Racing or just playing with controlling a remote-controlled motorcycle is one of the most fascinating types of RC vehicle available today. Still largely unheard of by many they are always fascinating to watch flying around the race track or just playing around in open areas.
The bikes look very realistic and awesome as static models, and they look and behave just like there 1:1 scale big brothers and sisters in action. Exciting to watch duels between 2 or more bikes battling for position on the race track is captivating to both viewers and drivers alike.
Piloting an RC bike differs in many ways from driving a remote-controlled car. Although the racing line is often the same, the turning technique is completely different. For this reason, RC car drivers need a little time to adjust. If you like to be challenged and enjoy the rewards of a little practice and patience then keep reading.
RC Bikes have been manufactured since the early 70's on and off, however over the past 10-15 years there has been a huge leap in evolution through racing and a good amount of R&D through the biking community. Today the available RC-bikes in the market are now technically mature, allow tuning over a wide range of parameters, for example, a bike can be transformed by changing a few small settings from a forgiving beginner’s bike into a highly bred racing machine.
Depending on your taste and budget there are many models available today. Scale sizes as small as 1:27, 1:10, 1:8, 1:5 up to the larger off-road bikes of 1:4 Scale. The smaller scale bikes are more suited to small indoor tracks or areas where a clean smooth surface is available. If you are thinking about joining a club and getting involved with some fun racing then ideally a 1:5 or 1:8 bike would suit best.
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