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Offline Chris

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BMW looks at the future - The next 100 years
« on: October 19, 2016, 10:26:42 am »
Those guys in Munich are celebrating their first 100 years by imagining where the next 100 years will take them.  The concept bike they've come up with couldn't possibly be built now or even in the near future.  It's more a guess at where motorcycles will be going in the future.  One good thing...BMW is certain motorcycles will be in that future.

Note the use of eye protectors as a heads up interface with the motorcycle and finger motions taking the place of switches and controls.  And the self balancing feature is nice.  No guess as to how the bike will be powered but BMW is betting they will make it look something like their traditional boxer powerplants.

Here's two videos.  The first shorter on shows the concept bike.  The second and longer one is a presentation by the BMW designers explaining their design.


The first:






The second:


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UjpAhBayKH8#t=774.738417
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Offline Luvmystar

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Re: BMW looks at the future - The next 100 years
« Reply #1 on: October 19, 2016, 06:12:51 pm »
Interesting.
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