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Old 08-05-2012, 10:48 PM   #1
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Offroading on mars

YES YOU FUCKING TREE HUGGERS, IT IS AN OFFROAD VEHICLE!

http://thelede.blogs.nytimes.com/201...-land-on-mars/
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Old 08-05-2012, 11:38 PM   #2
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the guy just said how much it cost in tax dollars.

under 7 bucks per american. imagine where a hundred bucks a person could get us to.
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Old 08-05-2012, 11:40 PM   #3
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Old 08-05-2012, 11:50 PM   #4
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they just showed the guy who gets to drive it. he was all excited looking at and studying the terrain and stuff. could be a dirtbiker!
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Old 08-05-2012, 11:50 PM   #5
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Old 08-06-2012, 02:49 AM   #6
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Eek

Geez, I'm a tree hugger and yet love riding off road with my 1200 and 800GS.

What's with the anti-tree hugger attitude?
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Old 08-06-2012, 10:36 AM   #7
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Here in California tree huggers hate dirtbike riders. Maybe it's different in Canada eh? 800 and 1200 gs? Maybe ride dirt roads. Not offroad.
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Old 08-06-2012, 09:52 PM   #8
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Old 08-06-2012, 10:07 PM   #9
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I disagree dicky, it's the pinnacle of human technology. Besides, it puts us that much closer to getting the galactic empires flying dirtbikes, the ones from return of the Jedi. Robotic limbs n such. No more arm pump or whoops!
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Old 08-06-2012, 10:34 PM   #10
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Eh? Food for thought...

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YES YOU FUCKING TREE HUGGERS, IT IS AN OFFROAD VEHICLE!

http://thelede.blogs.nytimes.com/201...-land-on-mars/
1. Is it really offroading on Mars when Mars has no roads?

2. Are they using the OHV funds to pay for this?

3. 2.5 billion dollars, is it worth it?
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Old 08-07-2012, 03:43 AM   #11
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2 stealth bombers or explore another planet. Easy pick for humanity. Yea the tree hugger part is over the top but I still think it should be done furthering science and technology.
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Old 08-07-2012, 05:22 AM   #12
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under 7 bucks per american. imagine where a hundred bucks a person could get us to.
Preach it, brother.
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Old 08-07-2012, 05:26 AM   #13
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I heard Harley made the rover...has straight pipes and fringe...broke down already near Crater #2
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Old 08-07-2012, 06:29 AM   #14
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Old 08-07-2012, 06:41 AM   #15
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Here in California tree huggers hate dirtbike riders. Maybe it's different in Canada eh? 800 and 1200 gs? Maybe ride dirt roads. Not offroad.
But the even crazier thing is we love trees! where else are we going to get any facking shade? So we love trees, just not trail closing tree "huggers" but we love trees too, dont hug them, but run into them from time to time..


and the only thing missing from the Mars Rover? a facking ADV STICKER!
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