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11/13/2010 12:27 PM
Edited Date/Time: 4/21/2016 10:19 AM

Has anyone checked out the String Bike? Looks like a pretty interesting new design. While chains are tried and true I think as technology and manufacturing improve something will eventually replace the traditional drivetrain for bicycles. These guys have an interesting first step. With enough tweaking and time it could be interesting to add on a downhill bike.


http://www.stringbike.com/





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11/19/2010 11:51 AM
Edited Date/Time: 4/21/2016 10:19 AM

ha, that's cool! here's the vid of it being ridden. good find! (still waiting on ray's info, fyi : )




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11/19/2010 12:08 PM
Edited Date/Time: 11/19/2010 12:09 PM

It doesn't look like a fluid motion like a chain driven bike gives you.

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11/19/2010 1:39 PM

Crazy. It does seem to surge a bit.

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11/19/2010 5:24 PM

Old days in the parking lot "anybody got an extra derailleur?"

Tomorrow in the parking lot "anybody got any dental floss?"

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11/19/2010 5:33 PM
Edited Date/Time: 11/19/2010 5:34 PM

Whoa.. thats gotta feel weird.

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11/20/2010 7:37 AM

Looks flexy.

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11/21/2010 8:40 AM

tight-jeans required.... that looks like a great way to snare clothes

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11/21/2010 6:27 PM

Nah, I´ll keep my chain.
Besides, I think we´ll get cold fusion before that makes it onto a production DH bike.

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