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    Way Cool !!!!!

    I was sitting in my Tacoma with my daughter at a red light this morning on
    our way back home from delivering her car to it's new owner, when we saw
    a new Whizzer go by. He started up by pedaling and then let the small motor
    take over. My daughter has a Yamaha Sport Motorcycle and her Boyfreind has a
    large Cruiser style Motorcycle, and even she thought the Whizzer was pretty neat,
    especially if it really gets the 120 mpg that is advertised.

    Happy Trails

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    At my age, I'm not sure I want to ride something called a Whizzer.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Digital Gee View Post
    At my age, I'm not sure I want to ride something called a Whizzer.

    Maybe you could scratch out a few letters and rename it the "Geezer"

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    Quote Originally Posted by Digital Gee View Post
    At my age, I'm not sure I want to ride something called a Whizzer.
    At my age I'm not sure I can ride something called a Whizzer.

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    Anyone know if they hve two stroke engines, where you mix equal parts gas and Flomax?

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    I recall seeing things like this on occassion back in the 60's sometime/where. Pedals and a tiny motor. Brain's all locked up or I could think of the name. At any rate, I expect we'll be seeing more and more options for personal transportation in the next few years.
    And you know that notion just crossed my mind.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SKYLAB View Post
    I recall seeing things like this on occassion back in the 60's sometime/where. Pedals and a tiny motor. Brain's all locked up or I could think of the name. At any rate, I expect we'll be seeing more and more options for personal transportation in the next few years.

    Moped.

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    I don't care if you are on a unicycle, as long as you're not using a motor to get places you get props from me. We're here to support each other. Share ideas, and motivate one another to actually keep doing it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Suzie Green View Post
    Maybe you could scratch out a few letters and rename it the "Geezer"

    At least most of us aren't Wheezers.
    "He who serves all, best serves himself" Jack London

    Quote Originally Posted by Bjforrestal View Post
    I don't care if you are on a unicycle, as long as you're not using a motor to get places you get props from me. We're here to support each other. Share ideas, and motivate one another to actually keep doing it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Artkansas View Post
    At least most of us aren't Wheezers.
    And some of us aren't so old that we can't be fans of Weezer! http://www.youtube.com/weezer

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Weak Link View Post
    Anyone know if they hve two stroke engines, where you mix equal parts gas and Flomax?
    4-cycle engine so no gas/oil mix.
    http://www.whizzermotorbike.com/index.html
    Here is a photo of one.

    Here is my Chinese bicycle engine on an antique Raleigh frame.


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    Those are cute. I can hang with one of those.
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    Maybe you should just get one of these: http://www.happyscooters.com/120W-24...-50-16fg2.html

    Way greener than the Whizzer but I am not sure where the heck the battery is or the range of travel on a charge.

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    There are a lot of neat electric motor bike options. Bikes built to be electric assist, other options for retrofitting regular bikes.

    The new Giant Twist Freedom DX cost $2000 and has a range of up to 75 miles, in electric assist mode. Where you pedal and it adds force to each stroke. Perfectly allowable in bike lanes and on bike trails too.
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    I pretty much categorize them right there along with fat girls.

    Fun to ride until your friends catch you doing it !

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    Quote Originally Posted by maddmaxx View Post
    At my age I'm not sure I can ride something called a Whizzer.
    at my age reading the word Whizzer gets me moving toward the Men's Room.
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    Quote Originally Posted by CCrew View Post
    I pretty much categorize them right there along with fat girls.

    Fun to ride until your friends catch you doing it !

    -R
    I converted two bikes to electric for a neighbor. Both would never had started biking without starting on the electric bikes first. They started riding and enjoying it very much. Pretty soon they started helping with the pedals to extend there range. After about 3 months they figured out they did not need electric assist. They both purchased a couple of nice bikes and sold the electric bikes. They would have never gotten started without electric assist. Both LBS in my town refuse to even consider stocking electric bikes or kits.
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    Quote Originally Posted by The Weak Link View Post
    Anyone know if they hve two stroke engines, where you mix equal parts gas and Flomax?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tex_Arcana View Post
    And some of us aren't so old that we can't be fans of Weezer! http://www.youtube.com/weezer
    That was cool!
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