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Old 04-02-2008, 01:56 PM   #1
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Old 04-02-2008, 05:22 PM   #2
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"Green" choppers? C'mon, you're only supposed to post the April Fool's articles on the 1st!
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Old 04-03-2008, 05:56 AM   #3
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"Green" choppers? C'mon, you're only supposed to post the April Fool's articles on the 1st!
I thought a 'green chopper' was a Schwinn Stingray with playing cards in the spokes.
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Old 04-03-2008, 07:24 AM   #4
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You shouldn't ride a Green Moto - you'll die on it if you do........
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Old 04-03-2008, 07:25 AM   #5
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I've never even heard of Delaware American Motors, though the "propriatory Apex design" 140 ci S & S V-Twin motor gives me a pretty good idea where they're at. So another clone maker gets aquired... big surprise there..
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Referring back to the Zero thread- High end, high dollar bike that will be rarely ridden by their owners. Brilliant!
Let Honda or Suzuki deliver an $11,000 version of this technology and we're cookin'. But RUBs won't buy it and if they do they'll just look silly to their friends.
Make a Hybrid Goldwing or a KLR and you'll sell tens of thousands. Hybrid Chopper- you'll sell a few hundred as novelty items.
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Referring back to the Zero thread- High end, high dollar bike that will be rarely ridden by their owners. Brilliant!
Let Honda or Suzuki deliver an $11,000 version of this technology and we're cookin'. But RUBs won't buy it and if they do they'll just look silly to their friends.
Make a Hybrid Goldwing or a KLR and you'll sell tens of thousands. Hybrid Chopper- you'll sell a few hundred as novelty items.
I can't agree. I don't think there would be much market for 700lb KLRs and 1200lb Goldwings..... well, maybe the Goldwings.
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I can't agree. I don't think there would be much market for 700lb KLRs and 1200lb Goldwings..... well, maybe the Goldwings.
I wouldn't with today's technology. But in 5-10yrs when things become lighter and better engineered and the dry weights can stay as they are currently- would you?
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You shouldn't ride a Green Moto - you'll die on it if you do........
Yeah? Well, my Zrex is green. Does that make me a tree hugger? My chainsaw isn't green though.
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"a drive-train design that uses three separate motors to maximize fuel efficiency"

Man, I bet that's gonna look goooood...

What do you bet it'll be a "fully faired" sickle?

Here's a question... Why hasn't anyone made an electric bike and called it a Hummer? Other than the trademark issue. Maybe the Chinese will make one and call it a HumJob.
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