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    Default Re: Print your Own Bike for 2000

    Is the front wheel wider than the back? Looks like it in the picture (can't play vid at the mo)

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    Default Re: Print your Own Bike for 2000

    Printed tyres?

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    Quote Originally Posted by DefTrap View Post
    Printed tyres?
    Yup. Looks like it wriggles a lot under acceleration as well. Not sure I'd be happy with the traction on those, unless it is a rubber compound used to print them, but even then!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Makman View Post
    Yup. Looks like it wriggles a lot under acceleration as well. Not sure I'd be happy with the traction on those, unless it is a rubber compound used to print them, but even then!
    Looks pretty unstable throughout the video tbh

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    Default Re: Print your Own Bike for 2000

    If my home 3D printer is anything to go by, you wouldn't get me on one of those

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    Interesting. I like the way this sort of tech is heading...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Makman View Post
    Yup. Looks like it wriggles a lot under acceleration as well. Not sure I'd be happy with the traction on those, unless it is a rubber compound used to print them, but even then!
    Quote Originally Posted by Jody View Post
    Looks pretty unstable throughout the video tbh
    I get the impression it's just to demonstrate capabilities rather than win a GP

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    Default Re: Print your Own Bike for 2000

    Insurance would be 'interesting'

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    Quote Originally Posted by Taipan View Post
    Interesting. I like the way this sort of tech is heading...
    OK for your gay scooter boys. But some of us gentlemen like a few more ponies.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Yorick View Post
    OK for your gay scooter boys. But some of us gentlemen like a few more ponies.
    You fukin' donkey botherers disgust me!

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