Aug 14, 2017

Weird and Terrifying

In the always weird and terrifying Craig’s List world, this might be the weirdest yet, solidly belonging in the WTF? category.

https://minneapolis.craigslist.org/ank/mcy/6251902580.html

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6 comments:

  1. That's at least 300 pounds in just the batteries! Bet it handles like shit.

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  2. I'm trying to imagine getting out from under all of that battery acid in a tipover. You could be naked and more than a little uncomfortable, even if you fell over parking that thing, in about the time it takes to say, "How come I'm soaked? It's not raining."

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    1. The picture is blurry, but it does say 'gel battery' on them, so no acid spillage.

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    2. At least that's something.

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  3. I've seen a couple of Goldwing conversions over the years, but mostly the early 'naked' versions.

    This one is an example of the 'travelling science project' look that I hated so much and despite being such a vast bike, the builder has had to but two batteries in the absolute worst position up in the top-box.

    If you want to see many more bad examples, plus a few good ones, then check ot the EValbum; http://www.evalbum.com/type/MTCY

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    1. There are some interesting examples of engineering on that page. Thanks Paul.

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