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Castrol "Flossie" The bike riding robot

Discussion in 'Multimedia' started by Sooty, Aug 4, 2009.

  1. http://www.autoblog.com/2009/07/20/video-castrols-flossie-the-robot-is-the-ultimate-motorcycle-te/

    Flossie the robot was constructed by Castrol to be used in lubricant testing for just about any motorcycle. Flossie allows testers to monitor how lubricants function over time in a variety of situations, with Flossie the one constant, shifting and riding the bike perfectly each time. Flossie learns, all by herself, how to get a feel for each bike and how to ride it.
  2. I want one.
  3. Just piping up to say that this robot doesn't really ride the bike, it's just a stationary test rig that manipulates the controls.