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Old 24 January 2007, 17:50   #1
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Anyone used a wetbike before?

I keep seeing the original James Bond type wetbikes like below for sale and I'm tempted. What are they like to ride?

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difficult, but great fun for 10 minutes once you've mastered it. i would think it's almost impossible to get spares now.
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10 minutes? That good eh?
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fraid so. It's a devil to master though, just when you think you've cracked it, it dumps you!
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Hi rode one in 85 i seem to remember it was a lot of fun i got a seadoo now but i would still like another wet bike.
did some research a while ago and found an owners club i think its in the uk
maybe US anyhow they seem to be able to get parts ok.
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fraid so. It's a devil to master though, just when you think you've cracked it, it dumps you!
Dirk, You talking about Golf or Marriage??????
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I keep seeing the original James Bond type wetbikes like below for sale and I'm tempted. What are they like to ride?

Nos,

If you want to go down this route, look for a waveblaster 2, during the 90's I had a chance to try all the Yam PWC's, the above was head and shoulders better because it was like a bike,you could really lean into turns without the pickup coming out of the water,they all got faster after that but none were as much fun.
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If you want to go down this route, look for a waveblaster 2, during the 90's I had a chance to try all the Yam PWC's, the above was head and shoulders better because it was like a bike,you could really lean into turns without the pickup coming out of the water,they all got faster after that but none were as much fun.
Damn! I just missed one of those!
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