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#1 Post by Bender » Fri Jan 11, 2019 10:58 pm

I love the way it stops.

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#2 Post by goat » Fri Jan 11, 2019 11:16 pm

Bender wrote:
Fri Jan 11, 2019 10:58 pm
I love the way it stops.

Bloody thing rides better than I do.
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#3 Post by Gerontious » Fri Jan 11, 2019 11:32 pm

Somebody buy the video publisher a dictionary. that bike may be a lot of things but Autonomous it isnt.

its radio controlled.. with some nifty mechanics doing the work aided in no small part by the bikes innate stability due to the huge amount of gyroscopic forces generated by the boxer engine and drive train

I would love a look in those corned beef cans.. :mrgreen:
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#4 Post by Mack01 » Fri Jan 11, 2019 11:35 pm

Thanks, that was fascinating. Wonder if this could ever have any actual use. i don't see automated bikes catching on like cars will some day (this bike seemed remote controlled with a set path rather than being automated, but I could be wrong) :)

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#5 Post by BIKERDAD » Fri Jan 11, 2019 11:39 pm

Yea the stop is cool .. but what's the bloody point.of this . So if it's raining as little bit and.i am 50 _50 to go out for a ride so I send the bike out while I sit on the settee . An when the mrs says oi you not put the bin out or cut the grass ...... sorry love im out for a.ride .........mmmmmm I WANT ONE lol

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#6 Post by Gerontious » Fri Jan 11, 2019 11:49 pm

BIKERDAD wrote:
Fri Jan 11, 2019 11:39 pm
Yea the stop is cool .. but what's the bloody point.of this.
It doesn't have any point.. aside from looking impressive.
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#7 Post by Bender » Fri Jan 11, 2019 11:49 pm

Gerontious wrote:
Fri Jan 11, 2019 11:32 pm
Somebody buy the video publisher a dictionary. that bike may be a lot of things but Autonomous it isnt.

its radio controlled.. with some nifty mechanics doing the work aided in no small part by the bikes innate stability due to the huge amount of gyroscopic forces generated by the boxer engine and drive train

I would love a look in those corned beef cans.. :mrgreen:

No I'm pretty sure it's not radio controlled.
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#8 Post by Bender » Fri Jan 11, 2019 11:51 pm

Gerontious wrote:
Fri Jan 11, 2019 11:49 pm
BIKERDAD wrote:
Fri Jan 11, 2019 11:39 pm
Yea the stop is cool .. but what's the bloody point.of this.
It doesn't have any point.. aside from looking impressive.
Folks have said that about everything, from indicators to condoms, in the right situation it's all useful 😁

Just wait till your bike can come pick you up from work, no six not that kind of bike.
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#9 Post by Gerontious » Fri Jan 11, 2019 11:59 pm

Bender wrote:
Fri Jan 11, 2019 11:49 pm
No I'm pretty sure it's not radio controlled.
I only suggested that because of that very odd looking 'thing' on the top case... which looks a little like an aerial of sorts.
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#10 Post by Bender » Sat Jan 12, 2019 12:02 am

That will be the microwave scanner to see if your micro chips are cooked
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#11 Post by Bender » Sat Jan 12, 2019 12:05 am

I love the look of the future, just hope I see more of the tech hit the streets

This is old now but shows Honda ain't a sleep
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#12 Post by rennie » Sat Jan 12, 2019 6:13 am

That's proper weird!

I need 1 of them stands for when I can't get my foot down :lol:
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#13 Post by Mississippi Bullfrog » Sat Jan 12, 2019 8:30 am

Bloody thing still doesn't use the indicators.
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#14 Post by fastbob » Sat Jan 12, 2019 8:39 am

Perhaps they are developing another vengeance weapon .
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#15 Post by geofferz » Sat Jan 12, 2019 9:14 am

"Instead, BMW says that exceptionally advanced R1200GS has been developed to improve the safety features of upcoming models. According to the company, future technologies will allow its motorcycles to classify a rider’s behavior and determine a dangerous situation before anything happens."

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