Another real life light cycle

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Another real life light cycle

Post by Lucifer » Mon Jan 09, 2017 12:14 am

http://www.digitaltrends.com/outdoors/c ... n=toutdoor

It's only $1,350 USD. I would ride the crap out of that bike, though. :)
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Re: Another real life light cycle

Post by ConVicT » Mon Jan 09, 2017 1:26 am

- Did you remember to buy eggs?
- Yes, they're in the front wheel, don't worry!

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Re: Another real life light cycle

Post by Lucifer » Mon Jan 09, 2017 2:02 am

ConVicT wrote:- Did you remember to buy eggs?
- Yes, they're in the front wheel, don't worry!
Heh.

I'm wondering if they can trade in inertia in the wheel storage area for friction by putting bearings on it so the mass doesn't rotate with the wheel?

I would still want a standard rack on the back, though. Storing things in the wheels is a neat idea, but in practice, I'm going to have stuff to carry that I don't want in the wheels.
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Re: Another real life light cycle

Post by ConVicT » Mon Jan 09, 2017 2:15 am

Lucifer wrote: I'm wondering if they can trade in inertia in the wheel storage area for friction by putting bearings on it so the mass doesn't rotate with the wheel?.
Something like this comes to mind Image
I saw this in a movie, I think, and the guy didn't start it properly and spun round inside the wheel a few times before going. It's annoying me which movie it was now. Can't remember at all :x

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Post by Lucifer » Mon Jan 09, 2017 2:20 am

Yeah, something like that. :) The inertia would get converted to friction at the bearing, so the question is, how much? I could crunch the numbers, but I'm feeling lazy.

Also, I'd totally ride a bike like that one in your pic.
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Post by aP|Nelg » Mon Jan 09, 2017 3:16 am

Lucifer wrote:http://www.digitaltrends.com/outdoors/c ... n=toutdoor

It's only $1,350 USD. I would ride the crap out of that bike, though. :)
You don't ride your virtual one (armagetron)... why would you ride a real one?

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Re: Another real life light cycle

Post by Lucifer » Mon Jan 09, 2017 3:24 am

aP|Nelg wrote: You don't ride your virtual one (armagetron)... why would you ride a real one?
I'm actually working up to riding my bike to work again, and doing other errand-type things with it. I'm walking right now, and waiting for the weather to decide if we're going to be a warm or cold winter. I know how to handle the cold winter on a bike, but I'm not willing to balance that with the fitness levels I'm trying to reach.

Also, my new year's resolution is to play arma more. ;)
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Post by aP|Nelg » Mon Jan 09, 2017 3:44 am

Lucifer wrote:Also, my new year's resolution is to play arma more. ;)
We'll see :P

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Re: Another real life light cycle

Post by Light » Mon Jan 09, 2017 4:21 am

ConVicT wrote:It's annoying me which movie it was now. Can't remember at all :x
Too bad we'll never know.
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