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    Ugliest MTB I have ever seen

    I have seen many ugly MTB's but this one has eluded my radar and it's time to see if there is an uglier one ever built. If you have a pic of one post it here and maybe there could be a vote. Here is my entry:

    Ugliest MTB I have ever seen-3ec3kd3f15i35k65mcd3a6186c116deb71036.jpg
    Too many bikes, and just enough time to ride them.

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    It could use a kickstand. hahaha.

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    That's a folding bike, right? I feel those deserve a bit of a pass on being ugly.

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    No real folding mountain bikes, are there?

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    That is the best looking folding bike I have ever seen.
    Also looks like it would be the best riding folding bike.
    Just stick it in granny and start grinding.

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    I've never been a big fan of this particular Y-bike.

    Sometimes, you need to go fast enough that the trail is a blur to find clarity. -- Wild Bill

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    Yeah, Y-frames would/should dominate any All-Ugly list.

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    Quote Originally Posted by girlonbike View Post
    No real folding mountain bikes, are there?
    It's one of these.

    Folding Mountain Bike for sale on MPLS CL | League of Bike Polo

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    The Pontiac Aztek of mtb's.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jack lantern View Post
    The Pontiac Aztek of mtb's.
    uglier than the Trek Y-bikes by a mile

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    Quote Originally Posted by Boy named SSue View Post
    uglier than the Trek Y-bikes by a mile
    If you've puked after seeing one Y-frame, you've puked after seeing them all.

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    If you want to see some ugly Mountain Bikes check out the Orlando, Fl Craigslist on a regular basis. For the most part ugly and over priced. I keep seeing on this forum recommendations to buy used but the people here want way too much for their bikes.

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    Somec is like the digital Zunow
    And this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JD5h3y0a9AU

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    Wow. I don't even know what to say.

    And a 90-degree HTA? Staggering.

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    Quote Originally Posted by yo-Nate-y View Post
    I guess that ends the discussion, we've found it.

    I'm not certain, but are those tyres Maxxis Hookworms with the treads paint filled?! If not, then wow, those are ugly tyres. If so, then double wow, that's some serious commitment to uglification of the already ugly.

    Looks like it would handle well though. Bwahahaha.

    Grumps

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    No where to jump but further up the ugly clump if your base bike is a Mantra. Lots of winners in this thread though....to think, Cannondales used to be kind of staid.
    Somec is like the digital Zunow
    And this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JD5h3y0a9AU

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    Gary Fisher JOshua could be a serious runner up.

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    Ok, let's give credit where credit is due.
    Folding bikes get a buy out because I am guessing it to be impossible to make one that folds and still looks good.

    But there is no excuse for this monstrosity.

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    Softride also has a series of road bikes that are hideous.
    Just stick it in granny and start grinding.

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    Quote Originally Posted by colker1 View Post
    Gary Fisher JOshua could be a serious runner up.
    Definitely deserves to be on the list. While we're at it:

    - A big serving of Cannondale: Super V's, Killer V's, Prophets, Ravens.
    - A big, steaming pile of ProFlex.
    - Garnished witha nugget of L-bend bar ends.

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    everything sucks but my vacuum cleaner.

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    Quote Originally Posted by yo-Nate-y View Post
    Your fork is on backward.
    Sometimes, you need to go fast enough that the trail is a blur to find clarity. -- Wild Bill

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    If by backward you mean, like, metaphorically "ass-backward" then I agree. Pretty sure it was intended that way though....and it ain't mine, thank jeebus.
    Somec is like the digital Zunow
    And this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JD5h3y0a9AU

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    HA I kinda like those Fuji/Marlboro frames, Nashbar has them for $99 right now:

    Fuji Marlboro Folding Bike Frame - Bike Frames

    Cigarettes and sports, great combo. I read that it doesn't fold up very easy, as you have to remove the seatpost. Just yesterday I had the issue of trying to take my bike on the trolley (our version of the subway here in San Diego), there was simply no room and and I had to wait for the next one. So I peruse those Fuji's and Montagues every so often, but always opt against it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Moon Rocker View Post
    Cigarettes and sports, great combo.
    Maybe they heard someone say you'd have to be smoking something to buy one, but picked the wrong something.
    Chasing bears through the woods drunk with a dull hatchet is strongly not advised

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    I'd give the Mantra my vote, with the Kawasaki green FSR Extreme a close second.

    Why that color is experiencing a come back is beyond me.....
    This is a Pugs not some carbon wannabee pretzel wagon!!

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    Wtf?

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    DJ, "Because I'm sure the world need's more dudes stalking the woods stoned out of their mind carrying a deadly weapon."

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    Quote Originally Posted by jeffgothro View Post
    Wtf
    is that???
    This is a Pugs not some carbon wannabee pretzel wagon!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by MendonCycleSmith View Post
    is that???
    It's obviously a pedal version of the light cycle from Tron.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hdparrish View Post
    It's obviously a pedal version of the light cycle from Tron.
    A prop from Michael Bay presents TDF: The Lance Armstrong Story.

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    Whoops, thought this was the Official Control Tech Team Issue thread.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Moon Rocker View Post
    HA I kinda like those Fuji/Marlboro frames, Nashbar has them for $99 right now:

    Fuji Marlboro Folding Bike Frame - Bike Frames

    Cigarettes and sports, great combo. I read that it doesn't fold up very easy, as you have to remove the seatpost. Just yesterday I had the issue of trying to take my bike on the trolley (our version of the subway here in San Diego), there was simply no room and and I had to wait for the next one. So I peruse those Fuji's and Montagues every so often, but always opt against it.
    I don't need a folding bike and that one is even probably a little small for me but I am considering it at that price.
    Just stick it in granny and start grinding.

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    The Wookie Bike

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    Ugliest MTB I have ever seen-furry-bike.jpg

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    Skinny Tires....no gears...DQ'd!

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    c'mon man, SS cementcross

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    Yikes, those are bad.

    Maybe we should have categories: 'ugliest stock production bike,' 'ugliest sincere customization,' and 'the human abomination that is Burning Man.'
    Somec is like the digital Zunow
    And this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JD5h3y0a9AU

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    ...I seem to remember back in the early to mid Nineties hearing the Secret service had or was thinking about having a couple of these made with kevlar. The theory was that coupled with kevlar disc wheels, the kevlar y-frame had more for the SS agents to hide behind if they ever got into a gunfight when out with the jogging CiC...
    If Huffy made an airplane, would you fly in it?

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    This is the bike version of the dumb and dumber van. Hey, want to hear the most annoying sound in the world?

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    Fugly fo sho... but she's MY fugly bike


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    Quote Originally Posted by Rumpfy View Post
    Whoops, thought this was the Official Control Tech Team Issue thread.
    I knew you couldn't resist, much like you probably knew that I couldn't resist either.
    It's almost finished and I'll even post it here if you like.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bing! View Post
    Fugly fo sho... but she's MY fugly bike

    I think it looks sweet... like the old Alien frame

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    Without a doubt, Y-framed bikes are just a disgrace to humanity, nothing could look worse than a Y frame, but i will say Kona FS look terrible, that long link just looks rude.
    Dont ever let the truth get in the way of a funny story....

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    This isn't a blacksheep bike but it has to be part of the sheep family.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Drummerboy1975 View Post
    WTF is that? Seriously.

    Looks aluminum. Home job?
    This is a Pugs not some carbon wannabee pretzel wagon!!

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    ^^^^ bwahahahaha, thats sort of cool in some strange sick way lol
    Dont ever let the truth get in the way of a funny story....

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    Quote Originally Posted by Drummerboy1975 View Post
    I think we have a winner here.

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    The world's only h-frame? Iunno.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Drummerboy1975 View Post
    That's a cool bike! Wanna trade it?

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    That is really cool. I wonder how it rides.
    Zip ties? Not on my bike!

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