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Benelli TnT Titanium Concept

Freestyle motocross takes a new

Purpose-built freestyle bike is light and made of carbon and titanium

Officially launched to an audience at the American International Expo in Florida, Skycraft is the first purpose-built freestyle machine and a collaboration between sports company Unit and motorsport entity Triple Race Engineering Australia.

by Unit co-founder Ian Everest, the prototype was engineered by an expert at Triple Eight, led by acclaimed Director Ludo Lacroix.

A central goal was weight Skycraft is constructed almost from carbon fibre and components. At just 75 kilograms, the is over 25 per cent lighter a standard motocross machine.

Ian stated: The original design recognised the opportunity for an ‘out of the product for freestyle motocross. All forms of motorcycle sports use machines.

FMX riders have no option but to and heavily modify race It made sense to explore an FMX specific bike might like. Being a concept it also meant we were not or restricted by production or cost

As an experimental platform, Skycraft allow for test data and feedback to lead towards a production bike.

The Skycraft concept challenges motorcycle design rules a heavy-duty carbon fibre frame containing a fuel The tail design has integrated handles and a forked seat. engineering boundaries were even further with the integrated inside a carbon swingarm.

We felt that reduction represented the best to provide riders in their for bigger tricks as well as them innovate new manoeuvres,” Everest.

Skycraft specifications:

• 75 kilograms

• existing powerplant and suspension typical to FMX

• Carbon fibre frame with integrated tank

• Carbon fibre with integrated silencer

Benelli TnT Titanium Concept

• carbon fibre bodywork

• handles integrated into fibre body

• Carbon rims

• Compact front-mounted cooling with single radiator

• Custom-built titanium expansion

• Full titanium axle and kit

• Titanium shock spring

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Published. Tuesday, 15 October

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