When cars are too expensive

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Re: When cars are too expensive

Post by Ghostwriter » Sat Nov 02, 2019 3:48 am

explorer wrote:
Fri Nov 01, 2019 5:56 pm
If you want to be environmentally friendly and not use fuel at all.

Image

I have thought about making something like this, but I probably never will. You could make it pedal with electric assist, and the roof could be solar panels.

You could even make it with a back seat, and a space for luggage, and call it an environmentally friendly alternative to a tuk tuk.
We call them Rosalie or Cuistax in French, and Gowes in Indonesian. Check out these, people have actually fun to rent and ride them, around the Sultan's palace ! It has become a good little business, affordable stuff and quick small money to be done. Well, at 60.000 rp (4 $) for a car with 15 mn ride, and no fuel to refill, it's actually a good business, best at night, fresh cycling with funny lights. I suspect they would love it here, all around Koh Pich and Independence Mon.

Slo-mo traffic though.

I guess it allows the cars-non-owners to get a glimpse of the good life, blocking the SUVs, driving a big shiny thinggy around the top-spot, with friends and girlfriends....It's actually a smart idea, because you can also chat your bird and more, see and be seen around, just like big cars/bike owners showing-off.

Fresh wind, cheap copycat of the elites, without the seriousness and drama.
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Nevermind, i'm not here anyway.
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Re: When cars are too expensive

Post by SternAAlbifrons » Sat Nov 02, 2019 4:28 am

Ghostwriter wrote:
Sat Nov 02, 2019 3:48 am
explorer wrote:
Fri Nov 01, 2019 5:56 pm
If you want to be environmentally friendly and not use fuel at all.

I have thought about making something like this.. You could make it pedal with electric assist, and the roof could be solar panels.
.. an environmentally friendly alternative to a tuk tuk.
.. people have actually fun to rent and ride them....It has become a good little business.... affordable stuff and quick small money to be done.
...and no fuel to refill.... it's actually a good business... I suspect they would love it here...

the good life, blocking the SUVs, driving a big shiny thinggy around the top-spot, with friends and girlfriends.... smart idea.....chat your bird and more... see and be seen around, just like big cars/bike owners showing-off.

Fresh wind, cheap copycat of the elites, without the seriousness and drama.
Ghost/Explorer/anybody, please please please
Do it. ^^

... you could probably sell some to the new-rich cool crew too.
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Re: When cars are too expensive

Post by Ghostwriter » Sat Nov 02, 2019 4:36 am

Can't, won't come back.
The vid is from the place i will still go, in Java.

The first take it all. Got to make 100 units straightaway.

Explorer maybe, since he talked about it first ?

Anyway, i'm more like a Imagekind of guy.
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Re: When cars are too expensive

Post by SternAAlbifrons » Sat Nov 02, 2019 4:49 am

Find the right local biz partner..
- maybe a bright, young, outside the box, first daughter studying marketing at RUPP
with a boyfriend in unconventional engineering and a rich daddy.

But yeah, it is probably too late,
they would need to be more like cheap, eco-friendly, solar and pedal powered Hummers to survive on the roads these days.
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