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    Thread: I'm not usually into Quads.. but this thing is bad ass

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      05-24-2012 03:47 AM #1



















      and it's even for sale. http://marketplace.robbreport.com/mo...or-sale-388540

      "This vehicle has been specifically designed for Tarmac use, incorporating an innovative anti-roll suspension.The chassis geometry and braking system is race derived, delivering a high performance with light weight.The Axis quad is powered by a GSX 1400cc Suzuki digitally fuel injected engine.The rear limited-slip-differential is by Quaife Motorsport and includes a reverse gear. "
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      05-24-2012 04:28 AM #2
      that really is badass.

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      05-24-2012 04:44 AM #3
      Looks uncomfortable to ride. It doesn't look like it gives much for the thighs to grab onto, so a quick grab at the brakes might send the rider flying.
      Quote Originally Posted by apizzaparty View Post
      never thought once to use my lefty for the brake. sorry in my opinion it is dumb.

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      05-24-2012 04:52 AM #4
      Ew..

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      05-24-2012 05:34 AM #6
      meh...i'd rather just have a fast bike.
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      05-24-2012 07:34 AM #7
      Quote Originally Posted by leaftye View Post
      Looks uncomfortable to ride. It doesn't look like it gives much for the thighs to grab onto, so a quick grab at the brakes might send the rider flying.
      one quick turn will toss you too.

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      05-24-2012 07:49 AM #8
      Quote Originally Posted by unimogken View Post
      Yeah i'll keep waiting for an Atom!
      Quote Originally Posted by under the radar View Post
      meh...i'd rather just have a fast bike.
      Quote Originally Posted by Chapel View Post
      one quick turn will toss you too.
      Agreed to all three above quotes.
      This is an awesome concept. Sort of a quad turned Atom.
      Overall a sport bike would make more sense, or so I'd think.
      Unless there is some sort of quad road racing thing going on, then this is genius.
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      05-24-2012 08:02 AM #9
      What would it take to make something like this street legal? Similar to a dirtbike?
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      05-24-2012 08:57 AM #10
      Quote Originally Posted by deucestudios View Post
      What would it take to make something like this street legal? Similar to a dirtbike?
      Here in the US? No way.

      Four wheels = car regulations.

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      05-24-2012 09:09 AM #11
      Quote Originally Posted by McBanagon View Post
      Here in the US? No way.

      Four wheels = car regulations.
      In the ghetto there are no laws.
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      05-24-2012 09:23 AM #12
      Quote Originally Posted by ATL_Av8r View Post
      In the ghetto there are no laws.
      There is the law of the streets!

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      05-24-2012 09:32 AM #14
      badass? pfft...




      how about 500hp out of a BMW V12?

      http://www.ecofriend.com/entry/eco-r...d-500bhp-quad/
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      05-24-2012 10:42 AM #16
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      I'D BUY THAT FOR A DOLLAR!

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      05-24-2012 10:44 AM #17
      The background, color of the quad, and the angle of the camera all conspire to make it very hard to tell what I'm looking at. It makes my head hurt.

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      05-24-2012 10:46 AM #18
      while it looks awesome sitting, and is probably fast. it seems uncomfortable for any long period of time, plus i would be afraid of flying off of it... on top of all that, is it even legal to drive on the street? if not, seems like a waste of a quad

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      05-24-2012 10:47 AM #19
      Quote Originally Posted by McBanagon View Post
      Here in the US? No way.

      Four wheels = car regulations.
      That depends upon where you live.

      In DC/Maryland/Northern Virginia? No way.

      In Arizona? Yes, for $25 annually as long as it has working taillights and turn signals.

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      05-24-2012 11:04 AM #20
      I'm not usually into quads.

      I'm still not into them.
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      05-24-2012 11:09 AM #21
      Quote Originally Posted by EdRacer71 View Post
      badass? pfft...

      You would find bikers just standing the middle of the street saying,

      "Whoa, where'd my bike go? I swear I was just sitting on it a second ago."

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      05-24-2012 11:13 AM #22
      it costs as much as a car.... holy eff. pretty cool looking though!

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      05-24-2012 11:23 AM #23
      Quote Originally Posted by McBanagon View Post
      Here in the US? No way.

      Four wheels = car regulations.
      not quite - from http://www.atvsafety.gov/state/westvirginia.html

      ATV use is banned from paved roads with a center line or more than 2 lanes, except to cross and except for getting from one trail or field to another when traveling up to 10 miles no faster than 25 mph.

      which will get you pretty much anywhere you need

    24. 05-24-2012 11:24 AM #24
      Quote Originally Posted by EdRacer71 View Post
      badass? pfft...
      how about 500hp out of a BMW V12?
      Why not 500hp out of a V10.


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      05-24-2012 11:55 AM #25
      STI Quad??
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      its not your car...

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      05-24-2012 12:12 PM #26
      bitchin..

    27. 05-24-2012 12:13 PM #27
      I'd rather have this:


    28. 05-24-2012 01:53 PM #28
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      oh yeah, nice bike

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      05-24-2012 02:09 PM #29
      Quote Originally Posted by under the radar View Post
      meh...i'd rather just have a fast bike.
      Same here, or even a cruiser. I believe I'd feel safer on my 2 wheeled 700cc machine than the quad here.

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      05-24-2012 02:26 PM #31
      Quote Originally Posted by Chapel View Post
      one quick turn will toss you too.
      I didn't bother mentioning that because that's a trait in all vehicles like this.
      Quote Originally Posted by apizzaparty View Post
      never thought once to use my lefty for the brake. sorry in my opinion it is dumb.

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      05-24-2012 02:36 PM #32
      Quote Originally Posted by Dieselstation View Post
      and it's even for sale. http://marketplace.robbreport.com/mo...or-sale-388540

      "This vehicle has been specifically designed for Tarmac use, incorporating an innovative anti-roll suspension.The chassis geometry and braking system is race derived, delivering a high performance with light weight.The Axis quad is powered by a GSX 1400cc Suzuki digitally fuel injected engine.The rear limited-slip-differential is by Quaife Motorsport and includes a reverse gear. "

      No video of it running on a road? No proof that it is actually ride-able. At least the French made BMW contraption has a video.

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      05-24-2012 02:54 PM #33
      Quote Originally Posted by ATL_Av8r View Post
      In the ghetto there are no laws.
      QFT.

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      05-24-2012 02:55 PM #34
      Quote Originally Posted by zeewhiz View Post
      I'D BUY THAT FOR A DOLLAR!

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      05-24-2012 02:57 PM #35
      Quote Originally Posted by deucestudios View Post
      What would it take to make something like this street legal? Similar to a dirtbike?
      Here in SD all it would need is mirrors and to be registered.

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