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Old June 13 2009, 12:46 AM   #1
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KIRK's bike

The motor-bike he was riding wasn't a relic as much as the car was. I wonder what kind of motor it used because, at times, it sounded like the Jetson's car. I can only imagine what a GREEN Motorbike (meaning enviroment friendly) would look like. In fact, I hope it never happens!!!

Well, whatever it was, it seemed to move along pretty fast in one of those shots of him speeding in the night, on the way to Riverside. Did anyone happen to see what brand it was? Product endorcement?

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Old June 13 2009, 12:48 AM   #2
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AFAIK, it had no visible markings. Just a generic bike of the future.

Bet that yard supervisor was thrilled to get it for free, though...
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Old June 13 2009, 12:54 AM   #3
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AFAIK, it had no visible markings. Just a generic bike of the future.

Bet that yard supervisor was thrilled to get it for free, though...
Yep...How come something like that never happens to me!!

by the way...what does AFAIK mean?

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Old June 13 2009, 12:58 AM   #4
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what does AFAIK mean?
As Far As I Know
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Old June 13 2009, 01:10 AM   #5
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RobertScorpio wrote: View Post
The motor-bike he was riding wasn't a relic as much as the car was. I wonder what kind of motor it used because, at times, it sounded like the Jetson's car. I can only imagine what a GREEN Motorbike (meaning enviroment friendly) would look like. In fact, I hope it never happens!!!

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Oh, I wouldn't say that. A hydrogen-burning combustion engine (not a fuel cell) would be incredibly clean and powerful.
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Old June 13 2009, 01:11 AM   #6
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I'd like to point out-no helmet laws in the 22nd century. You'd think that the nanny state would have survived that long.
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Old June 13 2009, 01:24 AM   #7
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I'd like to point out-no helmet laws in the 22nd century.
There could be. Kirk probably would not obey them.
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Old June 13 2009, 02:44 AM   #8
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Personal force-field generator. If only poor Jim had the presence of mind to turn it on in the bar...
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Old June 13 2009, 02:51 AM   #9
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In the book, it makes a point of the fact that the wheels are "spokeless." Take a look at it; sure enough, they are spokeless. Kinda interesting.
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Old June 13 2009, 03:25 AM   #10
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Actually it's a BMW, you can see the emblem on the side toward the rear in the shot of Kirk looking up at the unfinished Enterprise.
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Old June 13 2009, 04:37 AM   #11
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I'd like to point out-no helmet laws in the 22nd century.
Yes there are - he's a rebel, damn it!
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Old June 13 2009, 06:26 AM   #12
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Actually it's a BMW, you can see the emblem on the side toward the rear in the shot of Kirk looking up at the unfinished Enterprise.
huh...going again to see in IMAX..will look for it..

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Old June 13 2009, 06:34 AM   #13
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I'd like to point out-no helmet laws in the 22nd century.
Yes there are - he's a rebel, damn it!
Or a Busey.
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Old June 13 2009, 06:49 AM   #14
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I thought at first it was a hover bike, screen shots flew by so fast couldnt tell.
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Old June 14 2009, 01:19 AM   #15
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That bike does not exist. If it was "for real" no one would buy it and it would not meet safety standards. Take a good look and tell me it is not prone to unwanted wheelies.

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