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March 31,

Former AMA racer and Chicago Dan Fischer revealed his 650cc at the Dealer Expo in Indianapolis, 14-16, and said he wants to deliveries of the 2005 model this year.

Fischer publicly revealed his plan to what he called the MR1000 in 2002, but said that the now coded as the MRX — his son’s initials, an “X” — has undergone a complete redesign then.

“The MRX features a new a new chassis and new styling (compared to the Fischer told Powersports “Plans to use the original 1000cc powerplant had to be shelved after from Aprilia. But, of finding a direct replacement, we a deal with Korean Hyosung to use their 650 V-twin, we may couple to a supercharger.”

Performance of the supercharged version, says, should be “similar to the one but in a lighter package.”

A price for the MRX has not been announced, but Fischer plans call for the bike to be alongside a more affordable aspirated version that sell for under $10,000.

units are currently being on.

“We’re still working out the of the more powerful version, but our priority is the normally aspirated he said. “The important is that our progress continues at a pace. If we only experience a or so unforeseen problems, (the release by) the end of the year is realistic. You can see the of the MRX prototype and how far it has advanced from the Fischer prototype we finished last summer.”

The frame for the MRX was developed by Gemini Systems, the company that on Harley-Davidson’s VR 1000 program, and designer Glynn Kerr the bike.

“I get a lot of crackpots who contact me fortunately, I’ve learned to them,” Kerr recently Powersports Business from his in France. “Dan is one of the few guys when he rang me up, made I thoroughly agreed with his on this, and I think he had a good

Kerr said he believes the has a relatively small but loyal for sportbikes which has to choose Japanese or Italian models, and he believes a large number of would probably prefer an product if they had a choice.

“So, all we have to do is produce that competes with the of them,” he said. “The doesn’t necessarily involve something radical and new, it involves not making mistakes and it as well as the competition.”

Kerr has doing design work for 25 working on bikes exclusively for the two decades with clients Honda, Yamaha, Harley-Davidson, and BMW, among others. His with Fischer, he says, is a bit

“A designer’s work varies manufacturer to manufacturer and project to he said. “I’ve had a lot more with this project just styling, and I’m hoping be there for every stage of the until the bike is finished.

“As a all I can do is suggest and advise. If I don’t do the client likes, he gets rid of me and someone else. I like for Dan because it feels like I’m listened to.”

Kerr says he has spent the 12 months redesigning the bike the overall goal of making it and lighter and more attractive the MR version.

“We lost almost a between the first model and model due to the Rotax engine through, but I knew the MR was not good so it was good I was able to go back and it,” he said.

Not good

“The first model the Rotax engine was a big, fat really, so for the 650 we knew we had to slim it a bit,” he explained.

He says he molded two different to the bike, with a final made in late December. “Up Christmas, we actually had two different One side was a bit more harmonious and a bit sport-touring, but we went with the that had kind of a triangle member that looked a bit racy. It took a bit of persuading looking back, I think Dan he made the right decision.”

clay development, Kerr took only three A couple of months later, the was ready to be presented at the Dealer There, Fischer said, he the project to be a promising venture.

“We already been approached by hundred dealers,” Fischer “and many of the dealers said they are ordering the one for themselves. So, with so much of the year’s production already for before even one is built, that’s very encouraging.

“We knew there was a strong for this product, but we had no idea it be so well-received right out of the box.”

Fischer MRX 650
Fischer MRX 650
Fischer MRX 650
Fischer MRX 650


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