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Guest littlecog
Travel as both practical reality and philosophical metaphor is central to our experience as citizens of this planet. It also constitutes a large area of design opportunity and obbsession. So come on, [b]show us your wheels![/b] They don't have to be your own wheels. How about wheels we covet?

Here is one of my favourite vehicles mainly because it was custom built for me by [b]Tom Board[/b], one of the last post-war english frame builders and now retired (if not dead). Built entirely by hand and eye (no jigs to ensure alignment) by a crusty remant who may or may not have been drinking too much Polish vodka at the time. A motley selection of Reynolds 531 tubing and in its current incarnation set up as a [b]fixed wheel urban assualt vehicle[/b]. The very manifestation of [b]velophelia[/b].

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Guest ron66
Normally I ride on 4 wheels but these wheels are my favorite and I have a Blast whenever I can. 1981 Ducati 900 a real classic bike in the making. Timeless design and the raw essense of motorcycling and technology that inspires.

My [url="http://www.ducatifora.com/modules/mx_album/album_pic.php?pic_id=1629"]Wheels[/url]

Cheers, Ron

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Guest BjornHeirman.nl
This is my ride. Got it for allmost a year now and done 20.000 km's already.

I know what brand/type this is. Do you? Guess :P .

Björn

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Guest BjornHeirman.nl
no no no.. right direction though.. :P:P


BTW it's a Daihatsu Charade '93 1.3 16V EFI

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Guest Xriry
Here is my ride. Ive had it 4.5 years, put 80,000 miles on it, i drive it everywhere. Ive changed almost every part on it, some of the big things include. I changed the engine in it, and it now has around 350 HP. It used to be an automatic, but i changed that also, and now has a 5 speed manual.

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Guest Coppi51
Here's my 2 wheeled ride:

[img]http://filebox.vt.edu/users/eklemm/Trek7.jpg[/img]

My 4 wheeled Turbo ride:
[img]http://filebox.vt.edu/users/eklemm/7_1.jpg[/img]

And my trusty daily driver:
[img]http://filebox.vt.edu/users/eklemm/erikshow.jpg[/img]

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Those are some sweet rides guys, I'll try to snap some pics tomorrow of mine, I'm sure you will all be most impressed :P

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Guest l6a6w6s6
Rotary power!

I also steer a turbocharged beast.

[img]http://www.sr20tuning.com/greycar005.jpg[/img]
[img]http://www.sr20tuning.com/greycar006.jpg[/img]

Nissan 180sx (known as a 200sx in some European countries).

Very modified, makes about 400hp and weighs only ~1160kg.

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Guest Coppi51
nice!...sweet 180! I've been toying with the idea of buying a 240 and doing the swap...cause here in America we never got the SR20DET turbo 2.0L engine.

*edit: not sure if you are in the US or not :P * hehe

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Guest ron66
[quote name='ron66' date='Oct 4 2004, 06:58 PM']Normally I ride on 4 wheels but these wheels are my favorite and I have a Blast whenever I can. 1981 Ducati 900 a real classic bike in the making. Timeless design and the raw essense of motorcycling and technology that inspires.

My [url="http://www.ducatifora.com/modules/mx_album/album_pic.php?pic_id=1629"]Wheels[/url]

Cheers, Ron[/quote]
My wheels have everything to do with becomming a Designer. Long before I became a Designer I was working on all kinds of mopeds and motorcycles and had a habit of modifying everything making it into my liking.

Cu, Ron

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