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Muppet Bike???
« on: July 04, 2015, 08:37:48 »
Seen today in a wonderful pub in deepest Somerset (sorry, just had my phone with me)
If this is what his bike looks like, what sort of gear does the rider put on when he takes it out on the road?!!!

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Re: One for the bikers amongst us?
« Reply #1 on: July 04, 2015, 09:15:51 »
My guess would be a pink onesy and lumo underwear ...
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Re: One for the bikers amongst us?
« Reply #2 on: July 04, 2015, 10:52:26 »
My guess would be a pink onesy and lumo underwear ...

Mmm, pink onesy you say?
Maybe it was the guy sat in the shadows at the far end of the bar?

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Re: Muppet Bike???
« Reply #3 on: July 04, 2015, 11:24:25 »
Cute bike but poorly maintained ....

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Re: Muppet Bike???
« Reply #4 on: July 04, 2015, 16:51:17 »
The Pharaos in old egypt opened their mouth to let the soul escape when they went into thy pyramidal Temples for cultivating their last breath

The fire stools soul escapes through headlights obviously
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Re: Muppet Bike???
« Reply #5 on: July 04, 2015, 18:44:23 »
The Pharaos in old egypt opened their mouth to let the soul escape when they went into thy pyramidal Temples for cultivating their last breath

The fire stools soul escapes through headlights obviously
Obviously ...
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Re: Muppet Bike???
« Reply #6 on: July 04, 2015, 19:24:31 »
Cute bike but poorly maintained ....

Not so sure about maintenance ! In fact those bikes are called "Rats" and the contest is to have the shabbiest one, but usually in a perfect working order ! It started with Harley's as some were fed up with the shiny custom job, the "Rats" are seldom stolen either... :-)
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Re: Muppet Bike???
« Reply #7 on: July 04, 2015, 20:06:05 »
I feel Gary shares a certain sense of humor
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Re: Muppet Bike???
« Reply #8 on: July 05, 2015, 14:35:32 »
Cute bike but poorly maintained ....

There was no way of knowing when it had last been ridden Bjorn,or even if it would still start.

However as Jacques has pointed out, if you look a little closer it is festooned with other "soft toys" or sacrificial offerings. I should point out that this area was close to the Stanton Drew stone circle (older than Stonehenge), not far from Warminster (google UFOs) and probably a few potent Ley lines too. So who knows what deity the owner of this bike worships ;)

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Re: Muppet Bike???
« Reply #9 on: July 05, 2015, 18:05:28 »
rat style ?

there is a rat as part of the decorations

nice find  8)
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Re: Muppet Bike???
« Reply #10 on: July 06, 2015, 11:59:48 »
i think no speculations if driven or not are needed, disk break, brake lever and struts show regularly use
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