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Old 11-04-2011, 01:31 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Enclosed motorbike and modular sidecar system

I was looking up eco designs and found this concept. I thought it looked like a fun toy. Have you guys seen anything in production that looks like this?

NEOS Enclosed Motorcycle by Daniel Munnink Yanko Design





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Old 11-05-2011, 11:30 AM   #2 (permalink)
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That's a lot of weight in line with the extended side-wheel, or even beyond it.
I can see this design introduce all the quirky side-car steering issues, and then some.


Have they actually tested this set-up, 'cause that's a lot of weight outside the triangular wheelbase - the side-pod and its occupant - meaning it'll easily topple in a right turn or if the rider steps out.
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It leans like a motorcycle.
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I would be quite favorable to a project like this, but nowadays in my country side-cars are considered a part of the motorcycle they're fitted to and can't be simply dettached as an accessory.

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