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Get the flash a bicycle

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This would make his speed 4x faster and thus way better at his job.

Offshoots: *Get the flash a Canoe! *Get the flash a butter churn!

bob, Aug 05 2017

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8th of 7, Aug 05 2017
  

       Who or what is "the flash"?
MaxwellBuchanan, Aug 05 2017
  

       <moving hands in balancing motion> pleading dum ... pedanticism , pedanticism ... pleading dum</moving hands in balancing motion>   

       Can a bicycle even turn at speed?
wjt, Aug 05 2017
  

       After a fashion, yes; it rather depends how strong your desire is to retain any element of directional control.   

       If you attempt a narrow-radius turn at high velocity, you will undoubtedly finish up moving in a direction very different from your original trajectory. Just how different tends to depend on which emergency room (or indeed mortuary) the paramedics decide to deliver you to.
8th of 7, Aug 05 2017
  

       8th with super human speed comes super human reflexes. I belive the flash while people may not be able to do controlled turns at speed i belive the flash would have more than enough time to react.
bob, Aug 05 2017
  

       It's not Flash's reactions but rather the physics of the bicycle tire and turning mechanics. Give him a tron-cycle.   

       The canoe would be better.
wjt, Aug 05 2017
  

       Not in the vast majority of urban areas (Venice and Amsterdam excluded).
8th of 7, Aug 05 2017
  

       Serious question: provided the driver is skilled cant mechanical limitations of wheeled vehicles be overcome? race car drivers can recover from skids by counterseering and reducing speed, and etc.
bob, Aug 06 2017
  

       His reflexes may be fast enough but, unless his weight increases with speed, centrifugal force is not his friend.
FlyingToaster, Aug 06 2017
  

       We're gonna need a bigger oil-can.   

       (2 fries) thats what all of the churned butter is for!
bob, Aug 06 2017
  

       What would be the impulse force on the chain I wonder?
RayfordSteele, Aug 06 2017
  

       Not a significant problem - motorcycle chain drives and frames can transmit 100kW without issues. It's just a matter of correctly sizing the components.   

       A lightweight frame of aluminium alloy, or titanium, would be strong and stiff enough to retain its geometry. Hardened steel roller chains and sprockets just need appropriate lubrication to operate reliably.
8th of 7, Aug 06 2017
  
      
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