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Another bike

by Lisen801 Posted 16th Aug 2010 at 3:36 AM - Updated 31st Aug 2012 at 5:28 PM by Lisen801
28 Comments / replies (Who?) - 20 Feedback Posts, 4 Thanks Posts
This is a new mesh, and means that it's a brand new self contained object that usually does not require a specific Expansion pack (although this is possible depending on the type). It may have Recolours hosted on MTS - check below the description for more information.
Updated for patch 1.36 and testeed in game

I never really liked EA's bikes and bike rack. I have never seen anything like this in all cases. Which bike have bigger front-wheel than rear-wheel today?
I have experimented a little and built on the bike so that it becomes a bit more normal. It works now but I have not managed to change the way you hold your hands on the handlebar. It bothers me but I can live with it. Hope someone else does so too.

You find the objects among the other bike-stuff.
The bike costs 250$ and the rack 35$.

Polygon Counts:
Bike: 1801 vertices and 1661 faces
Rack: 408 vertices and 408 faces

Additional Credits:
Tags: #bike bikerack

Car Type: Special
Car Era: Not Applicable

You must have the expansion or stuff packs listed below installed to use this custom content. Please see the post text for any exceptions.

Sims 3
Key: - File was updated after upload was posted
Filename - Tip: You can click the magnifying glass to see the archive contents Size Downloads Date

Size: 269.1 KB · Downloads: 8,085 · 31st Aug 2012
269.1 KB 8,085 31st Aug 2012
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Quick Guide:

1. Click the file listed on the Files tab to download the file to your computer.
2. Extract the zip, rar, or 7z file. Now you will have either a .package or a .sims3pack file.

For Package files:

1. Cut and paste the file into your Documents\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Mods\Packages folder. If you do not already have this folder, you should read the full guide to Package files first: Sims 3:Installing Package Fileswiki, so you can make sure your game is fully patched and you have the correct Resource.cfg file.
2. Run the game, and find your content where the creator said it would be (build mode, buy mode, Create-a-Sim, etc.).

For Sims3Pack files:

1. Cut and paste it into your Documents\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Downloads folder. If you do not have this folder yet, it is recommended that you open the game and then close it again so that this folder will be automatically created. Then you can place the .sims3pack into your Downloads folder.
2. Load the game's Launcher, and click on the Downloads tab. Find the item in the list and tick the box beside it. Then press the Install button below the list.
3. Wait for the installer to load, and it will install the content to the game. You will get a message letting you know when it's done.
4. Run the game, and find your content where the creator said it would be (build mode, buy mode, Create-a-Sim, etc.).

Extracting from RAR, ZIP, or 7z: You will need a special program for this. For Windows, we recommend 7-Zip and for Mac OSX, we recommend Keka. Both are free and safe to use.

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#2 Old 16th Aug 2010 at 4:27 AM
Eeeek, that is great! So freaking much better than what the base game has to offer!
Mad Poster
#3 Old 16th Aug 2010 at 5:47 AM
This is a proper bike rack, perfect to use around town. Thanks so much for sharing this, now I am excited to put on my community lots.

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#4 Old 16th Aug 2010 at 5:48 AM
I love it - it just looks like a real bike and rack - thank you for making those and for sharing them with us.
Lab Assistant
#5 Old 16th Aug 2010 at 6:20 AM
Two thumbs up!
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16th Aug 2010 at 7:57 AM
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#6 Old 16th Aug 2010 at 8:06 AM
Ohh, I am sorry I didn't mean to delete my other comment...LOL!

I think this is just awesome Lisen! You are doing so many great things now!

Me, I am still stuck on making my cottages...hihi.

Thanks for your work!

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#7 Old 16th Aug 2010 at 9:35 AM
This bike looks perfect,just like a real bike.LOVE it.Thank you so much.
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#8 Old 16th Aug 2010 at 9:23 PM
Thank you, this is just the type of bike I'd like to use, and the bike rack is great! More like the racks I see than the weird ones EA gave us. <3

Too bad on the stupid hand position, but we work with what we've got.

Any chance on a version with the entire bike body recolorable, without the odd white bits that EA insists we have?
#9 Old 16th Aug 2010 at 11:41 PM
Looks great!
#10 Old 17th Aug 2010 at 1:19 AM
The bike rack is great! Thanks for sharing!
#11 Old 17th Aug 2010 at 12:44 PM
Excellent bike, looks so much better! Also, I second skmt999's request for recolorable body.

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Mad Poster
#12 Old 18th Aug 2010 at 5:33 PM
Your bike is much nicer than the the new EA bikes! Thanks! I love it!
Test Subject
#13 Old 19th Aug 2010 at 3:28 PM
good.thx Bro
#14 Old 19th Aug 2010 at 10:31 PM
the wheel sizes bugged me no end I'm glad I wasn't seeing things .

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Test Subject
#15 Old 21st Aug 2010 at 2:43 PM
this is absolutely wonderful!
Lab Assistant
#16 Old 25th Aug 2010 at 2:03 AM
I especially love those bike racks!! Thanks a bunch

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Test Subject
#17 Old 4th Sep 2010 at 1:00 PM
That's great! I was looking for some alternative bikes already and especially some bike stands! Yours look great!
Test Subject
#18 Old 26th Sep 2010 at 1:12 PM
The Sims Store has a new bike now called "Smooth Cruise" that may be better suited for your model. It's an older style bike like this.
Test Subject
#19 Old 22nd Feb 2011 at 10:43 PM
Nice bike nice rack.
Truly like real life.
#20 Old 28th Nov 2011 at 5:19 PM
Does this need to be updated for patch 1.26?

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Lab Assistant
#21 Old 31st Aug 2012 at 12:07 AM
My bike won't work. It shows my sims floating on the other side of the road when she rides it.
Original Poster
#22 Old 31st Aug 2012 at 4:15 PM
Originally Posted by melb623
My bike won't work. It shows my sims floating on the other side of the road when she rides it.

Hmm... I think it must be updated for the 1.36 patch. I will do that soon. Thank you, stay tuned, now I have updated the files.
Lab Assistant
#23 Old 15th Sep 2012 at 9:50 PM
Originally Posted by Lisen801
Hmm... I think it must be updated for the 1.36 patch. I will do that soon. Thank you, stay tuned, now I have updated the files.

Thank you so much for updating it! I really needed that bike
Test Subject
#24 Old 27th Nov 2012 at 4:04 PM
love it its so retro thanks
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#25 Old 3rd Sep 2014 at 5:09 PM
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