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    Wearable Motorbike

    Not sure about this one!

    Yamaha Deus Ex Machina Wearable Motorcycle Concept | Be Sportier


    Plain motorcycles where too boring for Art Center Pasadena student Jake Loniak so he decided created the Yamaha Deus Ex Machina Wearable Motorcycle Concept. Inspired by Biomechatronics, the Deus Ex Machina is an electric vertically parking motorcycle controlled by 36 pneumatic muscles with 2 linear actuators. The Deus Ex Machina is worn like an exoskeleton and features seven artificial vertebra as well as the pneumatically attached helmet. The motor is in-wheel, powered by ultra-capacitors and doped nano-phoshpate batteries similar to those already used in hybrids, and is capable of 0-60mph in 3 seconds. Top speed is 75mph with a recharge time of 15 minutes and cycle time of 1 hour. Thanks for thinking way ahead of our time Jake! Very Cool!
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    I doesn't look like it would be very stable.

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    That contraption goes 0-60 in three seconds?

    Show me.

    Looks like the helmet is bolted to the machine. How useful can that be?

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    My Yamaha manged 1/4 mile in 11.2 secs at the airstrip here earlier this year, which would give 0 to 60 in 2.1 secs, but thats laying into it, and that wearable thing looks like it would just fall over backwards with even half that rate of acceleration.

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    I think we must be seeing it in the parked position.

    The drive is electrical so the pneumatic bits must be for something else probably controlling angle and pitch

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    wow! would love a burn on/in that! very cool!

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    Shouldn't it be called a motortrike?

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    Looks like it could work on a nice flat road but the first pothole would soon sort you out.

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    Novel idea !

    Can you imagine driving/ standing /riding ( whatever) one of them through a rural village???

    If you could avoid the stones the kids would throw, they would set the bloody dogs on you !!

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    I found this that shows how the riding position changes as you accelerate.


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    I think I'd rather be lying on top of it than suspended under it.

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    Any working prototypes yet?

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    Quote Originally Posted by TizMe View Post
    I found this that shows how the riding position changes as you accelerate.

    Keep posting Tizme bugger the content I like your AV

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    Fucking deathtrap.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Texpat
    I think I'd rather be lying on top of it than suspended under it.
    Really doesn't matter, you're part of the frame and won't leave the bike during a collision.
    No thanks, I pass.

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    I think it'd be a blast to race, don't think it'd be a good daily driver though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Happyman View Post
    Keep posting Tizme bugger the content I like your AV
    if DD would relax the AV rules a bit, she can look like this.

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