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Old 12-27-2012, 08:57 AM   #261 (permalink)
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I love the RYNO. BUT....I would give it a gasoline engine with 3 gallon tank, make its top speed about 20 mph. It would sell like crazy in urban environments esp in "poor" countries where roads are imperfect and travel distances are short. Also in cities like Rome. As it is, it is neither fish nor fowl and will not succeed. Is it a Segway? No....Is it a scooter? No..... It's both! But it is not capable enough to be a scooter, and it is TOO capable (fast) to be a Segway. So on the sidewalk the pedestrians won't accept it, and on the roadway it's too slow.
Gimme that d@mn company I will put a gasoline engine in that thing, sell the dickens out of it and retire to my private island where I will conduct physics experiments on rabbits with pancake helmets disproving the myth of counter-steering and saving lives of my fellow bikers!
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Old 12-27-2012, 09:15 AM   #262 (permalink)
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RYNO: it's a dessert topping. No, it'a floor wax! It's a dessert topping AND a floorwax.
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Old 12-27-2012, 09:45 AM   #263 (permalink)
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I have spent years trying to convince my grandkids about the use of helmets (non Nazi of course) and here is a guy, with a what ever you call it, wearing a helmet. Cool. I was going to show the kids this to get my point across but decided I will leave them to believe their electric scooter is the latest.
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Old 12-27-2012, 01:57 PM   #264 (permalink)
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You've got a nerve after that "The Dog has landed..." thread!!
Guilty as charged, although I didn't start that thread.
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Old 12-27-2012, 03:34 PM   #265 (permalink)
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Now I wanna know what was Jonkster doing with a pancaked bunny.
I am very concerned about low experience riders who may be reading this thread and may get the totally wrong idea. Some very irresponsible things have been said by people who should know better.

Firstly, that was Dog's bunny not mine. Secondly it is a pikelet not a pancake. Can we avoid deliberate attempts to mislead and confuse please
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Old 12-27-2012, 03:39 PM   #266 (permalink)
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^ What he said. Came in handy back when I was racing AMA enduros back in the '70's to avoid trees... most... many of them, anyway. Pull back on right grip to avoid tree on right..bike would move lean left.

I grew up riding in the woods of Mass., and pull the bars to change direction, too. It was amazing how fast you'd hit the ground if you did it wrong!!!
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Old 12-27-2012, 03:50 PM   #267 (permalink)
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I am very concerned about low experience riders who may be reading this thread and may get the totally wrong idea. Some very irresponsible things have been said by people who should know better.

Firstly, that was Dog's bunny not mine. Secondly it is a pikelet not a pancake. Can we avoid deliberate attempts to mislead and confuse please
But was it a pikeleted bunny or a bunnied pikelet?
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Now don't you try and start no chicken and egg shenanigans there Spank, this thread is already epic enough!
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Jonkster says it's a pikelet not a pancake! I never heard of a pikelet! I wouldn't know a pikelet from a Nazi helmet. I wouldn't recognize a pikelet if one were sitting atop my pet bunny! What is the difference between a pikelet and a pancake anyway?
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Well. If there's a nazi helmet in the vicinity nobody says "don't tell him your name, pancake"
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