When Ducati started winning world championships, interest in twin cylinder sports bikes was rapidly ignited. Add to that a cocky Lancastrian in the sinewy shape of Carl Fogarty and all of a sudden the UK’s biking populous went mental for a configuration that had previously only e...
THIS IS a clip of the new MotoCzysz D-10 electric motor being put through its paces on the company's dynamometer.The result is an astonishing 250ft-lbs torque - that's treble the output of a road-going Ducati Desmosedci MotoGP road bike.The new
COLOURED PAINT must be thin on the ground at Triumph: the company's latest incarnation of their gargantuan Rocket 3 will only available in black when it's released early next year.And there's more torque, too: 165ft-lbs to be precise - up 15 per
and 100mpg, producing just 45bhp but with 74ftlb of torque - more than a BMW R1200GS.It's a shaft-drive but doesn't feature convential gears, instead it used continuous variable transmission, much like a twist-and-go maxi-scooter. It'll top out at 100mph
Indian Chief ... 25% more torque than an R1Here’s the first instalment in a new Indian range of models coming out later this year. The first model will be the Chief with four variations: Standard, Deluxe, Roadmaster and Vintage. The new bikes
AN AMERICAN motorcycle engineering company have come up with a dedicated transmission system designed specifically for use in conjunction with a motorbike and a V8 engine.Sabertooth Motorcycles, in partnership with Taylor Race Engineering, have developed a new multi-speed transmi...
/70mph".Mmmmm.But even though the bike's top speed is, er, a bit of a disappointment, just check the torque figure: 135ft-lbs. To put that into perspective a 2010 YZF-R1 produces 49-ft-lbs LESS. The ZEV7000 has a range of around between 65 miles
and torque has not only increased by 4.5ftlb to 76ftlb but the bulge on the lefthand side of the graph shows that it now produces maximum torque at 4,300rpm instead of the Tiger 1050's 6,250rpm.If I had to sum up the engine in one word it would be: effortless
Reading it back, It all sounds so pants... but just how do you put into words the following two BIG figures... 1,795cc and 115 ft/lb of torque? Instead, hop on and come for a ride.We're cruising at an altitude of 693mm (all shorties welcome
rise the fun starts to tail off. The class-leading max torque of 94ft-lbs kicks in at 5000rpm, with 105bhp maxxing at just 6700rpm. Front suspensionThe GSX is a bit underdamped and undersprung on the forks. Thanks to the weight you're carrying (a hefty
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