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Jan 12, 2010, 04:48 PM
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***New RC Dirt Bike???***


http://quanum-rc.com/products_bike.html



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Jan 12, 2010, 05:11 PM
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Okay, what we can see...chain drive...aluminum swingarm...opaque rear wheel most likely means gyro in there...no standard size batts...1:6-scale.

If it's another parallel link steering setup, I'll ignore it.
Jan 12, 2010, 05:14 PM
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The CAD drawing looks like it has parallel links. Oh, well...
Jan 12, 2010, 07:14 PM
dammachines
Lito,

What makes you think 1:6 scale? Looks very much like the ARX bike to me, just with a different frame.

That four bar steering setup just means aftermarket manufacturers will have to make some parts to fix things.

Would be nice if there were more than one bike at the same scale though...
Jan 12, 2010, 07:24 PM
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It says 1:6-scale in the company news list.

"28 Aug 2009
1/6 Scale R/C Brushless bike in final preperation stages. Final testing completed."

Yeah. it would be great if everyone could settle on one scale.
Jan 13, 2010, 01:48 AM
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I like the Alum parts sub frame etc.

It does look suspiciously larger than 1/6 though, you have to admit. Looks more like the 1/4 ARX, looing at the chain, nuts, the scale look in general. Could be a typo.. J ust looks like a re-enginered ARX to me too. If it is 1/6 the QRF"400" could stand for a 400 size motor........
Jan 13, 2010, 07:59 AM
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When you click on "home", you see the "latest news" on the left. There is stated, that it's an 1/6 scale bike....
But it looks like an ARX copy to me, too....!
Jan 13, 2010, 08:06 AM
Occasional useful idiot...
Perhaps manufacturers could take a hint and just produce 1/5 and 1/8 scale models, they would sell a lot more to those already in the hobby 'cos who will buy an oddball size bike if it means that you couldn't race it in the future. OK, I know most will just get car park bashed but it's just a thought...
Jan 13, 2010, 08:21 AM
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Oh yes please another scale we definately need another scale. The bike market is so large we need all possible scales we can lay our hands on. I have been looking for a 1/3,1415926535897932384626433832795th scale bike for years ...... who would please build one for me?
Jan 13, 2010, 09:03 AM
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Ooooh, inverse Pi-scale -- I can see a new trend starting!!!
Jan 13, 2010, 09:23 AM
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the crash bar angle of attack looks odd.

here's a photo of my 1/pi scale bike (with PMT tires too!)...
Jan 13, 2010, 09:32 AM
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I luv that bike...
Jan 13, 2010, 11:19 AM
PROFESSOR TRUTH JIMMY ICE
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Maybe the 1/6 scale bike will be able t run against the 1/5 scale one.... I'm in agreement that the scale is dumb... but when it comes down to it 1/5 and 1/6 aren't too far off from each other...

personally I would like to see a 1/8 scale hobby grade off-road bike....
Jan 13, 2010, 11:22 AM
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Yeah, the crash bars are mounted strangely. All the wear at one little point on the bar.
Jan 13, 2010, 11:27 AM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Guidoracer
Yeah, the crash bars are mounted strangely. All the wear at one little point on the bar.
ya.. you're right... that IS weird


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