BMW's riderless motorcycle

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  1. Two on Tour

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    It went straight through a stop sign perhaps cannot read English.
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  3. Two on Tour

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    Probably programmed by a pushbike rider. :LOL:
     
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    Great lead in technology, but to what end?

    Picture the Sunday morning ride out and you can’t be bothered getting out of bed, you can just send the bike out on it’s own, winner.

    As mentioned before, what happens when you need to pop your foot down at the lights:)

    Think they need to look at hondas ideas and besides, whose’s going to take the cat for a ride:)
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  5. PhilG

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    Why... just because you can, doesnt mean you should.
     
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    pappajohn Funster Life Member

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    Can someone tell me...... WHY ??

    Go on, what is the point.
    You can't sit back and read the newspaper, you can't sit and have a bowl of soup, You can't have a sleep
    WHAT'S THE POINT ? ?
    You may as well burn your licence and become a pillion.
     
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    Now i've seen it all !
     
  8. Shrimp

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    Frightening!
    I can’t see the point as we ride motorbikes for the thrill, the excitement and the freedom!
     
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    Did you watch the video?
     
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    Did you watch the video?
     
  11. PhilG

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    Yes, what can you possibly learn about a bike riding at that speed.
     
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    Yes what is the point?
     
  13. Boringfrog

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    So that's a no then...:cycle:
     
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    What makes you say that . Its all well and good taking the rider out of the equation, but that totally misses the point of a motorbike. The rider is part of the equation, and always will be .
     
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    At last, a totally safe way to go on a motorcycle. :cycle:
     
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    Ok, do you naysayers believe that when we sent men to the moon that we just went for it?

    No, small evolutionary steps along the way?

    Just one big leap into the unknown?

    For those that have said that they watched the video, did you have the audio on?

    The answer to the question ‘Why?’ Is in the video.

    Ian
     
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    Another:

     
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    Having invented the rider less motorbike, I have trumped them by inventing the motorbike less rider. I call it a pedestrian.
     
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    I can see their point as a test bed, but don't really want my motorcycle to be deciding whether I'm riding it in accordance with some faceless boffins theoretical rulebook, its a bike I want to be able to rag it a bit and I'm probably old enough to decide for myself whether i'm being a menace or a hazard to other people - hopefully?

    Edit, although it could be embarrssing if it decided you were riding like an old lady and starting notifying you.
     
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    Exactly.. the whole point of a bike is the freedom, and the 'being as one' with the bike, that you just dont get in a car , no matter how much money you spend. I will go as far as saying that i dont even like ABS and traction control on bikes, but i appreciate there are those that do.
     
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