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work shop concept for sydney

Discussion in 'Modifications and Projects' at netrider.net.au started by tiprat, Mar 20, 2013.

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  2. do you think they'll make it? seems like a substantial target
     
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  3. i think this will suit a lot of people that dont have a shed or garage where they live, my self i have my garage set up to rebuild old bikes, thats what i do for fun , others will find this a god send , ,if this concept takes of it will be a biker hang out , some where to go for a drink,a feed ,and mix with other bikers, some where to service your bike and inbrace the sydney bike seen ,
     
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  4. cafe racers are very "now"/on trend but most on them are fairly eats/self absorbed and there are hella problems with crowd-funded projects.

    plus sharing tools with strangers and enforcing workplace/workshop/shared tool ethics on a bunch of trend hobbyist.... fuk of.
     
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  5. Good idea. Seems focused on custom bikes though.
    Does it come with strippers? Local MC Club has one that does.
     
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  6. The Melbourne version has past $20,000 so it is achievable. My understanding is that they are seeking a factory to rent now. So I am sure you Sydneysiders can do the same thing.

    http://www.pozible.com/project/6243
     
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  7. There are some non-bike-centric community workshops elsewhere in Australia, known as "hackerspaces" and mostly aimed at people tooling around with electronics. I know people who are active around Perth's Artifactory and Sydney's Robots and Dinosaurs and they both seem to be quite successful in catering to their members' interests. Basically the nerdy-people-who-like-making-things crowd.

    Can't see why the same thing wouldn't work for bikes.
     
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  8. I have to admit, even though I'm all tooled up now so wouldn't need it for 90% of things it would be super useful for once a blue moon type of stuff that you don't want to buy tools for. welding etc. (not that I have the know-how but it seems pretty learning focused)
     
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  9. Great idea. Won't work. Not at those prices anyway.
     
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