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Thread: Thoughts on the Rumble

  1. #21
    Old EV Racer EVcycle's Avatar
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    Nope, I do not see the resemblance.

    Last edited by EVcycle; 22 May 2018 at 1444.
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    It has finally arrived... Logistics from hell.
    I unpacked the Rumble and put together the bits that needed putting together.
    It had 55% charge, so I did a little test run on the street. It's currently limited, so I will change that later.
    I'm away for a week. I'll sort out reg. and insurance when I get back.
    I'll post a proper review after that.

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    Cute. Looking forward to your review.
    Richard - Current bikes: 2018 16.6 kWh Zero S, 2016 BMW R1200RS, 2011 Royal Enfield 500, 2009 BMW F650GS, 2005 Triumph T-100 Bonneville, 2002 Yamaha FZ1 (FZS1000N) and a 1978 Honda Kick 'N Go Senior.

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    Contrary to a couple of comments above neither the Bimota Tesi nor the Britten had a leading link fork. The Tesi uses hub center steering and the Britten is a variant of the Hossack/Fior front suspension. The Rumble has a long leading link fork with the link pivot behind the tire, as in Ernie Earles' patent from the 1950s as used on BMWs and MV Agustas. The Rumble has even greater steered mass rotating around the steering axis than the Earles' fork which probably isn't doing them anything good but it may not be an issue considering the performance envelope of the vehicle. It is an interesting design of LLF, the first I've seen done this way.


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