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Old 11-07-2008, 11:56 AM   #1
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moving while parked

Just thought I'd start one off on who rides around on what while they are parked. Motorcycle;bike;tricked out mini-bike;goped;uni-cycle;skateboards;pogosticks lets have it whats your riide of choice?
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Old 11-08-2008, 03:05 PM   #2
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Motorcycle. It's good to chase the nice weather.
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Old 11-08-2008, 06:48 PM   #3
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I can see the motorcycle vision clearly except for the loadiing height of the rear of my bus is like for feet. Maybe some kind of loading ramp from the side? How are you hauling your bike? I was thinking along the line of a nice vintage mini-bike. Mainly because it would be easy to load and be somewhat practical to go get some groceries or just tour around whatever town I might be hunting for wvo in. However they can be pricey so maybe a fixer project
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I can see the motorcycle vision clearly except for the loadiing height of the rear of my bus is like for feet. Maybe some kind of loading ramp from the side? How are you hauling your bike? I was thinking along the line of a nice vintage mini-bike. Mainly because it would be easy to load and be somewhat practical to go get some groceries or just tour around whatever town I might be hunting for wvo in. However they can be pricey so maybe a fixer project
I tow a motorcycle trailer. It is a bit hairy loading and unloading the 430 lb bike by myself, but if I stay focused, it seems to go smoothly.
Since my moto is my only source of transportation (other than the bus) I got a modern dependable one, because it has to do everything from grocery-getting to jaunts of several hundred miles on the highway to sightseeing from dirt roads. For these purposes my Suzuki DL650 V-strom has served very well.
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Old 11-11-2008, 11:23 AM   #5
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Nice pics The old trail bikes are awesome with those wide bars and the crazy comfortable candy bar seats which are usually all weathered but the one in the pics looks great. I'm still thinking smaller than that, as in super mini bike. Like something about 30 inches tall but same era and style pretty much. There would be many times when I'll wish that I had somethiing bigger but I'm hoping to be able to stow it away as easily as possible.
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i'll be pulling a big lawnmower trailer so i can carry my citroen 2cv with me. just at 1000 lbs, 2 cylinder, 4 speed, 60 mpg and just dang cool.
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Old 11-13-2008, 09:15 PM   #7
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I just haul the Jeep with me...

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i have heard the jeep is the best to tow because of camber setup ive heard of tie rods worn out from towing certain cars whats the best and whats the worst?
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Just thought I'd start one off on who rides around on what while they are parked. Motorcycle;bike;tricked out mini-bike;goped;uni-cycle;skateboards;pogosticks lets have it whats your riide of choice?
I have a couple of these I tool around on:



I still don't know how or where I'm going to carry them in my shorty bus but I will find a way!

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into the back of this
and pull it with this?
I think you'd be all set!
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