Two-wheel Drive

  • NOW ON SALE: Christini’s Two-Wheel-Drive kit for your KTM adventure motorcycle.

    NOW ON SALE: Christini’s Two-Wheel-Drive kit for your KTM adventure motorcycle.

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    Christini has now put its acclaimed two-wheel drive system for KTM’s Adventure line-up on sale to the general public – and you can get your hands on one for £3,500. Christini is pushing boundaries once again, releasing a production version of its innovative two-wheel drive system – we first showed you this back in May…

  • All-wheel drive KTM 990 prototype

    All-wheel drive KTM 990 prototype

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    Guido Koch is a mechanical engineer and enthusiastic biker – and he’s managed to develop and produce an all-wheel drive motorcycle from the bones of a KTM 990, that he reckons is suitable for mass-production. The benefits of an all-wheel drive vehicle are obvious; the added traction of a second driven wheel is hugely advantageous,…

  • SECRET! Check out these AMAZING plans from Suzuki for live light projection tech to keep us safe (and make us faster…)

    SECRET! Check out these AMAZING plans from Suzuki for live light projection tech to keep us safe (and make us faster…)

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    Suzuki has filed designs for a new warning and rider aid system that projects complex LED lights at the ground to both help the rider see what’s in front of them AND act as a bright, warning beacon to other road users. The system projects lights to the relevant side of the bike as it’s…

  • Revealed: Two-Wheel Drive Suzuki Burgman Scooter

    Revealed: Two-Wheel Drive Suzuki Burgman Scooter

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    Suzuki has filed a patent application for a two-wheel drive scooter. It shows (what looks like) a Suzuki Burgman 200, with a hub-mounted electric motor in the front wheel that works to assist the engine-driven rear wheel. The main difference to a typical Burgman 200 is the front end. On the patent, the front wheel…

  • Here’s Yamaha’s production plans for its mass-production TWO WHEEL drive bike. Conventional motor at the back, electric motor at the front.

    Here’s Yamaha’s production plans for its mass-production TWO WHEEL drive bike. Conventional motor at the back, electric motor at the front.

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      The patents on the designs have just been granted and by registering them Yamaha has given away one of the bikes that is likely to make up part of a future range. There’s no indication of when this motorcycle will see the light of day (to be fair, the designs themselves have been registered…

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