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Old 08-19-2010, 01:49 PM   #1
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Old 08-19-2010, 02:36 PM   #2
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Instead of 'Motorcycle General Discussion', shouldn't this be under 'Current Events?"




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Old 08-19-2010, 04:18 PM   #3
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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?
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Old 08-19-2010, 04:52 PM   #4
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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.
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Old 08-19-2010, 07:32 PM   #5
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I can see where the lockup would be a problem. Easily solved by engineering a few welded loops in key positions.

Interesting motorised bicycle........
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Old 08-19-2010, 07:35 PM   #6
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No photos of peg scraping in the twisties? Bah.
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Old 08-20-2010, 09:08 AM   #7
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No photos of peg scraping in the twisties? Bah.
At least jumping a curb or two... Wait, forgot, tester is a roadie. *ding ding*
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And no sticky buns were spooned on...
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Old 08-20-2010, 11:14 AM   #9
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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.
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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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