Comments on B O B's

Discussion in 'BUILD OFF 9 DISCUSSION' started by dragnusa, Jul 11, 2014.

  1. dragnusa

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    So as we're nearing the end of the build off and more of us doing test rides. I thought it would be cool to share some of the comments we are getting from friends and the general public.
    While on my test ride the other day I had a few stares and a few comments on it. Two of my favorite one's was "what brand of bike is that? " and "That thing looks just pure evil"
     
  2. GuitarlCarl

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    Anybody ever heard this one?
    "What's that for?" says some Maroon, pointing at a doodad....

    Carl.
     
  3. mikeeebikey

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    My neighbor keeps borrowing mine to go ride with his kids. That I take as a compliment!
     
  4. Frankie plekhand

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    I get a lot of "is that yours?"

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  5. Glen

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    "Is that yours?"... ha ha, yeah, I get that too. And "did you build that?" is a common one. When out on Glenderson once, I got "my, that's long" from an older lady. So I smiled and said "yes, I prefer long ones. I find them easier to handle".

    Glen.
     
  6. whitefiretiger

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    Glen I almost spit soda out my nose from that.
     
  7. jasper87

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    Ive gotten a lot of "why are the handlebars so low":grin:
     
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  8. raggedjim

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    "I saw one of those at Walmart"...
     
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  9. whitefiretiger

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    Ouch that's an insult for a bob
     
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  10. Funkme

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    Oh no RJ what are you building???:rofl:
     
  11. LukeTheJoker

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    Bean and I got a "What do you call that" last year from an older lady while we were out riding our BO Bikes... Our reply with a straight face: "A bike" :cool2:

    Luke.
     
  12. The Renaissance Man

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    I had a guy looking at Drag King last weekend that was telling me how when he was a kid, he 'had one like that', but it seemed that the tank was a little different.:)
     
  13. Pookie42

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    I had someone tell me "I wouldn't do that to my bike" I just smiled & cruised away...


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  15. LowpowerD

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    Are your forks on backwards?
     
  16. LukeTheJoker

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    :21:

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  17. Sosume

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    I often get "you should put a motor on it":41: I have five bikes and four are electric motors.
     
  18. raggedjim

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    Well, my fork is made from the rear swingarm of a mountain bike, so I guess it is technically backwards!
     
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  19. baldwooky

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    Ive gotten some pretty candid ones of mine in progress.

    Usually something along the times of... laughter, Thats really (expletives) awesome.

    Gah I really need to finish this thing quick.
     
  20. DoubleL

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    Trying to explain the propane tank on my Flat-Tracker has been awkward....one guy said, "How fast does that make it go?" I said,,,well, still only as fast as I can peddle it without catching my rear on fire......! "It is just an added feature!" "the kids love it!" Several have followed me around while test riding it! I have said , "It makes me peddle faster...especially in a cross-wind!"
     

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