New Kyosho micro bike with gyro ! - Page 6 - RC Groups
Thread Tools
Dec 28, 2011, 12:40 PM
Registered User
621clay's Avatar
OK i take it back... that was pretty sweet..
Sign up now
to remove ads between posts
Dec 28, 2011, 01:43 PM
Registered User
Quote:
Originally Posted by 621clay
lol... no way im paying that... ill buy a new gpv pro kit instead


Well I did say
Dec 28, 2011, 05:55 PM
Registered User
dragbikebam's Avatar
Cool bike, lots of gyro technology which is cool to see Kyosho doing. Wonder what the run times are.
Dec 28, 2011, 06:50 PM
Me Likee Motorbikee
Lukey B's Avatar
Well the video looks pretty cool... But if it's $199€... That's alot cash...
But then Kyosho models are some of the best in the biz...

Hhmmm... It would be so much nicer to have them looking a bit better...

I better get me one just so I can test it for myself... Then I can post with actual experience... But it will be strictly for the benifit of other readers... I won't enjoy it at all... I promise...
Dec 28, 2011, 07:41 PM
Registered User
Chris Nicastro's Avatar
Did anyone notice the active gyro technology??? As the bike slows down the gyro speeds up solving the increased stability problem at higher speeds that reduces steering effectiveness.
Cool stuff and more doable in such a small bike with minimal loads.
Dec 28, 2011, 08:04 PM
Registered User
ado1974's Avatar
Quote:
Originally Posted by Chris Nicastro
Did anyone notice the active gyro technology??? As the bike slows down the gyro speeds up solving the increased stability problem at higher speeds that reduces steering effectiveness.
Cool stuff and more doable in such a small bike with minimal loads.
a very simple solution!!

it will be interesting to see how effective it is,
and if for the more experienced rider it could be more effective with a lightened flywheel, to allow for quicker acceleration/deceleration of the gyro... not needing the extra stability of the heavy flywheel at low speed.

sounds like there will be lots of potential performance gains??

the marketing is along similar lines to the mini-z??
does that mean performance motors for the mini-z will be a possibility?


a.

luke... hurry up and buy one so we can have a look
Dec 28, 2011, 09:41 PM
Registered User
I will buy one first if the come over here to the UK
Dec 28, 2011, 11:35 PM
www.steliosh.net/rcmoto/
steliosh's Avatar
I already emailed my friends at Kyosho.gr!
They responded immediately!
I am waiting for the first in Greece!!!
Dec 29, 2011, 04:37 AM
Registered User
ado1974's Avatar
well done steliosh!!

dont forget... lots of pics when it arrives.... inside and out

looking forward to hearing what you think of it.

a.
Dec 29, 2011, 08:27 AM
Registered User
so far i think the bike looks ok and as long as there are different livery's it could help get a lot more people into the rc bike scene like the mini z owners
cant wait to get my hands on one
Dec 29, 2011, 12:45 PM
scale microlights
mark675's Avatar
lol! love the drift at the beginning of that video

yeah the forks look abit raked out but seems to handle well,
gotta get one of these!
Dec 29, 2011, 04:41 PM
Registered User
ado1974's Avatar
Quote:
Originally Posted by KNEEBOY
lol! love the drift at the beginning of that video

yeah the forks look abit raked out but seems to handle well,
gotta get one of these!
from the posted link from dbbam

Caster Angle You can fine tune the caster angle and adjust the cornering characteristics of the motorcycle to match your driving style.

sounds like you can change the rake on the forks!!


a.
Dec 29, 2011, 04:52 PM
Registered User
It still kind of looks like a toy, not the Kyosho I used to remember, and those forks !!!! I will buy one but what has happened to Kyosho ? they made some of the best scale bikes out there and now this :-( Silverlit much nicer and scale and a fraction of the price. When I saw the first pics of the rc bike and not the real one I was so so dissapointed.
Last edited by steve bisco; Dec 29, 2011 at 04:58 PM.
Dec 30, 2011, 06:33 AM
Registered User
looks like its only available in one version blue yamaha hopefully there might be more options later on might hold back n buying one to see peoples opinion first also not a fan of the giro system unless its on an off road bike takes away the skill of driving i think well thats my opinion anway
maybe if kyosho have success with this they might reinvent the 1/8 hang on rider bring it up to date because we all no there is still a massive following with the original bike


Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Category Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Sold QRF400 Dirt Bike R/c Motorcycle with gyro reddyrightnow Cars - Motorcycles (FS/W) 2 Mar 25, 2011 03:06 AM
Sold Anderson Racing M5 Race Bike RTR with Gyro reddyrightnow Cars - Motorcycles (FS/W) 0 Mar 22, 2011 08:18 PM
Sold Kyosho HOR bike & Spare Bike Plus New TIres and Gears. verticalpilot Cars - Motorcycles (FS/W) 4 Feb 04, 2009 11:23 PM
Kyosho EP Concept with zeal seesaw head duel mode gyro and for micro servos RTF littlepiston Aircraft - Electric - Helis (FS/W) 16 Sep 23, 2004 07:22 AM