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golden1

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Half-bike
« on: June 06, 2016, 06:17:30 AM »
Does anyone here have one of these?  http://halfbikes.com/

I'm not sure why, maybe it's because I am a runner, but this looks more fun than regular biking, which never appealed to me as exercise.  I wonder if it would actually give you a better workout by activating your core. 

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Re: Half-bike
« Reply #1 on: June 06, 2016, 07:28:28 AM »
Crabwalking.

That'll activate your core to Fukushima levels...



No kooky apparatus required.

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Re: Half-bike
« Reply #2 on: June 06, 2016, 11:18:35 AM »
Does anyone here have one of these?  http://halfbikes.com/

I'm not sure why, maybe it's because I am a runner, but this looks more fun than regular biking, which never appealed to me as exercise.  I wonder if it would actually give you a better workout by activating your core.
Looks like fun but at $900 Canadian I won't be buying one any time soon unless I can find a deal on kijiji.

You might also like this:  http://www.trikke.com/fitness/

I tried one once and it was a challenge, and I am both a cyclist and a runner, though I don't break any speed records.

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Re: Half-bike
« Reply #3 on: June 06, 2016, 01:09:46 PM »
Why not get a used mountain bike, take the seat post out and add training wheels?

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Re: Half-bike
« Reply #4 on: June 07, 2016, 10:54:42 AM »
Looks like a fun novelty, but not too useful for actual transportation.  I didn't notice any uphill footage in the fun promo video.

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Re: Half-bike
« Reply #5 on: June 07, 2016, 01:12:27 PM »
I was more just curious if anyone here had one since this is a biking culture. 

I do wonder how it would work uphill.....


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Re: Half-bike
« Reply #6 on: June 07, 2016, 02:04:37 PM »
Also interested!  It seems like it would be more maneuverable and compact.  Was looking at their website the other day.  Maybe when they start coming up used.