Want a real life Tron lightcycle? Just cough up US$55,000.

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Want a real life Tron lightcycle? Just cough up US$55,000.

#1 Unread post by Grey Thumper » Thu Dec 02, 2010 12:37 am

This is possibly the bike with the most uncomfortable riding position I've ever seen:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ivPheV77 ... r_embedded

More info here: http://jalopnik.com/5703467/
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#2 Unread post by dr_bar » Thu Dec 02, 2010 3:02 pm

Looks like the stupidest bike ever, the original is a virtual bike that can never be duplicated in real life. There is just no way you could ride that bike for ANY length of time and not have at least one near miss/close call......
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#3 Unread post by havegunjoe » Fri Dec 03, 2010 4:17 pm

That huge front tire and the riding position don’t look like they make for a comfortable or easily maneuverable ride to me. You would buy one just because you can and for no other reason I would say.
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#4 Unread post by Wrider » Fri Dec 03, 2010 7:45 pm

havegunjoe wrote:That huge front tire and the riding position don’t look like they make for a comfortable or easily maneuverable ride to me. You would buy one just because you can and for no other reason I would say.
Sooo it's an average priced chopper with bodywork on it!
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#5 Unread post by Gunslinger » Sat Dec 04, 2010 12:58 am

For fifty five Large I want to see this thing going balls out down the expressway, not 5 mph in a parking lot with some punk squid trying not to drop his "light cycle" in front of his groupies.

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#6 Unread post by MikeLadner » Tue Dec 07, 2010 3:18 pm

Horrible, pointless, and down-right silly. :frusty:
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#7 Unread post by Wrider » Tue Dec 07, 2010 6:34 pm

MikeLadner wrote:Horrible, pointless, and down-right silly. :frusty:
Didn't I say that with my chopper comment? :laughing:
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#8 Unread post by Katharine » Mon Jul 04, 2011 12:22 pm

Resurrecting an old thread, but some friends and I (all of us being non-riders) are having a debate over whether a cycle design like that would be horribly unmaneuverable due to the width (either in the real world or, for that matter, inside the Tron world). It just looks terribly clunky. Wouldn't it be difficult to turn with wheels that fat? Who on earth designed this thing?

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#9 Unread post by Wrider » Wed Sep 21, 2011 10:42 pm

Check this one out... All electric lightcycle that does move. Isn't maneuverable, but is cool!
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