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Old 03-22-2007, 09:02 AM   #11
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Default Re: Tank Sports (Chinese bike maker) Tests Its First Ethanol Fueled Bike.

Well that's not true, but if what you mean is that it will never replace gas, that's clear enough. Just not feasible to make the stuff in large enough quantities. Every little bit helps keep prices down though.
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Old 03-22-2007, 09:04 AM   #12
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Default Re: Tank Sports (Chinese bike maker) Tests Its First Ethanol Fueled Bike.

Ethanol has nearly the same amount of carbon as gas. Just more oxygen. But far be it to me to decry your lifestyle choices.
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Old 03-22-2007, 09:14 AM   #13
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Default Re: Tank Sports (Chinese bike maker) Tests Its First Ethanol Fueled Bike.

Honestly, there's so much conflicting information about it that I really don't know. But as always, TANSTAAFL applies.
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Old 03-22-2007, 09:28 AM   #14
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Default Re: Tank Sports (Chinese bike maker) Tests Its First Ethanol Fueled Bike.

After a whopping 3000 km/5000 km of road testing, the months of R&D were completely validated...for about a month's worth of riding at best. Sears tests their riding lawn mowers for more distance than that.
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Old 03-22-2007, 09:46 AM   #15
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Tank Sports is a leading company that develops, engineers, and markets high performance on-road motorcycles and scooters, as well as off-road all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), dirt bikes and Go Karts through OEMs in China. It utilizes the so-called 'China Concept' to participate in the $31.5 billion annually (data: Motor Industry Council) motorcycle/ATV market.



I'm guessing that the term 'China concept' means a system whereby worthless throwaway junk is produced and marketed to suckers in a nice shiny package,
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Old 03-22-2007, 09:48 AM   #16
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I would like to point out there is a beverage in Japan named "Pocari Sweat" that is hugely popular. As lot of Asia stuff just doesn't translate.



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Old 03-22-2007, 09:48 AM   #17
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Default Re: Tank Sports (Chinese bike maker) Tests Its First Ethanol Fueled Bike.

Only if you show up late to all your meetings and refuse to respond to any questions.



Flying around in a private jet and owning 3 homes and having a $10K/month utility bill qualifies you as 'carbon neutral' too, apparently.
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Old 03-22-2007, 09:49 AM   #18
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You have a Harley, so of course you don't have a carbon footprint. You have a chrome problem instead.



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Old 03-22-2007, 09:53 AM   #19
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Yeah. Does it come with "Tank Girl"?
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Old 03-22-2007, 10:10 AM   #20
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Damn, I know its a troll but my fingers just can't stop typing ...



"worthless throway junk is produced and marketed to suckers in a nice shiny package" sounds a lot like Milwaukee concept.



Ah. Its done now, I feel better.
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