danimal wrote:The frame is constructed of TIG welded chromoly that has been precision waterjet-cut, making a capable light weight and versatile frame. It has been designed to hold the batteries low and centralized.
Alan B wrote:Question 3 is the more interesting one. Hopefully they have a prototype soon to answer it.
Danimal, Any rough idea when you will have these in production? And do you have a finalized design yet?
Also, will you offer them without the swing arm? Or build a custom swing arm? The wheel I have in mind won't fit a standard swing arm
Have you investigated shipping costs yet?
1) Please explain why you switched from light weight carbon fiber composite to heavy Crmoly?
2) Did the carbon fiber prototype have any issues in the design, construction, or durability in field testing?
3) What is the total weight difference between these two bikes when using same weight components & parts using Crmoly vs Carbon Fiber?
dpearce wrote:However it is designed to use mountain bike suspension, which all together is about 18lbs lighter than the heavy motorcycle suspension used before.
danimal wrote:well get exited... we sure are! The first frame is coming out of the jig soon. We received the laser cut 4130 frame panels earlier this week and have begun the first production frame.
Deutch420 wrote:"What color scheme are you going with?"
"Any pictures with the side panals on?"
"is there a chance u could make a cutout (on the top of the frame ) for the buttons and screen of the CA?"
Whiplash wrote:Awesome so far! I can't wait to see it all done!! Hurry up! LOL!
By the way, maybe I missed it, what is the cost looking like for the bare frame un-painted?? ------- EDIT: Found it thanks!-----
This thing and a Cro-Motor with around 44.4V and like 35AH would be an AWESOME high speed trail machine!!
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