Luna cycles Sur-Ron Electric trailbike

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  1. dogsslober

    dogsslober No neck tie, Ti neck

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  2. 2whlrcr

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    45mph is dangerous!!!

    I'd be leery about the mtb handlebar set up.
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  3. JDUBinCO

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    I saw that about a week ago. Looks like the Chinese are picking up where Zero had advanced from 6 years ago (19" wheels, low power, low-range P.O.S. dirtbike nobody wants) except less weight and less cost. It looks like it has Fast Ace suspension, which is interesting, and it is a looker! It looks punchy from a stop, but otherwise slow (6K watt motor = modified cfr50 output).

    Bottom line, I'm not interested, and I'm very interested in Ebikes. It just doesn't do it for me.

    Surely Luna will hot-rod it, as they do with all things electric, and make it faster. But Luna is a bunch of bike guys, not moto guys so will it have the suspension and chassis to make it a great bike? I doubt it. I'd like to eat crow on this one and have someone tell us all it's a fantastic dirt bike / ebike.

    As an aside, why in the hell does every e-bike video feature a burn-out???? Stoopid azz spode-sters!
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  4. dogsslober

    dogsslober No neck tie, Ti neck

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    Not going to replace a real motorcycle but the right place and trail could be a lot of fun
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  5. MrBob

    MrBob In the Pines. Supporter

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    Maneuverability and instant torque - a recipe for fun. That bike would be perfect on the mountain trails here in Colorado and altitude shouldn't make a difference in performance.
    Last Spring I coughed up a good chunk of change to buy my Electra Townie Go and since then it's been a totally reliable and super fun bicycle. I'm very encouraged by the quality of this bike and it's electrical system and where the market in general is going. I figure I'll have my first electric motorcycle within 5 years.
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    ninjamunky ¡Que buenos son! Supporter

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    It looks cool but the description says it's a mini motorcycle. It would be good for kids I guess
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  7. JDUBinCO

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    I assumed 19" Moto rims. I think it may be 26" mtb gear though. Similar to the Kuberg thingy for kids.
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  8. ex250mike

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    Looks alot better than the $3500-4000 entry level name brand pedal e-bikes. I wish I lived somewhere it would be useful.
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  9. haystack

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    What is the range/time between charges?
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    In case anyone was wondering why ebikes are being banned from open spaces and public lands, here it is.
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    A blizzard?
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    dogsslober No neck tie, Ti neck

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    Yes because people don't know the difference between a E bicycle and a E motorcycle, hence Cat1 Cat 2 Cat 3 designations.
    This bike should be a OHV only device !! or private property only
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  13. krampus von der fan

    krampus von der fan This one time at bant camp.....

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    besides anything over 20 mph and street riding is dangerous :fpalm
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  14. ninjamunky

    ninjamunky ¡Que buenos son! Supporter

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    Buy hey it says they will be offering a pedal kit for it. After that it's just a bicycle right
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  15. dogsslober

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    NOT a bicycle
    not even with pedals
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  16. ag_streak

    ag_streak Tiene Ruta Cuarenta? Super Supporter

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    One reviewer said 2 hours of easy trail riding, 1 hour of open-course use (hard use, I assume). 3 hours to recharge.
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  17. ninjamunky

    ninjamunky ¡Que buenos son! Supporter

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    Oh, I'm sorry... E-bike
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  18. semper-guzzi

    semper-guzzi Been here awhile

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    That Sur-ron is definitely more motorcycle than ebike for sure. It's much cheaper than a Zero equivilant. I can see the allure. I'm not sure, but if this thing has a VIN, it might be easy to license as a scooter. Even my ebike is more moped than bicycle I suppose. All that matters is its fun and i haven't been arrested yet.

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  19. fz6kd7

    fz6kd7 Long timer

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    If I go electric it will most likely be from luna cycles
    Either a kit or finished bike them seem like a reputable bunch

    I'll go pedal assist in some form
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    I like it!

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