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Mmmmmmm, ripe, juicy bicycles!

August 19, 2008

bicycle-2-140-this.jpgBlog Guy, I want to buy a really good bicycle. Who makes the very best?

Boy, are you behind the times! The best bikes are no longer made, they’re GROWN, mostly in Asia.

Indeed, Indonesia’s famous bicycle trees are bearing fruit right now, and the bikes are┬ábeing hand-picked, ripened and shipped.

I had no idea. Count me in for one of those tree bikes. And a tree tricycle for my daughter, too.

Tree TRICYCLE? What planet are you from? Tricycles come from factories. Tree tricycles indeed! Sheesh!

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Indonesians try to grab prizes hung on top of greased poles during a game locally known as “Panjat Pinang” in Jakarta, August 17, 2008. REUTERS/Dadang Tri

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Coming this fall: “Survivor: Indonesia,” where the first challenge will be to see which tribe can retrieve the most bicycles in 30 minutes. The winning tribe gets to keep all the bicycles, and the losing tribes have to inflate any flat tires by mouth.

 

Vlad the bicycle impaler has struck again!

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Bicycle trees? This is the work of global warming.

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