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PostPosted: Thu May 14, 2020 1:51 pm 
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I think the first thing that will break is the chain stay from the Specialized donor bike.


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PostPosted: Thu May 14, 2020 2:57 pm 
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PostPosted: Thu May 14, 2020 3:15 pm 
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Water out my nose :lol:


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PostPosted: Fri Jul 31, 2020 11:31 pm 
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Good market for this now. Wish I’d thought of it.

Little green sign pointing down says use your foot. Looks like a low step at the bottom of the door. You use your foot to open the door. Genius

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PostPosted: Sat Aug 01, 2020 2:19 am 
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Interesting.

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 11, 2021 12:37 am 
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 11, 2021 10:46 am 
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I've talked a bit to the guy behind this project.
Trouble is the tires. We've all tried riding solid tires, and we don't want them back.
The general idea to make a foldable bike suitable for longer rides, is nothing short of great, but for anyone to actually go use it for said longer rides, it needs pneumatic tires, no debate.
The guy behind this bike thinks people will adapt, I think this bike will end up like the bikes Mini here and there manages to dig up from some distant past, that was purchased with high hopes, and abandoned in the back of the garage to be waiting for a "Mini" to come find it in 50 years.

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 11, 2021 11:07 am 
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I agree on all accounts. The commentary toward him is all encouragement. They’re not helping him. Smaller wheel solves most of it. A larger volume tire on the small wheel solves the rest

And yes I will be all over that down the road :D


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 11, 2021 3:39 pm 
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Mini............you're my hero.......... :clap: :dance:

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 11, 2021 3:53 pm 
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I actually tried to help him, but he seems to be resistant to advice.

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 11, 2021 7:11 pm 
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norton55 wrote:
Mini............you're my hero.......... :clap: :dance:


Thanks man but you really need to aim higher :lol:


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 11, 2021 11:11 pm 
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Is that a small people thing?

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Watch it you. Them’s fightin words around ankle biters


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PostPosted: Tue Jan 19, 2021 2:30 am 
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Looking at pics of the Landmaster from Damnation Alley I found this in a short clip on a maker site of it riding into water. Looked up a pic, and this was the best I seen. Looks to be pontoons or a boat hull on the bottom, and might skid steer like a tank. Pinion gearboxes for the drivetrain. Not much more stands out, but I want to see how they ended up driving the wheels from the axle. It's chain driven, but I can't tell if it's 3 individual cogs and chains next to each other, or if they figured a way to use one chain.


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PostPosted: Tue Jan 19, 2021 10:19 am 
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Looks like fidget spinners


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PostPosted: Tue Jan 19, 2021 2:35 pm 
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^^......... :lol:

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 19, 2021 2:40 pm 
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That's pretty clever.
Each wheel is connected to the central axle by a chain. As long as the wheel can spin, two wheels are on the ground.
If the wheels are blocked, the 3 wheels are rotating around the central axle, untill the wheels are able to spin again.
So just cruising it's got 8 wheels on the ground, and if it meets an obstacle it will use the 3 wheel rotor to get across.

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Pedal power moon buggy


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