New Quad Bike for BIG boy racing!

LEGO® Technic designer Milan Reindl with the 2015 Quad Bike pullback (42032)

Milan shows off the big bad pullback bike.

The 42033 Record Breaker has company on the pullback shelf this season. What is the 42034 Quad Bike like in comparison?

The Quad Bike and the Record Breaker show two different ways you can really get the most out of our pullback system. One thing they have in common is that they have no steering so they don’t swerve off course when you race. In the Quad Bike, we have turned the pullback motor upwards at a 90 degree angle. That gives the bike higher ground clearance and makes room for a visible “engine” detail. I think that’s a very cool feature. And these tires are the biggest we have ever had on a pullback.

LEGO® Technic designer Milan Reindl with the 2015 Quad Bike pullback (42032)

Image: Milan holding the Quad Bike
LEGO® Technic designer Milan Reindl with the 2015 Quad Bike pullback (42034)

 

How do the big tires and pullback position affect how it drives?

As a rule of thumb, big tires on a pullback mean big distance. And for the Quad Bike it also means you can make your race a little more off-road-ish. The bike can clear most minor obstacles on a racing surface. But of course, the smoother the surface is, the farther it goes.

You mention off-road – is this a heavier duty model than most other pullbacks?

It IS one of our heavier pullbacks, very sturdy, and the amount of testing we have done is the same as for all our other models. It’s definitely built for action – it even has the bull bar in front to clear the way. It is kind of rough, but I think the panels and sticker colors (yellow and turquoise) give the bike a highly detailed finish.

If you haven’t already, watch the Record Breaker vs. Quad Bike race!