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Administrator 08-19-2010 01:49 PM

2010 UltraMotor A2B Metro Review

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pushrod 08-19-2010 02:36 PM

Instead of 'Motorcycle General Discussion', shouldn't this be under 'Current Events?"

HAR! I kill me!

DonM 08-19-2010 04:18 PM

No head light, no tail light, no provision for extra battery(s). Ever try pedaling a 72# bicycle? Obviously, you extend battery life by using the pedals for acceleration from a stop.
But, I like the bicycle camouflage styling and park anywhere convenience. The rack and saddlebags are perfect. I can't wait to wrap LED lights around the frame at Christmas.
As far a security goes, if the batteries are the most expensive part of the bike then how about a removable battery pack I can take indoors to recharge and hide from thieves?

12er 08-19-2010 04:52 PM

Ive been seeing quite a few of these buzzing around SF and checked out a few reviews a month or so ago. It only weights twice my mountain bike, but doubt it would like my girth on it. If I still lived in the city it would be a commute option.

The_AirHawk 08-19-2010 07:32 PM

I can see where the lockup would be a problem. Easily solved by engineering a few welded loops in key positions.

Interesting motorised bicycle........

spoonyfork 08-19-2010 07:35 PM

No photos of peg scraping in the twisties? Bah.

12er 08-20-2010 09:08 AM


Originally Posted by spoonyfork (Post 247906)
No photos of peg scraping in the twisties? Bah.

At least jumping a curb or two... Wait, forgot, tester is a roadie. *ding ding*

pushrod 08-20-2010 09:44 AM

And no sticky buns were spooned on...

mscuddy 08-20-2010 11:14 AM

Well the 80cc fully licensed beach cruisers I use to build got about 150 MPG and topped out at around 40 mph.

And they looked a lot cooler too. Cost breakdown:

Huffy Cambrige Cruiser: $80.00
80cc Motor Kit: 90.00
Assorted do-dads: 50.00
Total cost: $220.00

Just ask Buz how his is holding up.

12er 08-20-2010 02:37 PM

My buddy made a Cuddymobile, down right scary riding that thing down a hill trying to stop on a beach cruiser at that speed. Smokin' white wall...

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