Someone calling himself "Gibbs" stole my PWC/motorcycle idea.

Discussion in 'Boat Design' started by Squidly-Diddly, Nov 22, 2015.

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    Looks like this guy might have started long ago, and can't stop. :p

    Actually there was a guy with a dirt bike who did this exact thing on a U-tube video, maybe 6 months ago. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lDi9uFcD7XI

    Sorry Squiddly, but every time I think I invented something someone else has been working on it for a time.
    I console myself that I didn't get it from anyone else - I thunk it on my own.
    Seems that ideas just have a "natural" time to be born (enough data/ information has accumulated).
     
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    Love the big red sculpture. Must be a hoot when the wind gets up and its Develop able too!
     
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    great find Upchurch, Yipster was talking about something similar in my original PWC/bike thread.

    IIRC he wanted to use a 2wd bike like a Trailbreaker with the massive balloon tires.

    I think with a few minor mods you could get a bike to get up on top of the water from a submerged position.

    First mod might be a nice puffy fairing for some floation, and bit of puff at the rear fender/seat. After that is just an intake snorkle and some other water proofing.
     

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    best "installation art" I've seen and doesn't pollute an already special view.
     
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