HUSQVARNA'S latest supermoto, the SMR511 has been released.Featuring a four valve, dual camshaft, fuel-injected 478cc engine, it weighs 118kg and features fully adjustable Marzocchi 50mm inverted forks with 250mm of travel. The rear Sachs shock
comprises of DK's handlebars, rear fender, headlight, rear light, belt cover, petrol tank, seat, pillion seat cover and speedo. The bodywork is made from hand-pressed aluminium. The kit costs £4,500.
A BIT of Friday crash footage for you:Watch the camera bike get rear ended by an over-eager follower in this brief clip.We reckon he must feel like a right plonker!
and slammed rear suspension. The low solo seat, under-bar mounted mirrors and clean rear fender give the Forty-Eight’s a unique look, like no other production bike on the market. But althougfh the 48 looks straight out of the 1950's, the 1200cc machine
We like this - courtesy of our friends at FTWCO.Spot the two rear wheel brake calipers. Spot the proximity of passing traffic. Spot the plethora of protective clothing.Probably not a good bike to buy when it comes up on the secondhand market
After 1900 hard track day miles on the Michelin Power Pures ('D front E rear') it is time for a change. There is plenty meat to play with up front but my Kwik Fit depth gauge shouts ‘slick’ when I put it anywhere near the rear tyre. Overall I
It may only be the first test session of 2012 but from the times it is clear that everyone is still chasing Casey Stoner.This corner in particular is infamous for capturing riders sliding the rear, as demonstrated by Valentino Rossi, but on his
Robert Maddox featured here a while back with his Pulse Jet-powered bicycle. Seems he's gone a step further this time and built a Pulse Jet bike with 250lb of thrust, no rear suspension, no front brake and a claimed 200mph top speed. We approve.
the number of turns the gearbox sprocket makes to each single turn of the rear wheel and is calculated by: driven gear divided by the drive gear. Example: 40 tooth rear sprocket divided by 16-tooth gearbox sprocket = 2.5. So 2.5:1 is the ratio of turns
inverted HMAS cartridge-type telescopic fork with stepless preload, compression and rebound adjustment, 120mm axle travel Rear Unit Pro-Link with gas-charged HMAS damper featuring 13-step preload and stepless compression and rebound
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