuts. :lol:
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    Yeah, my next one is going to be smaller. 20" wheels on a 24" wheeled bike for younger kids to ride.

    Rick
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    very cool Rick I hope to see this at Art Bikes labor day weekend!
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    Yes, both bikes will be there for test rides.

    sept 3 & 4, 2011. 3rd street se, cedar rapids, near 10th ave.

    see you there.
    rick

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