They had Stirling Moss ride one up a hill in heavy traffic. He wasnt happy.gbb said:I remember when they were launched...massive deal. In the papers TV, everywhere.
It must have been the biggest letdown for them...i only ever saw one personally.
I'm not surprised. The one i saw sounded like a plastic tub trunding along with plastic wheels...I just remember thinking....'i didnt expect it to sound like that 'mickle said:They had Stirling Moss ride one up a hill in heavy traffic. He wasnt happy.
'Cept he didnt have the good sense to approach the British human power club for input before he commited it to the injection molding machine. Any number of people would have told him that it would be slow, inefficient and uncomfortable. You couldnt even adjust it for leg length for chrissakes.dondare said:I remember seeing a few of these when they first came out, usually promoting something. The problem was, they were ahead of their time. A fully-faired recumbent trike with electric power doesn't seem like such a bad idea now.
By todays standards the Speccy is childishy simple...but they opened a new world to some of us.yenrod said:Remember the Spectrum !
The ZX81! 1K of Memory, only black and white and no lowercase letters. Annoying touch-sensitive keyboard, and it was incredibly slow. Amazing at the time that you could get a computer for £40.gbb said:I cant remember if there was ANYTHING before the Spectrum...loads came after, but AFAIR nothing before.