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Old 01-23-2016, 04:25 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Lit Motors C-1 enclosed electric motorcycle. (Gyroscopically stabilized)

Found these Videos showing dramatic improvement over the previous prototype. Though still no video of high speed driving.



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Old 01-23-2016, 05:01 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Very interesting and pretty cool.

I wonder how much power those gyros consume...
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The Arcimoto SRK makes this vehicle obsolete. The Lit is way too complicated with zero benefits.
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Gyroscopic devices are interesting in theory, but don't seem so much that practical or reliable.
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My favorite setup for a self-balancing 2 wheel vehicle is side landing gear like on the X-Tracer that competed for the mileage X-Prize. Could probably even add a manual deployment lever in case something happens to the power.
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My favorite setup for a self-balancing 2 wheel vehicle is side landing gear like on the X-Tracer that competed for the mileage X-Prize. Could probably even add a manual deployment lever in case something happens to the power.
Sounds nice, but I'd still probably rather go on 3 wheels. Look at this one:


A cousin of mine who's a metal fabricator did the conversion using a narrowed Chevette rear-end.
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Would be cool if they used the gyro's as flywheels/generators power source

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