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Re: The Official Hubless Wheel hater thread.

Postby IDiot » June 3rd, 2013, 7:48 am

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What the &^@$ is that?

You win the award. What award, I'm not sure. Its hubless.

Guessing it uses those props to turn the wheels...? Anyone?
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Re: The Official Hubless Wheel hater thread.

Postby NURB » June 3rd, 2013, 6:34 pm

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Re: The Official Hubless Wheel hater thread.

Postby mirk » June 3rd, 2013, 6:58 pm

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http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/201 ... -go-beyond

Just an RC quadrocopter/car hybrid. I know this is the hubless hater thread but I think it's a cool way of accomplishing both ;)
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mirk wrote:http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/201 ... -go-beyond

Just an RC quadrocopter/car hybrid. I know this is the hubless hater thread but I think it's a cool way of accomplishing both


kudos to making a working model (the video on the kickstarter), but I couldn't shake the suspicion that strings are involved


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Re: The Official Hubless Wheel hater thread.

Postby mirk » June 4th, 2013, 1:26 pm

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sanjy009 wrote:kudos to making a working model (the video on the kickstarter), but I couldn't shake the suspicion that strings are involved


I think that's just a product of poor controlling software. Looks like there's no gyro sensors for stability, and I think he's manually balancing the speed to hover. I had similar results flying a cheap RC helicopter.

Video of a better control system for comparison:
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Re: The Official Hubless Wheel hater thread.

Postby Lmo » June 4th, 2013, 6:18 pm

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I had similar results flying a cheap RC helicopter.


GMP Cricket cheap?
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Re: The Official Hubless Wheel hater thread.

Postby mirk » June 4th, 2013, 7:23 pm

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Lmo wrote:GMP Cricket cheap?


As Seen on TV Store cheap :P

The Cricket looks pretty awesome though, spent some time looking through forums and engine specs. Do you know how long they can go on a tank of gas?
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Re: The Official Hubless Wheel hater thread.

Postby Lmo » June 4th, 2013, 7:50 pm

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As I recall, they could go, about ten minutes... if you could keep it in the air that long. I never could.

I did become quiet proficient at rebuilding the damned thing. Gorham made a helluva lot more money on me from spare parts, than he did from the helicopter itself. Image

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Re: The Official Hubless Wheel hater thread.

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From Bikeradar's Eurobike coverage- saw it and thought of you guys.

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Re: The Official Hubless Wheel hater thread.

Postby yo » September 8th, 2013, 5:37 pm

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I kind of like that one though. It looks like Robocop's bike or something...

Re: The Official Hubless Wheel hater thread.

Postby mbC » September 8th, 2013, 8:31 pm


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Can't say for sure without riding it, but I would expect the steering to be a bit... vague.

Re: The Official Hubless Wheel hater thread.

Postby NURB » September 8th, 2013, 8:58 pm

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I love that it has cruiser bars and leather grips. That thing has an identity crisis.
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Re: The Official Hubless Wheel hater thread.

Postby holtag » February 7th, 2014, 5:20 am

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Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaand we've got another hubless design. Though credit where credit's due, this one actually works. I wouldn't say it revolutionizes the world of transport (their words), but it doesn't look to be a bad product either.

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