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Old 01-08-2003, 01:37 PM   #61
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Default Publicity vs. Noteriety

You know, there's actually a very thin line between the two, and periodic occasions of massive overlap are typical... but that's advertising for ya...



This vehicle should have been marketed as the "AMG-MoPar" answer to the Boss Hog - complete with "in your face challenges" - now that would have really garnered the attention of the NASCAR oriented market share. Whatever... Nonetheless, its mission has been accomplished; everyone who becomes aware of its existance thinks about... (dare we say "ponders and considers"..?) Chrysler.
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Old 01-08-2003, 01:38 PM   #62
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Default Publicity vs. Noteriety

You know, there's actually a very thin line between the two, and periodic occasions of massive overlap are typical... but that's advertising for ya...



This vehicle should have been marketed as the "AMG-MoPar" answer to the Boss Hoss/Hog - complete with "in your face challenges" - now that would have really garnered the attention of the NASCAR oriented market share. Whatever... Nonetheless, its mission has been accomplished; everyone who becomes aware of its existance thinks about... (dare we say "ponders and considers"..?) Chrysler.
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Old 01-08-2003, 01:40 PM   #63
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Default Ooopps..

Please forgive... my editing efforts only rendered a double post...
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Old 01-08-2003, 02:28 PM   #64
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Default Re: Mr Leno your bike is ready

Talk your about middle-aged-silk-shirt-gold-chain-wearin-wish-it-was-bigger.....



The Harley crowd is going to love it...
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Old 01-08-2003, 03:48 PM   #65
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Default Re: Mr Leno your bike is ready

Needs to be more penile.
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Old 01-08-2003, 04:02 PM   #66
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Default Re: Mr Leno your bike is ready

300 mph is absolutely possible. The articles just neglected to mention how high the cliff is that it has to be driven (ridden?) off of.
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Old 01-08-2003, 04:44 PM   #67
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Default Re: Mr Leno your bike is ready

Do youi think Jay Leno has order his yet? If so does MO think they could do a article on it?
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Old 01-09-2003, 12:27 AM   #68
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Default Re: Mr Leno your bike is ready

Jay Leno already has a special construction vehicle. That is in no way the same as a fully legal release from a major manufacturer.



I'd buy a Trabant for the fun of it if it only cost me 10k but for 250k I, and anyone else, would want a

legal ride.
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Old 01-09-2003, 02:49 AM   #69
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Default Exactly

Funny how the published specs prove that the speed claims are just clumsy lies!



If the Tomahawk is geared for actual top speed, it has a drag of .0322 lb/mph-squared compared to .0157 for a Suzuki SV650. That seems reasonable; about twice the frontal area for about the same Cd.
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Old 01-09-2003, 03:09 AM   #70
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Default What roll stiffness?

With a track of only 10 inches the best way to keep the bike upright is a contra-rotating mass.



It'd better have throttle-by wire and lots of stability control; otherwise, it'll take a genius to ride it anywhere near it's limits.
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