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Old 08-02-2007, 03:03 PM   #41
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Would love to see some actual performance data; dyno results, 1/4 mile, 0-60, track speeds. I know it's not performance that will be the primary sales driver, I'm just curious.
Your curiousity is bringing out my guesstimosity:

Rear-wheel horsepower in the low 90s.
Quarter-mile in the low 13s (maybe high 12s with enough traction).
0-60 in about 4.0 secs.

That's the best my butt dyno can offer.
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Old 08-02-2007, 03:10 PM   #42
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Not poking fun at all. I wanted to see some large, hi-res pics. Obviously all I managed to do though is prove I'm a tard for not finding them at the bottom of the article...(or proven they could be more conspicuous, as in the days of yore)
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Old 08-02-2007, 03:55 PM   #43
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Bi- isn't just for cycles and co-eds. Things evolve. Just 'cause the thing has three wheels dosn't mean crap in todays market. Why do I say this? You "geeks" out there go to the US patent website and type in Harley three wheel patent application. YEP!, you will see a patent for HD that is a cross between the MP3 and the Spyder. SO- when HD starts rolling Full Dressers out the door with three wheels in 2-4 yrs are you "purist" going to start ragging on and stop buying HD products? Didn't think soooooo......... Remember, you "purist" whined when water-cooled bikes came around and look at the scene today. Even HD followed. Evolution is not a bad thing. Some of you neanderthals (sp?) need to step into the 21st century- think innovation. Can-Am did.
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Old 08-02-2007, 05:03 PM   #44
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With a spare one for parts.
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Old 08-02-2007, 05:43 PM   #45
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I still think it was a fun ride. I'd buy a used one in a few years.
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Old 08-02-2007, 06:13 PM   #46
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I still think it was a fun ride. I'd buy a used one in a few years.
Especially from people who have never ridden one.
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Old 08-02-2007, 07:14 PM   #47
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Evolution is not a bad thing. Some of you neanderthals need to step into the 21st century- think innovation. Can-Am did.
Even accepting your basic argument, a three wheeler is not an evolution of a two-wheeled vehicle.
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Old 08-03-2007, 01:08 AM   #48
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Can it be that idiot proof? I know a guy who tipped over a bus when cornering.

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Old 08-03-2007, 08:12 AM   #49
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Even accepting your basic argument, a three wheeler is not an evolution of a two-wheeled vehicle.
I never said it was an evolution of a two-wheeled vehicle. I was referring to the evolution of the Motorcycle industry. No one ever said that motorcycles were limited to two wheels. The term motorcycle should not be limited to "motored-bicycle". Just becasue you can trike a "Wing" or a FLH doesn't make it less of a "cycle". When the DOT accepts quads as street legal (it will happen) don't you think that they will be considered "cycles" by DOT rules? I do. Now imagine the new Yamaha Raptor 700 with dot lights and street tires. It may be wide, but supermoto junkies everywhere would love thins idea. Current "sport atv" models in the 500-700cc range can easily hold 60-75mph speeds. All of this but yeat- it's still a cycle.
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Old 08-03-2007, 02:31 PM   #50
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Ah, I was just wondering because I'm 20 something and have complained before about the lack of high-res pics.
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