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Exclusive Video: Niken steering secrets revealed

See exactly how the leaning three-wheeler's front end works

Yamaha Niken

When we were on the Niken launch at the weekend, we got a great look at how the mad steering/leaning mechanism works, on a bike with the fairing removed. Yamaha UK legend Jeff Turner showed us exactly how it works - with four fork legs, three steering heads, parallelogram linkages, bearings, shafts, and offsets. It's the clearest description of what's going on we've seen anywhere...

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