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Too lazy to steer?

Old 06-11-21, 10:05 AM
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Too lazy to steer?

https://hackaday.com/2021/06/10/a-se...-to-marvel-at/

The performance of the system is impressive, and is even able to hold the bike perfectly upright while balanced on a fence rail. Thanks to an onboard camera and LIDAR system, the bike can also drive itself around with no rider on board, which is quite a spooky image. Find a way to do the same while hiding the extra mechanics and youd have one hell of a Halloween display.
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Old 06-11-21, 10:34 AM
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People here don't get it.
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Old 06-11-21, 11:23 AM
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Until recently e-bikes were called "drunk bikes" in my hood, the choice of revoked license drivers. Now you can just say "take me home" almost.
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Autonomous? So if the decision comes down to the only choices of hitting a Mack truck head on or a school bus full of kids head on, which one is ethically correct? <grin>
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Until recently e-bikes were called "drunk bikes" in my hood, the choice of revoked license drivers. Now you can just say "take me home" almost.
Yes, but now e-bikes are popular everywhere thus removing the stigma.

I have seen drunk people on beach cruisers in Newport Beach though. Well, either they are drunk or the saddle is too low, causing them to wobble left and right as they pedal.
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Old 06-11-21, 05:57 PM
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not new, at least not completely. when i graduated college back in '96 one of our competing teams did a remote controlled bike. it was a project focusing not on teh bike but on the control system.
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Old 06-12-21, 05:45 AM
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Hilarious, i LOLed despite the language barrier.

Dude is a proper geek. Fell off my bike, hmm, time to bust out some engineering and code.
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