This is a very trick motorcycle loaded with carbon fiber components (including the wheels), Öhlins suspension and Brembo brakes ... priced close to £20,000 (close to $26,000 U.S.).
The Strider ST-R has a carbon fiber frame with a carbon fiber fork and carbon steerer. The headset is a Cane Creek AER with bearings. We also threw in a custom stem, handlebar, grips
, was developed as a special, limited edition model that features beautiful, strong and lightweight carbon fiber front bodywork and special insignia. The Ninja H2 and Ninja H2 Carbon are following in the footsteps of the unrestricted, track only Ninja H2™R
Constructed from a carbon fiber shell, a medium M10 weighs only 1260 grams – that's 2.78 lbs – and lighter than most other top-end
Looking at the Yoshimura Suzuki bike, it might be without the trick items like carbon fiber reinforced radiator hoses, prototype-spec suspension, and other one-off items, but this GSX-R1000R has it where it counts
inner forks tubes are made from titanium, in an effort to reduce mass (of note, readers should also see the carbon fiber outer fork tubes that Öhlins has been developing).
The alternative would be some sort of coating or treatment to increase
We don't see this kind of use for carbon fiber even in the MotoGP Championship.
Other differences from the street bike abound, but it is most interesting to see where
Moving our way around the machine, we see copious amounts of carbon fiber being used – spare no expense, and win at all costs – but we also see tricks of the trade, to ensure
Cloaked in carbon fiber, this bike is a masterpiece of what can be achieved when restrictions are eased.
It is often said that endurance
moving the motor mount forward and back, rather than adjusting the rear sprocket, which is in fixed position on the carbon fiber swingarm.
This is an interesting idea, though it means that tightening the chain also means changing the center of gravity