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Old Feb 16, 2015, 08:19 AM
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They look pretty smooth.

What is an ST-*8?

Are you running on foams with that carpet?
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Old Feb 16, 2015, 03:54 PM
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Driving now with foam tires. Works great. Never go back to rubber.
Here some Video from the first run: http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x2d...gummitest_tech

The bike is running with a improved Venom fork.
This is looking very sharp indeed! Bravo!
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Old Feb 17, 2015, 01:11 AM
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They look pretty smooth.

What is an ST-*8?

Are you running on foams with that carpet?
They used ZH Slick Tires. The yellow bike had a "50" tire on the front, which was too hard and caused understeering.

I ran there last year, grip is not perfect but it works pretty good. Foams would be better, but you need access to the do-nuts and something to make the profile..

The ST-8 is a bike by 2 local guys, they used the BP-8 as an inspiration, and built something bulletproof using aluminium and carbon fibre.
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Old Feb 17, 2015, 04:58 AM
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thanks for explaining


@katana2665

fotos look here:

https://picasaweb.google.com/noidl64...65009326552290
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Old Feb 17, 2015, 07:13 AM
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Thanks for the link.
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Old Feb 18, 2015, 12:07 PM
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Well I just got this Motor/esc combo, so that's one step closer to get something rolling this spring...

http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...m_6100kv_.html
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Old Feb 18, 2015, 01:13 PM
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Well I just got this Motor/esc combo, so that's one step closer to get something rolling this spring...

http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...m_6100kv_.html
OH SNAP!!! Nice combo! Affordable price. Man, gotta love this hobby nowadays!
Kevin
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Old Feb 18, 2015, 02:05 PM
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It arrived in 14 days, so I'm pretty happy with that. I've had things take a month from China, but haven't dealt much with Hobbyking. So far everything is great with them. One thing though is they now have US warehouses and I keep forgetting to check that before ordering.
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Old Feb 18, 2015, 04:59 PM
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Hey, who shrunk my KP?!


Nice bike! Seems truly bulletproof.
I know I want one.
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