It's not like my 10R lacks power; 173bhp on the dyno, to be precise. It was the claimed weight savings that made me think it would be worth spending a morning skinning my knuckles and swearing at inanimate objects. Leo Vince reckon the GP Pro exhaust is 78% lighter than the stock...
slipper clutch with servo for improved feel and performanceElectronic key - as seen on Kawasaki GTR - for improved securityCheck back later for full specs and more analysis of Ducati's BMW GS rival.
the vehicle's batteries. The machine can run on just the petrol motor, just the electric motors, or all three together.Think that's impressive? An electronic servo control unit tips the cockpit from side-to-side in order to help the Motus negotiate corners
krpm the bike was hesitating and not revving cleanly. At first we thought it could have been the exhaust valve cables - which I've not disconnected from the servo. But then I scratched my head and thought it couldn't be, because the bike runs fine
rely on either relatively slow-moving servos, or faster-acting solenoids, to adjust otherwise-conventional valves, the Bitubo ER shock needs relatively few moving parts and should react almost instantly.Of course, the efficiency of the shocks
lug looks like it's missing but otherwise all good: £757. Under-headlight trim: £58. Ducati suspension tie rod: £109. Lambda sensor: £1010. Exhaust servo and cables: £1011. Pillion pegs, slightly grazed: £1012. Horn: £513. Left Hand Mirror
are designed to mimic the human face – an image the human eye is naturally drawn to. Honda’s research claims this makes a motorcyclist more visible to car drivers.That chrome exhaust end-can is yet another example of the effects of draconian noise regs. A servo
Cat than being big for big’s sake. Like that on Aprilia’s RSV4 and the new Harleys, it features a servo-operated flap to kill the decibels at low revs5. Clutch and transmissionThe manual VFR gets a mechanical slipper clutch and four drive-train dampers
catalytic converter and now a six - not five - speed gearbox. Brakes are also upgraded. You now get the EVO servo-assisted brakes and (as an optional extra) the BMW ABS system. New wheels (starfish alloys) replace the older three-spoke ones and you get a
.And the worst bit? The noise of the impact made the dogs bark which woke the sleeping baby up anyway.It was my welcome to the World of servo brakes. What a stupid idea. No engine running = No brakes. What were they thinking?The physical scars may have healed
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