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Renard Grand Tourer

Renard Grand Tourer

In Estonian entrepreneur J. Laan a motorized bicycle manufacturer in the city of Tallinn, and called it Cycles. Renard is French for and a fox’s head formed the Renard logo. But in March the factory was hit by a … and was completely The emerging Estonian motorcycle became nothing more a memory.

Then three ago, a group of Estonian designers and racing engineers forces to revive the Renard Last April, the first prototype was unveiled at the Hanover Fair—the Renard Grand . It’s due to go into production year.

According to the PR, the Renard GT’s frame weighs only 11 (24.25 lbs). It’s with Kevlar and stiffer a regular pipe frame, very precise steering. ‘unibody’ integrates the frame, tank and air box into a single structure, helping to give the its distinctive appearance.

The air-cooled engine comes Moto Guzzi; it’s the 8-valve, fuel-injected V-twin in bikes such as the Stelvio. out around 125hp, it’ll the GT to a top speed of 230 km/h. And yes, are some parallels here Confederate.

If this machine makes it into dealers’ I know which one I’d prefer. about you?

Honda custom

Most people their bikes from catalogs. But when Australian Zammit got a Honda VTR1000 in 2002, he decided to stick to the production parts bin. And in the discovered the constraints that face the designers employed by manufacturers. Shawn’s plan was to his VTR (Super Hawk in the U.S.) a sporty V-twin cruiser, so he Honda Australia and ran his ideas them. “They suggested I

the bike first, then he says. “The main was to create a cruiser that had (110hp) and light weight with brakes to match.”

Shawn fitted a Hornet 600 with a custom air box underneath, a 19″ front wheel and a VFR800 fender. The top spars of the frame re-made, split to accept the and stretched 25mm. He increased the angle to 28 degrees, and stretched the by 25mm.

Then he lowered the VTR by and modified the subframe to lower the seat another 50mm. A bikini fairing was fitted and the now turns with the front The radiator shrouds were and pulled in closer to the bike. were a few other mods to make things ‘fit and says Shawn. “It sounds but it took two years to build, as it was that the bike rode as it

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