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how to self shuttle

Aug. 24, 2013, 8:42 a.m.
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http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/2106946212/motoped-motorized-bicycle?ref=live

context is everything

Aug. 24, 2013, 9:12 a.m.
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http://www.krankedbikes.com/blog/2013/02/kranked-launches-new-high-performance-electric-assist-mtb-category

if thats your cup of tea ….go electric..

Aug. 24, 2013, 9:25 a.m.
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the Q factor when pedaling is ridiculous. Pedaling for a long time would render most people crippled.

I still want one, especially with a 155cc BRAP!

"X is for x-ray. If you've been bikin' and you haven't had an x-ray, you ain't goin' hard enough." - Bob Roll

Aug. 24, 2013, 9:46 a.m.
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Not carbon and with 26 inch wheels?

Terrible.

Aug. 24, 2013, 10:01 a.m.
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I wonder how MTB suspension can handle the extra weight, I've been thinking how fun a light weight moto would be for urban lately…been in contact with the manufacturer of same style engine from Japan but it is a daytona190cc 4valve 20hp brap monster lol… sans pedals.

Aug. 24, 2013, 10:38 a.m.
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man looks like a ton of fun , and hell ya too the 155cc one

#northsidetrailbuilders

Aug. 24, 2013, 10:57 a.m.
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Here's a crazy idea.

Commute on a 500 dollar commuter bike and go mountainbiking on a proper 2500 dollar mountainbike. Where you going to put that monster once you get to your cubicle anyways?

Aug. 24, 2013, 6:15 p.m.
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i have a 125cc pit bike i am gonna use this for. Gonna mate them to an old Marz monster T. Fantastic idea for parts floating around i already have. It should be disgusting fun….

WTF, Over?

Aug. 24, 2013, 6:51 p.m.
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I self shuttle all the time, its called, wait for it…

Pedalling

Or get one of those motorized electric bolt on things Bjorn from Kranked is selling. Or just buy a dirt bike

Why slag free swag?:rolleyes:

ummm, as your doctor i recommend against riding with a scaphoid fracture.

Aug. 24, 2013, 7:47 p.m.
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^^^^ i have all, as well. And participate in the pedal pletny. Its more of an urban toy or moto trails with a different feel. Having the 50cc would make it easy for some one with out a class 6, and make hilly commuting a breeze. If it keeps the pedals it really is covered by not being illegal in any way, AFAIK. It would also be an epic trail builders tool. They could buzz up and pedal down, increasing productivity at an insane pace.
I looked at the stealth electrics, and they are lottery winner pricey in comparison.

WTF, Over?

Aug. 24, 2013, 10:52 p.m.
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Meet a guy self shuttling in Pemby last year with a SUV, dual sport bike on a hitch carrier and a dh bike on the roof rack. Left the moto at the bottom and hid the mtb while retrieving the SUV.

Chainsmoker 8)

Aug. 25, 2013, 8:53 a.m.
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im heading out for a 800 m prework self shuttle…

spin left pedal ,spin right pedal the bicycle will move forward..i call it climbing…

Aug. 26, 2013, 10:53 a.m.
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Meet a guy self shuttling in Pemby last year with a SUV, dual sport bike on a hitch carrier and a dh bike on the roof rack. Left the moto at the bottom and hid the mtb while retrieving the SUV.

I'm going to guess he's probably not an environmentalist.

Aug. 26, 2013, 11:39 a.m.
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So-called E-Bikes are all the rage over here - on the streets especially (think pedestrians on bikes, usually in the retirement age), and a few weeks ago I saw two rather overweight dudes in front of the locbal ice-cream shop, sipping a cappucino, having a cigarette while talking about their latest and greatest hardtail mtb complete with a large battery thing and a slightly bigger bb shell.

I do not know what to think of such bikes. Seriously, they are out to have as much fun as I do - but somehow it is odd, no? I smoked once too, and was definitely in a worse shape than I am now, and I do not want to come across as an arrogant POS, but still, somehow it is just odd.

What does nsmb say?

"You don't learn from experience. You learn from reflecting on the experience."
- Kristen Ulmer

Aug. 26, 2013, 1:05 p.m.
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i think this is the right vid, can't really stream at work:

http://www.pinkbike.com/news/These-Are-The-Days-Dylan-Dunkerton-video-2012.html

WTB Frequency i23 rim, 650b NEW - $40

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