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Re: Yamaha's Deinonychus Electric Motorcycle

What's next, Triceratops trucks, Dino Diesels, Archaeopteryx autos?

I finally got access to my website (for the first time in 4 months because of a technical issue upline) an am updating it all week from this summers activities. There are some new freshly uncovered Hell Creek finds spread in and about the older posted photos.

www. cattleranch.org

Frank Bliss
MS Biostratigraphy
Weston, Wyoming

On Oct 26, 2005, at 11:13 AM, Richard W. Travsky wrote:

yes, really.

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DEINONYCHUS (Special exhibition model: prototype)

Taking full advantage of the greater chassis design freedom afforded by an in-wheel motor, this is Yamaha's proposal of a completely new type of two-wheel-drive (2WD) EV (electric vehicle) with "Stretch & Shrink" functions in the vertical and horizontal directions that brings a very Yamaha joy of riding. In addition to the great drivability of the 2WD it is possible to adjust not only the riding position but also the silhouette of the chassis to fit the rider's body size, riding environment, road surface conditions and personal preference. This is Yamaha's proposal of a bike of the future that offers the kind of personal fit only possible with an electric vehicle.

I suppose it would be great for getting about in the field, eh?