I havn't seen many of these built.....

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  1. borntofli

    borntofli Member

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    Frame design??
     
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    LOL Born. 2 Wheels are scary enough. Can you imagine riding that thing in city traffic?

    Emergency stops would not be fun. I still want one.
     
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    Saw a very similar design recently in a movie called Lockout, though I believe the bike in the movie had a slightly longer front end. Could have been a regular bike with the image manipulated though. The background in that scene was computer animated. I still thought it was bada$$. Gotta wonder though, how the heck do you park that thing? I get that it must have a counterweight somewhere to keep it balanced while driving, but how does it stay upright when parked?
     
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    It balances in a similar way to the Segway. It senses how much forward lean it has on it, and accelerates to balance. Parking it is a good question... I imagine it has a big tripod kickstand or something.
     
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    it rolls back and sits down on its rear when you want to park it or at least thats how the prototype worked
     
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    Just one thing scares me about those: say your tire has a blow-out at somewhere above 35 mph. Motorcyclist, thou art surely toast.
     
  8. ckangaroo70

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    Yea...its cool, but how do you do a wheelie?LOL.wee.
     
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    Har, lol.


    (Very, very carefully?)
     
  10. Pilotgeek

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    That's the best part, you're ALWAYS doing a wheelie!
     

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