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Old 05-06-2018, 09:26 PM   #51 (permalink)
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Hope everyone is Okay.

But thanks for calling attention to the thread. I'd promised Xist a picture:


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Old 05-06-2018, 10:19 PM   #52 (permalink)
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Old 05-06-2018, 10:43 PM   #53 (permalink)
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Yah, luckily it was a low speed, non-injury crash. Just enough to push the a pillar and the driver's strut in.

So, I'd been gone for a couple of years working out of state and hardly had time to Eco anything. A little CBR250r i bought a couple of years ago with plans to make it into a Craig Vetter Stream-liner didn't come to fruition with me working so many hours/days straight. So it just sat. Last year i pulled it out of storage and tried to ride it and quickly found out im too old to sit in that "Sport" position for any length of time hahaha. So now it's up for sale. I did recently purchase one of those Honda 2012 NC700x though. Man is that thing a blast to ride, sits upright, comfortable and gets super MPG. I regularly get 64-75mpg, with a personal best the other day of 86mpg! Hope all of you guys have been well. Many Blessings! :{)
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Same thing happened to me and the Superbeetle in 201612. Black ice on a freeway onramp.

I had to fight my own insurance company on the valuation of the vehicle to keep it off a salvage title. But I succeeded when there was a big blizzard back East and they were flooded with claims.

I intend to sell it when my number comes up against an Arcimoto FUV.



They have a nice, upright seating position, and it's easier to mount than my bicycle.
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Old 05-07-2018, 02:53 PM   #55 (permalink)
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Thanks for calling me on that. ISO 8601 says it should be hyphenated: 2016-12-30T18:00.

sorry for the confusion.
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Looking for a place to drop this. Not a CVT, but it's really minimal, with the room inside of a teardrop trailer

https://www.dezeen.com/2018/07/24/se...aduate-design/



It folds to a wedge shape.




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Maluska worked to produce a new tent that used as little material as possible, making it much more simple and affordable.

For inspiration he looked to the sailing world. During the Volvo Ocean Race, he saw images of sailors sleeping inside a boat with surfaces made up almost entirely of fabric. He decided to base his design on the technology used by these boats.
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I don't mean to highjack the thread...
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Hey... just popped in for an update. I sold the wrecked beetle and both of the CVT RTT's we had(sad, but needful). The NC700 is performing way better then anticipated. I have logged three best mpg so far of 99, 98(no luggage) and just the other week of 94(with touring luggage attached). I am getting ready to purchase/install a smaller rear sprocket gunning for that so far elusive triple digit MPG!!

I did recently purchase a really cool Cot/Tent to take along on the NC for longer trips. So far it works excellent for my 6'6" 225lb frame. :{)

https://www.walmart.com/ip/Ozark-Tra...Tent/373471042
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It's still the best car-top tent thread.

This one is minimal enough that you could make a motorcycle trailer pop-up tear drop.

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