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Old 05-10-2018, 07:31 PM   #201 (permalink)
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I was wrong. It's a cover for an APU they're testing.

So I had a chat with their Marketing Lead, Eric Fritz and took a spin. (joke; you can't drift a FWD tricycle). My assessment is transient response is good, but steering effort is high (tunable) and the ride is harsh. What can you do with 1100lb weight and ~75lb unsprung?

We talked aftermarket parts and Bonneville and wind tunnels. Apparently financing will be available through my credit union. There is a share-holder meeting at 9m on June 9th and a general open house at 2pm. Maybe I will get a $2.84 share so I can attend the meeting.

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Old 05-11-2018, 12:02 AM   #202 (permalink)
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The new back seat folds forward. It's like a van in back... a Deliverator van.

You could put a whole tailgunner turret back there.
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I was wrong. It's a cover for an APU they're testing.
That sounds interesting.
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I was pedaling down 5th St. today and I met Mark Frohnmayer hisself in a blue one going the other way. I gave a thumbs up but then I realized my Arcimoto hat was still in the glove compartment of the bicycle.

I'd been out at their office and I had the chance to talk to Mike the builder about Indian motorcycle fenders with Ivory Indian-head lights and big saddle bags in black leather with chrome buttons and fringe.

I saw two in assembly bays w/o the plastic nose piece. The headlights are carried on the roll cage, so the nose piece is the first to go. I'm thinking Randy Grubb-style DecoPod-style aluminum with a big Cyclopean DLR.

I believe I saw an opaque roof panel on a table. I want a Haartz-cloth bikini top. It would be shaped like a Model T touring, following the roll cage, with no back window.

I guess a drawing needs to be willed into existence.
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Okay. It's half done. Now that someone cares....

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