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New Hobby?

Discussion in 'Motorcycle Talk' started by brandocommando, Aug 27, 2012.

  1. This looks fun :mfclap:

    http://youtu.be/jM27fujbiXs

    Below is a photo of John Veal's nitro bike, current BRCA nitro champion. John uses a four stroke engine in his bike. As you can see there's a lot more going on here. Notice that there are 'manual' brakes both on the back and front, operated by servos - as opposed to the electric bikes above which use the speedo to brake on the rear wheel.
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    Last edited: Aug 27, 2012
  2. RedKat600

    RedKat600 Vintage Screwball Staff Member


  3. Yeah but the nitro ones are gas powered and have real exhaust and brake systems with calipers and rotors :D
     
  4. RedKat600

    RedKat600 Vintage Screwball Staff Member

    They have nitro dirt bikes too.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yuSVQimv2Lo

    Although I don't think they have disc brakes yet.
     
  5. I was on the Rc scene for a while....brushless power is definitely. Taking over.....nitro was too much of a hassle.
     
  6. I have two brushless whirlybirds and it's the way to go.
     
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