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So we'll all have to ride Dutch bikes now?

http://www.dutchnews.nl/news/archives/2017/08/dutch-road-safety-groups-c...

 

 

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kitsunegari [343 posts] 5 months ago
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Thats not what the article says, is it?

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StraelGuy [1110 posts] 5 months ago
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What a pointless article! Well, erm... maybe bikes with top tubes are well, erm, maybe a teensy bit more dangerous for erm, well really old people and, erm pregnant people. Well, maybe...

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hawkinspeter [1210 posts] 5 months ago
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I tried counting the stupid in that article and ran out of fingers.

I think the take-home message is that if you like to crash often, then you'd be better off choosing a more upright bike as your head is slightly less likely to hit the floor (although they've provided zero figures or references to statistics).

Personally, I prefer to just avoid crashing, but maybe that's just me.

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OldRidgeback [2847 posts] 5 months ago
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The thought of TdF riders having to use Dutch bikes is rather amusing though.

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ConcordeCX [563 posts] 5 months ago
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OldRidgeback wrote:

The thought of TdF riders having to use Dutch bikes is rather amusing though.

wonder what Sean Kelly thought of it

 

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Leviathan [2903 posts] 5 months ago
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ConcordeCX wrote:
OldRidgeback wrote:

The thought of TdF riders having to use Dutch bikes is rather amusing though.

wonder what Sean Kelly thought of it

 

Why does he still look 40 in that picture?

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Jack Osbourne snr [682 posts] 5 months ago
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ConcordeCX wrote:
OldRidgeback wrote:

The thought of TdF riders having to use Dutch bikes is rather amusing though.

wonder what Sean Kelly thought of it

 

 

You do know that the bike in that photo is actually a French-made TVT Concorde and not an Italian-made Ciöcc Concorde? smiley

I've got a team issue Ciöcc built one in Columbus SLX. Great bike. Might even have been Sean's.

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alansmurphy [1484 posts] 5 months ago
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He looked 40 in his school photos and will look 40 when they put the lid on...