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roadie

An employee of a touring band or musician who hauls and sets up their equipment for concerts. The unsung heroes of the tour are the roadies, who make everything run smoothly even in the worst conditions.

roadster

1. noun A small, usually two-seat sports car that is roofless or has a convertible top. Why on earth he thought it was sensible to buy a roadster with three small kids at home is beyond me! The only roadster I've ever really wanted is a 1967 Corvette Sting Ray.
2. verb To drive in such a car. I used to love roadstering through the countryside with my grandfather in his old Mercedes.

roadie

and roady
1. and roadster n. someone who helps rock groups set up for performances. I was a roadster for a while, but I didn’t like it.
2. and roadster in. to help rock groups set up. Let’s go downtown and roadster tonight. The Red Drips are in town.
3. mod. eager to travel; eager to get on the road. I get a little roady when the weather gets warm.

roadster

verb
See roadie
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Asked a few weeks ago when people might expect to see a hovering Roadster, Musk tweeted, "Maybe end of next year."
As much as it was a publicity stunt, shooting out a Roadster into space is insane and only Elon Musk could have pulled it off.
A series of roadsters with active aerodynamics and steering wheels will be limited to 750 copies.
The petrol engine powers the rear wheels and the electric motor, run from a lithium-ion battery, drives the front, giving you four-wheel drive which keeps the Roadster firmly planted on the road even at extra high speed on corners.
Combined, the two power sources give the i8 Roadster a total output of 374hp which is good enough to accelerate from 0 to 60 in 4.6 seconds - just shy of the 4.4 seconds of the Coupe.
Compared to the AMG GT Roadster, the AMG GT S Roadster is rendered even more dynamic by numerous modifications to the engine, suspension, brakes, design and interior.
As standard, the AMG GT S Roadster is equipped with an electronically controlled locking differential at the rear axle, which is integrated into the compact transmission housing.
The most intense form of new dynamic roadster performance is embodied by the BMW Z4 M40i.
At the launch of the Tesla Semi lorry, the Roadster unexpectedly rolled off the back of the truck, with Tesla CEO Elon Musk saying: "People have asked us for a long time, 'When are you going to make a new Roadster?' We are making it now.
Alongside the AMG GT Roadster, the AMG GT C Roadster enhances the portfolio with a completely new model that, with an output of 410 kW (557 hp) and peak torque of 680 Nm, also makes it the most powerful.
If you want to beat Porsche at its own game then you need to cover more bases than that, so Merc has added an R version to rival the 911 GT3 - which has 576bhp and the looks to match - and a roadster because Porsche makes a soft top 911.
The AMG GT Roadstewr has a power output of 476bhp and the AMG GT C Roadster takes that up to 557bhp.
A tailor-made customer commission undertaken by Q by Aston Martin, the Vantage GT12 Roadster takes the original Vantage GT12 Coupe's hardcore ethos and adds "the visceral thrill of open-top driving, offering the driver an intensified sensation of exhilaration and the unfiltered fury of a 600PS V12 soundtrack".
San Francisco, CA, June 30, 2016 --(PR.com)-- Roadster, the leader in eCommerce solutions for car buying and leasing, today announced that it will be making its best in class, mobile first, eCommerce platform available as a white labeled solution for dealers.
The other bike was a redesigned Roadster with a 1,202cc twin-cylinder motor, signature peanut-style gas tank, and new USD front forks.