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toastie

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can you use the c5 on the road .
« on: 03, July, 2011 - 19:50:22 »
hello , im new to this but very keen , just to check are you still aloud them on the road ? many thanks d

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Re: can you use the c5 on the road .
« Reply #1 on: 03, July, 2011 - 20:19:51 »
oH YES !!!   ;D

toastie

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Re: can you use the c5 on the road .
« Reply #2 on: 03, July, 2011 - 20:23:57 »
nice one :) now i need to tool up and go shopping :)

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Re: can you use the c5 on the road .
« Reply #3 on: 03, July, 2011 - 20:50:29 »
No problem as long as you are 14 years old or older ..And you do not need   insurance +No road tax+ No M.O.T . You can go on the road but be carfull. Bye Chas

toastie

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Re: can you use the c5 on the road .
« Reply #4 on: 03, July, 2011 - 22:00:57 »
cheers , i dont intended going far but is nice to know its all legal ,

how does its stand with the drink drive limit ? not that i want to get hammered

 and ride it but if i had a couple of pints and hit the limit would they do me ?

cheers d

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Re: can you use the c5 on the road .
« Reply #5 on: 04, July, 2011 - 01:12:10 »
You coudld still be tested under Road traffic act and tested, applies to cars and bikes inc pedal cycles  :'(

So best not to drink and ride  8)

Have fun !

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Re: can you use the c5 on the road .
« Reply #6 on: 04, July, 2011 - 17:05:39 »
Also not mentioned is that to drive / ride a C5 on the road it should not have been modified (appart from accessories - indicators, mirrors, etc). The motor should be no more than 250 Watt at 12v - producing no more than 15mph.  ??? ??? ??? ???

But who would now unless you go passed PLOD11 at 55mph in C5000. ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D

Lance

toastie

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Re: can you use the c5 on the road .
« Reply #7 on: 04, July, 2011 - 18:03:00 »
nice one chaps  , i would like a fairly standard one i think so should be ok on the side of things but 55 mph sounds fun :)

Karl

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Re: can you use the c5 on the road .
« Reply #8 on: 04, July, 2011 - 18:27:56 »
hello , im new to this but very keen , just to check are you still aloud them on the road ? many thanks d

If you take a browse through the forum guide you'll find a link to the full answer   ;) ;

http://c5alive.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=627.0

The law and the Sinclair C5
http://c5alive.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=1074.0


...the forum guide is well worth looking through , especially if you're new to the weird and wonderful world of the Sinclair c5  8)

toastie

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Re: can you use the c5 on the road .
« Reply #9 on: 04, July, 2011 - 19:04:24 »
cheers again chaps , i will keep looking though the threads but im not the best with word and struggle to find little bits of info in large blocks of text plus its nice to interact and get to know whos who and whats what . im on the hunt now for the right one and hope to be able to contribute i bit to the forum once if graped it all :)


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Re: can you use the c5 on the road .
« Reply #10 on: 05, July, 2011 - 07:38:53 »
A pint on a C5 run is always really nice, but only the one as you don't need to be drunk  to have a right laugh or get attention on a C5  :D

Retro Andy.

Karl

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Re: can you use the c5 on the road .
« Reply #11 on: 05, July, 2011 - 08:29:37 »
.. im on the hunt now for the right one...



..take a browse through the buyers guide , should help prevent you getting your fingers burnt and provide some useful haggling points as well  :);
 Buyers Guide
http://c5alive.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=429.0

toastie

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Re: can you use the c5 on the road .
« Reply #12 on: 05, July, 2011 - 13:52:17 »
thanks , very good stuff , iv had a read though and will again before looking at one .:)