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by Cabernet
09 Nov 2018, 09:03
Forum: Bike Chat
Topic: Project Blue Smoke
Replies: 7
Views: 148

Re: Project Blue Smoke

I’ve seen loads of electric bicycles lately, is there a point at which they are considered to be too powerful and you need a license? Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk The pedal assist has to cut out at 12mph, or they have to be registered and insured like a car or motorcycle. Non pedal assist like ...
by Cabernet
09 Nov 2018, 08:53
Forum: Bike Chat
Topic: Project Blue Smoke
Replies: 7
Views: 148

Re: Project Blue Smoke

Pretty cool. The VOSA thing is an issue for self builds. Would have to be SVA’d i’d think due to drive train being completely changed. But then tax issue? It should be free right? Top effort though. I still fancy a 2WD set up using this kit.... https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20181109/fac97d18cbd4...
by Cabernet
09 Nov 2018, 08:49
Forum: Bike Chat
Topic: Project Blue Smoke
Replies: 7
Views: 148

Re: Project Blue Smoke

It's an old video, but I'd not seen it before... would very much like to own it, but don't know about range and cost etc https://youtu.be/e3hDzgmxxD8 Here is the background (which I only found when googling it again for this post) https://drivetribe.com/p/what-is-the-project-blue-smoke-QbmiTBolRsSL...
by Cabernet
04 Nov 2018, 09:01
Forum: Bike Chat
Topic: Marquez
Replies: 11
Views: 274

Re: Marquez

Interesting race. 2019 should be fun.
by Cabernet
02 Nov 2018, 12:51
Forum: Bike Chat
Topic: Zapp
Replies: 4
Views: 160

Re: Zapp

Range and charge time is the Achilles heal of all electric vehicles.
5 charges to get to my mum and back.
One tank full with 150 miles to spare in the car.
by Cabernet
19 Oct 2018, 13:02
Forum: Your Projects & Modifications
Topic: Another impulse buy CX500
Replies: 25
Views: 1308

Re: Another impulse buy CX500

I reckon the custom is raked out. I had to drop the fork sanctions through the yokes by about 25mm to get the bike to sit square. I can't find any pics of the R80. Your plan for yours sounds way more cool anyway ! My mates just finished a cub in the same colour scheme, pale green with beige seat co...
by Cabernet
02 Oct 2018, 12:35
Forum: Bike Chat
Topic: Drag bike
Replies: 3
Views: 191

Re: Drag bike

That link takes me off somewhere very weird.
by Cabernet
30 Sep 2018, 17:25
Forum: Bike Pictures & Video's
Topic: Winfields of Haslingden
Replies: 4
Views: 395

Re: Winfields of Haslingden

Get in there a couple of times a year myself. The cafe is pants though.
by Cabernet
30 Sep 2018, 16:16
Forum: Bike Chat
Topic: Colourblind
Replies: 12
Views: 520

Re: Colourblind

Nope. Declared it but never been challenged as a motorist or an instructor.
by Cabernet
11 Sep 2018, 22:23
Forum: Bike Chat
Topic: Colourblind
Replies: 12
Views: 520

Re: Colourblind

Na,
Lived with it for 5 decades. Kinda akin to it now.