TTXGP: Brammo announce two-bike line-up

Two bikes and two riders for Brammo in the world's first emission-free motorcycle road race

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Submitted by Visordown News on Fri, 22/05/2009 - 15:53

AMERICAN ELECTRIC motorcycle manufacturer Brammo have announced they are to enter TWO bikes and riders in the 2009 Isle of Man TTXGP.

The company have also released full specs on their battery powered bike; Brammo's machine, the TTR, runs on 8 batteries, weighs 360lbs, rides on Marchesini wheels and should be good for a top speed of over 125mph.

The TTXGP - the world's first emission-free motorcycle road race, takes place on 12th June 2009.

Specifications

Battery: 8 Twelve-Volt Modules, 8 kWh Lithium Polymer, 100 Volts
Peak Battery Bus

Motor: Brushless Design, Permanent Magnet, AC Synchronous

Frame: Extruded Aluminum from SAPA, stock/production rails

Body: Stock/production Enertia body panels

Fairing: Brammo sourced, OE spec

Rear Section: Brammo Design, SLA by SCICON Technologies

Weight: 360 Lbs

Dimensions:

Wheelbase: 55.5"

Seat height: 34.5"

Ground clearance: 7"

Forks: Brammo-spec, OE-sourced, Traxxion Dynamics AK, Gas Cartridge kitted

Shock: Elka - tunable compression & rebound

Steering damper: Ohlins

Wheels: Marchesini

Front: 17" Forged Magnesium

Rear: 17" Forged Magnesium

Brakes: Brembo - Brammo-spec

Tyres: Dunlop - Brammo-spec, Isle of Man compound

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