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I wanna be 8 again...

Postby Lmo » March 17th, 2015, 6:53 pm

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Razor Crazy Cart



Ken Box ...



Ken's day job...
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Re: I wanna be 8 again...

Postby Jboogie941 » March 17th, 2015, 9:31 pm


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Check this out then......

https://youtu.be/UX4fCTO44Ic

Re: I wanna be 8 again...

Postby Lmo » March 17th, 2015, 10:21 pm

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Surprising how a couple of pieces of 10" PVC pipe fitted over the rear tires reduces the coeffient of friction.
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Re: I wanna be 8 again...

Postby Jboogie941 » March 18th, 2015, 1:52 pm


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Indeed. Looks super fun. Similar to beach cruisers, would be neat to retrofit beach tires on and cruise up and down the coast line or beach community.

Re: I wanna be 8 again...

Postby rkuchinsky » March 18th, 2015, 2:06 pm

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That product is genius. Every other toy company probably tries to fix issues of the cart not steering straight or being too hard to control, and these guys get it that out of control is more fun. Love the e-brake handle style control.

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Re: I wanna be 8 again...

Postby nxakt » March 18th, 2015, 11:11 pm

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Lmo wrote:Surprising how a couple of pieces of 10" PVC pipe fitted over the rear tires reduces the coeffient of friction.


And then a company hires a sports industrial designer to make a better wheel. :D



Our new wheel system designed and various cnc'd nylon prototype downhill tested, just released, taking influence from the various polymer wheel suspension research. Up to 4KG weight savings over pneumatics.

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Re: I wanna be 8 again...

Postby Lmo » March 22nd, 2015, 6:27 pm

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Funny how "concepts" seem to surface simultaneously, isn't it. The skins are looking a little chewed up. Are the rear "tires" replaceable?

And how the hell did they get Ken Block to schlepp this for them. I think, maybe, it was just too much fun to turn down.

That product is genius.


My thoughts exactly R.
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Re: I wanna be 8 again...

Postby Lmo » March 22nd, 2015, 6:39 pm

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Okay, I don't want to be 8 again... I just want one.

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Re: I wanna be 8 again...

Postby nxakt » March 23rd, 2015, 5:32 am

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Lmo wrote:The skins are looking a little chewed up. Are the rear "tires" replaceable?


PVC slicks, the Nylon hubs capture the slicks from both sides for a quick changeover. Wear is part of the whole experience and what makes it work. We tried different plastics, Nylon, ABS, Delrin and PVC. All have their own slip feeling. PVC is the homegrown standard.

Just found this on gizmodo:

Manufactured by Razor — they of roller blade-wheeled scooter fame — the little Crazy Cart ($350) found fame after its inventor, Ali Kermani, filmed this pint-sized tribute to Ken Block's Gymkhana films, called "Ken Box." That's Ali driving and doing battle with the gorilla.


$800 and the Crazy Cart XL is yours Lew. :)

Re: I wanna be 8 again...

Postby Lmo » March 24th, 2015, 1:27 pm

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$800... cheaper than a dirt bike. Hmmm, I wonder if I could drive it to work? 8)
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