to change the rear ride height, and a rear wheel can be swapped out in half that time. “It looks like something is missing, but nothing is missing,” says the RC8’s creator, Wolfgang Felber. And the RC8 has been built to go racing. “We will go World Superbike
-piston calipersRear brake: 265mm disc, two-piston caliperDry weight: 152kg Seat height: 900mmFuel capacity: 9lTop speed: 118mph (est)Colours: White, black, red
: 45mm Kayaba forks, 230mm travelRear suspension: Air monoshock, adjustable via pump, 240mm travelFront brake: 305mm disc, two-piston caliperRear brake: 265mm disc, two-piston caliperDry weight: 175kgSeat height: 920mmFuel capacity: 13 litresTop speed
ENGINE CAPACITY - 449ccPOWER - N/ATORQUE - N/AWEIGHT - 113kgSEAT HEIGHT - N/A FUEL CAPACITY - 8.6L TOP SPEED - N/A 0-60 - n/aTANK RANGE - n/a
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