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RYNO Motorcycles
autos.yahoo.com ^ | Jeff Perez

Posted on 01/26/2014 4:38:17 PM PST by eldoradude

Anyone who rides a motorcycle will tell you that there’s nothing like the thrill of riding headlong on the open road with the wind in your face and worries at your back. A motorcycle is truly one of man’s best friends. But what if someone changed the formula — a formula, mind you, that’s been relatively unchanged for a over a hundred years.

Chris Hoffmann may just be that man, and his one-wheeled RYNO motorcycle may be the next great invention in the motorcycle world.

But what exactly is a RYNO?

(Excerpt) Read more at autos.yahoo.com ...


TOPICS: Miscellaneous; Outdoors; Sports; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: motorcycle; motorsports; rino; ryno
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1 posted on 01/26/2014 4:38:17 PM PST by eldoradude
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2 posted on 01/26/2014 4:39:19 PM PST by eldoradude (Let's water the tree of liberty with THEIR blood...)
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To: eldoradude

Wonder how it does in turns on oily spots and gravel?


3 posted on 01/26/2014 4:40:43 PM PST by eldoradude (Let's water the tree of liberty with THEIR blood...)
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To: eldoradude

The GOPe is not supportive of this product.


4 posted on 01/26/2014 4:40:55 PM PST by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: eldoradude

Acceleration and braking probably a real challenge.


5 posted on 01/26/2014 4:41:45 PM PST by umgud (2A can't survive dem majorities)
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To: left that other site

PING


6 posted on 01/26/2014 4:43:55 PM PST by kingattax (America needs more real Americans.)
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To: eldoradude; left that other site; moose07
Road Iron ping!



"Dia shábháil ar fad anseo!"

Genuflectimus non ad principem sed ad Principem Pacis!

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

7 posted on 01/26/2014 4:46:32 PM PST by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Mlichael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: driftdiver
The GOPe is not supportive of this product.

Made in the People's Republik of Portland.

(From the article) Right now this new technology is still in the prototype stages, but when the RYNO takes to production — hopefully sometime this year — it will cost $5,295 from its production facility outside of Portland, Oregon.

8 posted on 01/26/2014 4:47:14 PM PST by eldoradude (Let's water the tree of liberty with THEIR blood...)
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To: umgud
Video of riding in the rain, but you're right, no quick starts or stops or turns.

Looks pretty cool but people don't see you on a two-wheeled bike as it is.

9 posted on 01/26/2014 4:49:21 PM PST by eldoradude (Let's water the tree of liberty with THEIR blood...)
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To: eldoradude
Looks like they hired Caliph Baraq for their sales brochure:


10 posted on 01/26/2014 4:52:30 PM PST by nascarnation (I'm hiring Jack Palladino to investigate Baraq's golf scores.)
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To: eldoradude

clever, ingenious, fascinating..

Yet stupid, beyond dangerous, impractical. Unless it was to be used like a sit down segeway to get around office complexes and theme parks. Maybe a large college campus.....where it would be stolen in jig time.

Plus, you’ll never do balls to the walls 90 mph out on a country road.


11 posted on 01/26/2014 4:53:13 PM PST by ChildOfThe60s ((If you can remember the 60s.....you weren't really there)
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To: eldoradude
Very limited capability for the price:

Q: How far can RYNO travel on a charge? How fast? A: Depending on conditions and riding style, you can go around 10 miles on your RYNO. Top speed is 10mph, the pace of a very fast run.

12 posted on 01/26/2014 4:53:48 PM PST by nascarnation (I'm hiring Jack Palladino to investigate Baraq's golf scores.)
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To: ChildOfThe60s
you’ll never do balls to the walls 90 mph out on a country road.

No because top speed is 10 mph per their sales brochure.

13 posted on 01/26/2014 4:56:15 PM PST by nascarnation (I'm hiring Jack Palladino to investigate Baraq's golf scores.)
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To: eldoradude
Wonder how it does in turns on oily spots and gravel?

I wonder how many people riding these will be killed on the road if it ever makes it there. It's hard enough to see a bike now when it's splitting lanes ans sliding up next to you in yours. How is it going to bee with something smaller?

14 posted on 01/26/2014 4:57:22 PM PST by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: nascarnation
Looks like they hired Caliph Baraq for their sales brochure:

He...it'd need training wheels for that! And a big sissy bar for Reggie.

15 posted on 01/26/2014 4:58:14 PM PST by eldoradude (Let's water the tree of liberty with THEIR blood...)
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To: Salamander

“Not-just-no-but-HELL-NO!” Ping


16 posted on 01/26/2014 4:59:08 PM PST by shibumi (Cover it with gas and set it on fire.)
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To: eldoradude

I can ride a bike faster than 10 mph...


17 posted on 01/26/2014 4:59:25 PM PST by 2banana (My common ground with terrorists - they want to die for islam and we want to kill them)
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To: eldoradude; ConorMacNessa

Well I’m glad that it has been done, it needed to be.
But not on the roads around here, not fast enough away.
Make sure you know a good Dentist.


18 posted on 01/26/2014 5:00:01 PM PST by moose07 (the truth will out ,one day.)
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To: eldoradude

Eh, I’ll pass. I admit it’s a clever little thing, but I don’t like anything less than four wheels underneath me. I wanted a motorcycle in the worst way until I actually rode one. Two blocks at under 30mph, riding on the back of my buddy’s Honda Rebel was enough for me.

I know, I know, I am complete wussy. :-) I just never trusted the bike to corner without falling over.

BTW, I cannot imagine being one of those guys who get pulled over for doing 150 on the highways. Whether I crashed or not, at that speed I’d definitely be having an accident...


19 posted on 01/26/2014 5:00:29 PM PST by DemforBush (A Repo Man is *always* intense.)
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To: umgud
Acceleration and braking probably a real challenge.

LOL...was thinking the same thing.

Fast stop = face splat....and you can't do a wheelie!

20 posted on 01/26/2014 5:03:46 PM PST by Las Vegas Ron ("Medicine is the keystone in the arch of socialism" Vladimir Lenin)
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To: eldoradude

I have a small wheeled Two Wheel Electric Bike that does 20 mph..[ conservatively...and without folling with the electronics...ahem...for forty miles...and cost less than half of the RYNO.

I can ride it on the street or on bike trails. it has enormous torque and can get off the line...very rapidly...very handy in tricky situations.

Im sure there are plenty of people in this county Marin County CA..who will buy a ryno just to show it off...


21 posted on 01/26/2014 5:04:56 PM PST by MeshugeMikey ("When you meet the unbelievers, strike at their necks..." -- Qur'an 47:4)
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To: 2banana
I can ride a bike faster than 10 mph...

It's a Segway on one wheel - smells like something the Post Office would waste money on.

RYNO - stands for Republicans Yelling Nasty Obscenities at the fool on one of these in front of them.

22 posted on 01/26/2014 5:06:05 PM PST by eldoradude (Let's water the tree of liberty with THEIR blood...)
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To: eldoradude

Top speed?
Range?
Torque?


23 posted on 01/26/2014 5:07:12 PM PST by arthurus (Read Hazlitt's Economics In One Lesson ONLINEhttp://steshaw.org/economics-in-one-lesson/)
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To: nascarnation

There might be one practical application for this “vehicle.”

We could give one RYNO to each RINO in Congress and the GOPe and force them to ride the things down the Dan Ryan Expressway at 4PM on a Friday afternoon.


24 posted on 01/26/2014 5:08:00 PM PST by shibumi (Cover it with gas and set it on fire.)
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To: arthurus
Top speed? Range? Torque?

Top speed is 10 miles an hour so you can't chase a purse-snatcher with it, and range is 10 miles. Don't know about the torque.

25 posted on 01/26/2014 5:10:40 PM PST by eldoradude (Let's water the tree of liberty with THEIR blood...)
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To: eldoradude

Just a thought,
How do you pull a wheelie on it?
/ thought.


26 posted on 01/26/2014 5:11:32 PM PST by moose07 (the truth will out ,one day.)
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To: eldoradude

What a worthless investment for the developer.


27 posted on 01/26/2014 5:11:41 PM PST by Conspiracy Guy (Did the ancients know they were ancients? Or did they see themselves as presents?)
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To: arthurus
Torque?

In this case torque = road rash.

28 posted on 01/26/2014 5:12:11 PM PST by Las Vegas Ron ("Medicine is the keystone in the arch of socialism" Vladimir Lenin)
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To: Conspiracy Guy

Ditto!


29 posted on 01/26/2014 5:13:13 PM PST by Las Vegas Ron ("Medicine is the keystone in the arch of socialism" Vladimir Lenin)
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To: eldoradude

And the license plates go where ?


30 posted on 01/26/2014 5:15:13 PM PST by faithhopecharity (C)
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To: Las Vegas Ron
you can't do a wheelie!

On the contrary. You can't NOT do a wheelie.

31 posted on 01/26/2014 5:15:59 PM PST by IronJack
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To: eldoradude

What happens when the ECU experiences the BSOD?


32 posted on 01/26/2014 5:19:36 PM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (The only way women can "have it all" is if men aren't allowed to have anything.)
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To: kingattax; ConorMacNessa

I’ll keep my Vintage, retro, avuncular, old-fashioned 1993 HDFXR Superglide, thank you very much.

LOL.


33 posted on 01/26/2014 5:21:29 PM PST by left that other site
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To: nascarnation

I will of course try anything but, not well suited for the purpose of biking


34 posted on 01/26/2014 5:22:09 PM PST by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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How do you pull a wheelie on it?

Hit a speed bump at top speed although depending on how heavy it is you probably won't bounce very high.

35 posted on 01/26/2014 5:22:39 PM PST by eldoradude (Let's water the tree of liberty with THEIR blood...)
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To: eldoradude

10 MPH for one hour? Are they high? That’s not reasonable for even a short commute!


36 posted on 01/26/2014 5:24:54 PM PST by Cyber Liberty (H.L. Mencken: "The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule.")
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To: E. Pluribus Unum
What happens when the ECU experiences the BSOD?

You fall down, go boom, scrape, ow! And hopefully you don't get flattened in traffic.

37 posted on 01/26/2014 5:26:38 PM PST by eldoradude (Let's water the tree of liberty with THEIR blood...)
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10 MPH for one hour? Are they high?

Portland is right across the Columbia river from Washington...

38 posted on 01/26/2014 5:28:20 PM PST by eldoradude (Let's water the tree of liberty with THEIR blood...)
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Here, hold my beer and watch this! Lolol.


39 posted on 01/26/2014 5:28:34 PM PST by moose07 (the truth will out ,one day.)
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To: umgud

And very limited. All mono-wheels are. Fun for the circus but that is their limit.


40 posted on 01/26/2014 5:30:07 PM PST by gfbtbb (Ladies and Gentlemen, we are on our own.)
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To: eldoradude

No Hells Angel would drive that without a bitch seat.


41 posted on 01/26/2014 5:42:52 PM PST by School of Rational Thought
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To: eldoradude

an earlier version

42 posted on 01/26/2014 5:45:06 PM PST by School of Rational Thought
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To: MeshugeMikey

If you like your front wheel you can keep your front wheel.

Period.

Hehe.


43 posted on 01/26/2014 5:50:24 PM PST by glasseye
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To: eldoradude

It’s a Segway with a seat.


44 posted on 01/26/2014 5:50:33 PM PST by bigbob (The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly. Abraham Lincoln)
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To: glasseye

perhaps obama will....fall in love with the RYNOS as much as he has the RINOS?

this could go as far as an OBAMABIKE....

mandatory ownership...


45 posted on 01/26/2014 5:51:29 PM PST by MeshugeMikey ("When you meet the unbelievers, strike at their necks..." -- Qur'an 47:4)
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To: nascarnation

$5,000 for 10 mph?


46 posted on 01/26/2014 5:57:35 PM PST by meatloaf (Impeach Obama. That's my New Year's resolution.)
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To: eldoradude
You gotta be frickin kidding! Lets see someone have to do some emergency braking after being cut off by some A-hole.
47 posted on 01/26/2014 6:00:14 PM PST by nomad
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To: School of Rational Thought

They’re tough to lower and rake.


48 posted on 01/26/2014 6:03:26 PM PST by Manic_Episode (F the Whigs)
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To: eldoradude

I’m down with taking her for a ride, the thing beneath her? not so much.


49 posted on 01/26/2014 6:27:46 PM PST by Ghost of SVR4 (So many are so hopelessly dependent on the government that they will fight to protect it.)
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To: eldoradude

Just get a small efficient motorcycle or scooter if you are trying to be green.

I will keep my 100 ci muscle bike. Gets about 40 MPG. Thank you very much.

Unicycles are for circus performers. LOL.
FTW!


50 posted on 01/26/2014 6:35:02 PM PST by 3Fingas (Sons and Daughters for Freedom and Rededication to the Principles of the U.S. Constitution...)
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