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Your thoughts on this as an inexpensive ride ?

Discussion in 'Bike Reviews, Questions and Suggestions' at netrider.net.au started by doonx, Nov 24, 2006.

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    any cruiser riders interested in this ?
     
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  2. Nah, I wooden want one.
     
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  3. Look out here come the Greens...That's another tree in that bike :LOL:
     
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  4. I've heard the brakes are a bit wooden.....and it tends to lumber along.
    Good to see the cruiser makers branching out into alternative materials.
    It's knot a bad effort.
    I wonder where it's design roots lie?

    Regards, Andrew.
     
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  5. BOOOOOOOO !!!!
     
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  6. the scary bit is that it probably works. :shock:

    everything seems to be in place..
     
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  7. Another example of old being new.

    There has been many cars with wood chassis before. Two I can think of off the top of my head is the 1910 Brush (has been around Aus, north to south and east to west) and a Volvo which races with the HSCRA in NSW.

    A bit like the Yamaha M1's engine being made from a piece of ally. Bugatti was doing this in 1929 with an in-line 8. Or individual ignition coils Henry Ford used in 1914.
     
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  8. Another example of old being new.

    There has been many cars with wood chassis before. Two I can think of off the top of my head is the 1910 Brush (has been around Aus, north to south and east to west) and a Volvo which races with the HSCRA in NSW.

    A bit like the Yamaha M1's engine being made from a piece of ally. Bugatti was doing this in 1929 with an in-line 8. Or individual ignition coils Henry Ford used in 1914.
     
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  9. this bike is the greatest advance in harley davidson technology since they discovered the "alternator" in 1985
     
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  10. That's puntastic.

    :LOL:
     
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  11. Yeah, you'd get board of it too quickly.
     
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  12. Morgan still use wooden chassis' on a few models.
     
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  13. No they don't. They use timber framework for the body and dor frames, but the chassis rails are a steel Z section. The floorpans are also plywood.
    Unfortunately, the combination above (in conjunction with their ancient sliding pillar front suspension)makes the Morgan a fairly ordinary handler but very light..........

    Regards, Andrew.
     
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  14. Yup,just gives me a big 'woodie'...pun intended(sic) :roll: :LOL:
     
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  15. least it'd be cheap to repair... go to bunnings... i need a piece of 4 by 2... "what for"... "to repair my bike" :D
     
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  16. I'm disappointed there was no Hyosung jokes Loz! :grin: :p
     
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