Blade 04 new to me

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Blade 04 new to me

Post by xtian999 » Mar 19 2012 2:34am

Just picked up a nice blade 04 in almost new condition. Wondering if any other Blade 04 owners out there? Mine needs new batteries, so it is probably getting lipos with a few extra volts. Will post photos soon.
'73 Vanguard Citicar, Blade 04 mx bike, Great White scooter, Minn Kota 2000 trolling motor

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Re: Blade 04 new to me

Post by jonescg » Mar 19 2012 3:20am

Blade? I'm thinking Fireblade... Is that what you bought?

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Re: Blade 04 new to me

Post by xtian999 » Mar 22 2012 2:13am

Yep, that's it. They seen rare enough that I may just keep it stock and put it in mothballs for a few decades.
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Re: Blade 04 new to me

Post by SamTexas » Mar 22 2012 2:31am

165lbs!??? I hope it's a typo.
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Post by Xanda2260 » Mar 22 2012 2:32am

That is sweet!i want one!
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Re: Blade 04 new to me

Post by xtian999 » Mar 26 2012 9:03am

165 lbs is correct. It is about the same size and weight as a 125cc dirt bike. It is very well built, has good hardware, and simple, stout construction. Have not put new batteries in it, so I don't know how it rides, but it is a serious machine by the looks of it.
'73 Vanguard Citicar, Blade 04 mx bike, Great White scooter, Minn Kota 2000 trolling motor

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Re: Blade 04 new to me

Post by rcmonstermike » Apr 12 2012 4:39pm

I have an 04 Blade converted to Lipo(74 volts) - awesome Machine and amazing ride experience.

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Re: Blade 04 new to me

Post by Rec » Dec 02 2012 10:47am

Hi,

Any news/progress on your Blade?

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Re: Blade 04 new to me

Post by xtian999 » Jan 11 2013 10:57pm

Just pulled it out of storage today. Needs new power cells. Was waiting for some inspiration to go for a 72 Volt system and a few other upgrades. May do it before Spring, may sell it, may put it back in storage. Don't know yet...
'73 Vanguard Citicar, Blade 04 mx bike, Great White scooter, Minn Kota 2000 trolling motor

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Re: Blade 04 new to me

Post by xtian999 » Jun 01 2013 6:41pm

Moving up to Colorado for the Summer, wondering if I should bring the Blade-04 with me. I never put batteries in it, waiting for prices to come down. Also heard that the hubs are weak and new ones do not exist. Not much extra room in the Airstream for non-working toys. Does anybody else have one of these?
'73 Vanguard Citicar, Blade 04 mx bike, Great White scooter, Minn Kota 2000 trolling motor

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Re: Blade 04 new to me

Post by Drunkskunk » Jun 02 2013 5:30pm

It looks like an interesting bike. If you sell it, do you have a priice in mind?
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Post by sk8norcal » Jun 13 2013 1:58am

xtian999 wrote: Does anybody else have one of these?
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Re: Blade 04 new to me

Post by Roadrashhurts » Jan 20 2016 3:15am

Let me know if you ever want to sell the Blade. Sold mine 10 years ago ........wish I still had one.
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Post by agniusm » Jan 20 2016 2:29pm

I have one done recently, this:

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Post by Sean9002 » Jan 21 2016 10:26pm

Love the 24inch Contra's...my favourite tire!
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Re: Blade 04 new to me

Post by xtian999 » Aug 30 2016 11:45am

So cool. I still have mine in all original condition. never modified it in any way.
'73 Vanguard Citicar, Blade 04 mx bike, Great White scooter, Minn Kota 2000 trolling motor

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Re: Blade 04 new to me

Post by xtian999 » Oct 30 2018 4:11pm

Finally picked up some ego 56v batteries for the blade. Look perfect for the job.
'73 Vanguard Citicar, Blade 04 mx bike, Great White scooter, Minn Kota 2000 trolling motor

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