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Old 05-17-2008, 02:12 PM   #4 (permalink)
trebuchet03
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The Miata - '01 Mazda MX-5 Miata
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Originally Posted by adam728 View Post
Nice, I did this back in 2004 with Michigan Technological University. We took 1st for design, but had problems in the competition. In the sprint event one rider took out a traffic barrier, then hit a hay bale and LAUNCHED over it, landing on the side and going for a big tumble at probably 25 mph. Then on the pothole filled endurace course our steering mount cracked, probably in no way related to the X-Games style big air that it saw in the sprint!

No way! I was totally there (and saw that whole sprint crash thing ). That was one sexy machine
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