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Old 02-14-2008, 01:57 PM   #21
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Kevin, did you get any hints as to the production numbers for this bike and it's next iteration? Also, do you know whatever happened to the Y2K bike builder? When it first came out, I had the impression from some of the magazine articles that they were going to be produced on an ongoing basis. They apparently invested a lot of time and money in design and engineering; more than you might expect for a "one off" deal.
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Old 02-14-2008, 02:25 PM   #22
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Kevin, did you get any hints as to the production numbers for this bike and it's next iteration? Also, do you know whatever happened to the Y2K bike builder? When it first came out, I had the impression from some of the magazine articles that they were going to be produced on an ongoing basis. They apparently invested a lot of time and money in design and engineering; more than you might expect for a "one off" deal.
Investment is the operative word. Some of these guys just string investors along for years. Good work if you can get it.
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Old 02-14-2008, 02:30 PM   #23
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Investment is the operative word. Some of these guys just string investors along for years. Good work if you can get it.


As soon as I sell my E-H stock I'm getting in on the ground floor with this one!!!
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Old 02-14-2008, 03:12 PM   #24
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Kevin, did you get any hints as to the production numbers for this bike and it's next iteration? Also, do you know whatever happened to the Y2K bike builder? When it first came out, I had the impression from some of the magazine articles that they were going to be produced on an ongoing basis. They apparently invested a lot of time and money in design and engineering; more than you might expect for a "one off" deal.
Actually, you can still get your very own turbine bike for the low, low price of $175,000: MTT- Turbine SUPERBIKE, Y2K bike, Jet Bike, Jay Leno’s motorcycle

Christian Travert, the V-Rex guy, engineered the Y2K turbine bike, but he no longer has any affiliation with those guys. Oh, and they're not calling it the Y2K anymore. It's now called "Superbike."

The MotoCzysz guys are a whole 'nother story.

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Old 02-14-2008, 03:31 PM   #25
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While we're not on the subject what became of the "Fisher"? The American Sport Bike....
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Old 02-14-2008, 03:39 PM   #26
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While we're not on the subject what became of the "Fisher"? The American Sport Bike....
Fischer Motor Company

Granted, they still have stuff from the '06 models on the site, but I saw a pic of the '07 (looks just like '06) awhile back.

On their "Orders" page, there's this:

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The ADVANCED 2008 Fischer MRX is coming soon. Please inquire for information. You can place your order to be one the first 2008 Owners by calling the Fischer Motor Company at (410)957-3840.
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Old 02-14-2008, 03:42 PM   #27
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Guess I should have looked. Too busy taking the online PS101 class being given on an other thread.
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I really would like to seem them pull a "Buell" - sell enough bikes with someone-else's engine in it until they've enough experience and equity in the company to finance their OWN engine design (even if someone else is building it).

I've heard no complaints about the Hyosung mill, though.
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Old 02-14-2008, 05:37 PM   #29
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Actually, you can still get your very own turbine bike for the low, low price of $175,000: [url=http://marineturbine.com/motorsports.asp]MT
Crap, they don't take PayPal. Damned if I'm just going to mail a check or hand out my Visa number!
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You know, I actually had one of those awhile back. It was blue. They called it the GTS 1000. Mine was cooler.
Last one I saw was at the USGS 3 years ago. Had about 75k on the clock but was still in near factory shape. The GTS looked a little heavy but I thought it was cool for what it was. How did it ride? Being an alteranative front end rider myself (telelever).
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