Discussion in 'General Cycling Discussions' started by Racing roadkill, 14 Nov 2017.
We need to end this scourge, of pedal less conveyances.
No, where will it end? Next it'll be top hats.
No, they should banned.
Next you’ll be saying I need to lose my monocle...
My 3 year old daughter would have killed you if you'd taken her balance bike from her.
A minimum of one pedal should be required.
There is a man with one leg who cycles in our city. No pedals and he'd struggle. Two pedals would be superfluous.
With those feet he could have the tiniest, weeniest pedals ever
I often use pedals myself but am anti compulsion.
I blame the leftist brexiteers.
I only use pedals because it stops my wife worrying about me when I'm out on my bike.
Its them there wheels Im sick of, fashionistas.
I suppose you first have to come up with a definition of what you want to make attaching pedals to mandatory. You will then have to decide what function they will play and wether they can just be attached for decoration or have to have some function. Can they be operated by hand or will it be mandatory to operate them by feet only. If it is mandatory to use feet will persons only possessing one leg be able to use them. Then it will have to be debated and modified and after many years someone will ask what are we discussing and why. Bit like the EU ...
Progress in 1819 .. You arrived knackered but not smelling of HORSE .. Also cheaper to keep and alway available.
Only one of them would be.......
The modern options are the kickbike
(with apologies to Steveindenmark on the CTC forum)
or the Elliptigo
Some Finnish chap called Alpo did Paris-Brest-Paris (750 miles on a 200 miles per day time limit) on a kickbike, and I've heard of someone doing a 400k Audax on an Elliptigo
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