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Old 04-17-2016, 08:54 PM   #11 (permalink)
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I wish something like this would make it to mass production in a few months. If they take a few years - that is enough time for something like this article to come along and scare off possible buyers-
Death of the sedan: Americans have fallen out of love with small cars - MarketWatch)

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Old 04-17-2016, 09:23 PM   #12 (permalink)
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My compliments to this guy - first for producing it because of the amazing time and effort that goes into such things, and second for putting it out there for everyone to criticize! This guy is all right in my book.

Pedal / electric hybrid is awesome. More pedal, less electric, no gas. I'm in.

And, I'll do the nose wheelies - with every one of my gray hairs!
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Old 04-18-2016, 04:20 AM   #13 (permalink)
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I want one!

Half the reason I don't ride to work is that it rains 4 months or more out of the year, or it's a bit too chill. I'd be willing to put up with a longer commute time, but I want relative comfort. Which means it would need suspension too...
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Proposing wheelie bars...in the front?
Or a new kind of ABS that monitors vehicle pitch in addition to lock-up?

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Old 04-18-2016, 02:19 PM   #15 (permalink)
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Or a new kind of ABS that monitors vehicle pitch in addition to lock-up?
More like the short-wheelbase, higher CG and front brake bias causing it to pivot up that way. May compromise the compact packaging; maybe longer wheelbase, more rearward CG, less front and more rear braking bias.
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Old 04-18-2016, 04:06 PM   #16 (permalink)
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Center of gravity below the roll center.
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Old 04-21-2016, 07:49 PM   #17 (permalink)
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Good finally gets the news, so now it must be really Good:
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I have to admit, I really, really like that design, especially using what amounts to kayak-cloth fairing for the lightest possible weight and some decent protection to the passenger.

The 'stopples' I see in the second video do concern me a bit though-I wonder if lowering the passenger roughly two inches and elongating the frame another six would add some stability? Mind you, i'd buy one as is if-

A) I had the money and
B) The US didn't have this 'Four Wheels=Car' mentality.
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The wheelbase is too short—like a roller skate.

I wonder if the fabric weighs any less per sq unit area than the plastic windshield.

They say you can ride an Arcimoto SRK in the rain and stay dry. Not that I've had the opportunity.
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Old 04-22-2016, 01:08 PM   #20 (permalink)
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Over his Indiegogo target

Hope he gets a good fabrication and marketing team/supplier together, and start his international sales sooner.

https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/p...-bicycle-car#/

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