WATR Fall Trail Ride - November 26

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Re: WATR Fall Trail Ride - November 26

Post by Rut Row » Mon Nov 27, 2017 8:35 am

pics?
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Re: WATR Fall Trail Ride - November 26

Post by gots_a_sol » Mon Nov 27, 2017 3:53 pm

Not much up on the FB page yet.

JT motorsports had an Alta on site for demo rides and I'm super bummed I missed that.

I saw this crazy looking thing come in on a hitch carrier but was swamped making people sign their lives away and couldn't snag a pic http://www.newtechdev.com/awd.html



I spent the majority of my day after manning the front entrance sleeping in my trailer after spewing chunks all over the woods next to my truck :shrug: Finally felt decent enough to putt around at about 2:30, so I only did 3 short loops and then ran sweep on the long loop. Yay :dry:
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Re: WATR Fall Trail Ride - November 26

Post by Marylander » Mon Nov 27, 2017 6:47 pm

Huh, I didn't realize JT was selling Alta.

There's something to be said for form following function but the front end on that 2wd thing makes me want throw dust into my eyes for relief.

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Re: WATR Fall Trail Ride - November 26

Post by Bucho » Mon Nov 27, 2017 9:25 pm

Marylander wrote:
Mon Nov 27, 2017 6:47 pm
Huh, I didn't realize JT was selling Alta.

There's something to be said for form following function but the front end on that 2wd thing makes me want throw dust into my eyes for relief.
I'll be the first to admit I wont be spending any of my $$ on some crazy 2WD design. BUT I think its cool that someone is spending the R&D $$ on new ideas that could eventually trickle down into really cool stuff for riding.
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Re: WATR Fall Trail Ride - November 26

Post by Marylander » Tue Nov 28, 2017 8:43 am

Bucho wrote:
Mon Nov 27, 2017 9:25 pm
I'll be the first to admit I wont be spending any of my $$ on some crazy 2WD design. BUT I think its cool that someone is spending the R&D $$ on new ideas that could eventually trickle down into really cool stuff for riding.
Oh, yeah, I definitely agree. I do think it's a hard road to take if the thing is ugly though. Even at my stage in life I want my bike to look "cool".

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Re: WATR Fall Trail Ride - November 26

Post by Wingfixer » Tue Nov 28, 2017 9:31 am

Davej, A DAMN rider, has a Christini system on a KTM 300. I got to ride it a couple times. The all wheel drive system worked well and the bike looked nearly stock. I like the ability to turn the front wheel drive on when you need it.

That system looks like a step backwards. It also looks like something I could break, easily.
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Re: WATR Fall Trail Ride - November 26

Post by BigBird » Wed Nov 29, 2017 10:43 am

Wingfixer wrote:
Tue Nov 28, 2017 9:31 am
It also looks like something I could break, easily.
Hard to IMAGINE YOU BREAKING anything :killingme:
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Re: WATR Fall Trail Ride - November 26

Post by Boom Boom » Wed Nov 29, 2017 3:40 pm

What a waste of engineering effort, everyone knows if you need more traction just get the front wheel in the air :shrug:

Must agree that is 100% butt ugly.
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Re: WATR Fall Trail Ride - November 26

Post by Nobody » Wed Nov 29, 2017 4:43 pm

Boom Boom wrote:
Wed Nov 29, 2017 3:40 pm
What a waste of engineering effort, everyone knows if you need more traction just get the front wheel in the air :shrug:
Just realized that this is something like a trike is. For people who want to be a badass bikers but are afraid to try it on a real bike :deal:
Boom Boom wrote:
Wed Nov 29, 2017 3:40 pm
Must agree that is 100% butt ugly.
Emm.. Have you seen russian artwork in BWD? :killingme:
Compared to them this bike is the prettiest bike in the world :lol2:

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