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Offline Brass_Machine

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Electric racebikes - IOM electric GP - The Green TT
« on: June 04, 2009, 08:52:26 PM »
The Isle of Man TT race will feature a green non-IC engine race for the 1st time. I think all of the bikes are going to be electric. The RACE is on the 12th of June. This one is very cool!

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Re: Electric racebikes - IOM electric GP - The Green TT
« Reply #1 on: June 05, 2009, 05:27:19 PM »
Jeeez Eric, I'd missed that completely ................ just had a quick read up on "Green Power" Bikes  :thumbup: ................ just hope they televise the race  :zap:

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Re: Electric racebikes - IOM electric GP - The Green TT
« Reply #2 on: June 06, 2009, 04:28:29 AM »
At the risk of being considered a 'Party Pooper', what is GREEN about that bike ??

Anything with batteries / electronic control systems is crawling with highly toxic materials, which are damn near impossible to reclaim.

If they want a 'GREEN'  TT race I suggest they go back to Rem Fowler's Norton, I reckon I could re-cycle that into uncontaminated ferrous/alloy/cuprous scrap in about an hour or so. Would be lynched by the VMCC though, if I did.

...... And another thing .... I ain't got one, and I'm b*****y jealous.  :(

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Re: Electric racebikes - IOM electric GP - The Green TT
« Reply #3 on: June 06, 2009, 05:34:04 AM »
Totally agree, "green" is a money making bandwaggon.....mostly...
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Re: Electric racebikes - IOM electric GP - The Green TT
« Reply #4 on: June 06, 2009, 12:43:59 PM »
Green......

Zero carbon footprint etc......

What about the power station to charge it`s batteries?  :scratch:

Or, have I missed something, again?  ::)

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Re: Electric racebikes - IOM electric GP - The Green TT
« Reply #5 on: June 06, 2009, 04:24:35 PM »
Hell guy's it's motorbike racing  :bow: green, red or blue I don't care ............... I just want a go  :headbang:

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