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Wednesday, January 17, 2007

Bare bones...

The Confederate Motor Company, located in Birmingham, (Alabama, that is) has some interesting motorcycles.

I was reading about the "Renovatio", which is as the title above suggests, a "bare bones" machine.

From the company's website:
"The machine is minimal; using the fewest pieces, moving parts and systems..."

I'll say; there's no actual frame...everything is attached directly to the engine.

I'd like to take one for a ride sometime...


Blogger MargeinMI said...

It looks like something The Boy would build with his Bionicles parts.

The seat looks incredibly uncomfortable (not to mention leaving your nether regions hanging in the wind), and where's the handlebars?

Maybe it's a 'starter kit' and then you add accessories (like handlebars) as you like. :o)

January 17, 2007 7:40 AM  
Blogger JR said...

Guess you have to pay extra for a license plate mount... hehehe...

January 17, 2007 8:34 AM  
Blogger camojack said...

The seat looks "ergonomic" to me, like the one on my bicycle.

The handlebars are there, though...look again.

It's a "work in progress", although I guess a license plate could hang from the back of the seat...

January 17, 2007 9:42 AM  
Blogger 'da Bunny said...

I'm with Marge...looks like a mighty uncomfortable ride to me!!

January 17, 2007 10:54 AM  
Blogger camojack said...

'da Bunny:
Well, I wouldn't want to ride it long distances, like I did recently on my Harley between Christmas and New Year...

January 18, 2007 12:28 AM  
Blogger Nightwalker said...

WOW what a cool bike!

January 19, 2007 8:43 PM  
Blogger camojack said...

Well, it's definitely different at any rate...and it's also American made.
(Always a plus in my book)

January 19, 2007 9:52 PM  
Blogger Beerme said...

I agree it looks uncomfortable but very cool! I just came from the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, I have to post some pics on the blog. There were some really neat cars there!

January 20, 2007 5:15 PM  
Blogger Kajun said...

There's a Hog on my blog.

January 20, 2007 5:19 PM  
Blogger camojack said...

Well then, I'll just have to check out your blog.

Yours, too...

January 21, 2007 12:18 AM  
Blogger camojack said...

Oh, look! It's time for...


January 21, 2007 12:18 AM  
Blogger boberin said...

That thing looks sooo cool!
Simple things appeal to my simple mind I guess.
Hi gang!

January 22, 2007 11:12 AM  
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January 23, 2007 12:35 AM  

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