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    World's first electric e-bike "scrambler"

    Here is the latest big e-bike idea, an electric "scrambler". The "World's first". Kind of like a heavy electric mountain bike. But I do like the seat. Not a bad price for an e-bike, considering what you are getting in the way of a chassis and power train, though.

    It is amazing how many random electric vehicles are being introduced on the internet. It will be even more amazing if more than a few of these big ideas ever make money for their inventors. https://electricmotorcycles.news/sur...ambler-e-bike/
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    It's not a terrible design, but claiming "world's first" is some pretty bold marketing. As in "look out, don't step in the marketing".

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mandres View Post
    It's not a terrible design, but claiming "world's first" is some pretty bold marketing. As in "look out, don't step in the marketing".
    It's also NOT a Scrambler, That part is apparently "marketing" too.


    It's the world's first Electric Scrambler in the same way the Rumble is the world's first Electric Cafe Racer.
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    Oh for the love of ****.

    It's not even remotely reminiscent of a scrambler. What a load of shit. It's also ugly as ****. There are also several other bikes that have been around for years that are just like it if not better. Stealth, for one. https://www.stealthelectricbikes.com...h-b-52-bomber/

    THIS is a ****ing scrambler:



    "Created by international award winning motorcycle designer Michael Uhlarik, the SURU Scrambler aims to expand the potential market for powered two wheelers. “There are so many people who love the look and feel of cafe racer and dirt tracker style motorcycles” observed Uhlarik. "

    First, Michael of all people should know better, but I've had my issues with stuff he's said and done with Amarok. (He's been nothing but a perfect gentleman to me, though. But shit, Mike, just stop it.)

    Second, if I hear some numbnuts refer to almost anything they want as a "cafe bike" I think my head is gonna essplode.
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    I grew up in the 1960-70's (I'm an old fart) and I always thought a cafe racer was any street legal "race bike" modified from anything... anything goes... no modification restrictions whatsoever. When I think of "scramblers", I think of Hare and Hound Enduros (sometimes called Scramblers) of yesteryear. The kind of races Steve McQueen is famous for, and my good old friend Roger Langevin used to compete with. Those were the days!
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    I'm about as old as you are.

    Everything I can say about cafe bikes is here: https://evmc2.wordpress.com/2013/03/...nd-obsessions/
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    We never limited Cafe bikes just to Ducatis only. An example of an exceptional Cafe bike could be a modified Honda 400-4 Supersport, or any of the Honda 4 cylinder supersport family could be cafe bikes with the right handlebars or clip-ons, 1/4 fairing, solo seat, rear sets, exhaust, carb and suspension mods, drilled out everything! We've come along way since the 70's!!

    There would be any number of different make and model cafe bikes parked at the Rock Store or Newcomb's Ranch every Sunday morning. Some of them were amazing too!
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