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  1. #1
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    coming soon to a pothole strewn roadway near you...

    I saw this at Canadian tire today. I got the impression it's not totally new, but it's the first I'd heard of it. Can't find it on their website, but did find a link at of all unexpected places.

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    Evil Jr.
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    Wow, that thing has all the bells and whistles! Kinda looks homemade...

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    Please enjoy seeing this terrible collection of me - something wonderful is about to happy.

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    50 pounds! 50 f@cking pounds!!!

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    Works for a week then spends the next 6 months rusting while waiting for a part.

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    No. Just No.
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    When I first glanced at it I thought the bike said "Lego" on the side. That would be been an insult to Lego, of course.

    The weight of 50lbs isn't surprising. Batteries - especially low tech ones that aren't in one of the more modern compositions with better power density - weigh a crapload. Heck, a lot of expensive freeride bikes weighed weighed about that much not so long ago, and I'd bet many of the kids' bikes they sell at the Tire weigh about 40 lbs.

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    coming soon to a pothole strewn roadway near you...-523968_10152718363620077_807289273_n.jpg

    Worked on this bike earlier this year. 68lbs. I hooked the seat to a scale in a work stand and held the other in my hand hooked on the bar, and added the weights since both scales were 50lbs capacity. NO MOTOR! I don't even want to think about it loaded with a kid.....

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    At least it drives at the cranks and not the hub.

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    I saw one of these last weekend in the Gerrard & Carlaw was parked across the street

    I saw it and was like "wtf"?
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    As long as they stay off the trails marked "no motorized vehicles" and single track I'm okay with whatever crap people want to ride.

    People in my area (Cambridge, ON) just don't seem to get it, they are on the trails with their gas powered wannabe harleys.

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