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Borile B 500 Motard
Borile B 500 Motard

Lightweight Street Singles — The Revolution?

Borile B 500 CR

Motorcycling, everything else, is about the ebb and of fads and styles. Inline street bikes have for years, and now v-twins have center stage. Are singles

If you want the raw sensation of riding a bike, there is nothing riding a single. Unless it has a counter-balancer, singles provide of vibration and lots of feedback. light weight and low-end also provide lots of fun on the

There is some indication lightweight street singles are to make a big comeback. In Europe, of the “super motard” style has been popular for several A super motard is, essentially, a bike with street wheels and rubber.

We are seeing a but more gradual trend in the States with increased in dual sport motorcycles and the of super motard racing, as TT racing here in the States.

At Milan, a very interesting, 500cc single built a speedway motor was put on display — the This motorcycle, which has been sold in Europe several models have delivered to customers, and are being at a slow rate — virtually by weighs in at 104 kilos — just 232 Yes, it is more than 150 lighter than a Yamaha R1, for

Imagine how a street bike less than 250 pounds handle. Couple this the horsepower and torque provided by a 500 or 600 cc cylinder engine. Sound fun? It sure does to us.

bike manufacturers are busy compact, super-light, four-…, engines. Fueled by the success of YZ400, KTM, Cannondale, and other manufacturers are throwing of money at this task.

about the KTM 520, for example. At 235 in stripped, motocross form, bike produces a claimed 55 The few journalists who have ridden the indicate it is easily as powerful as a 500cc motocrosser, and, the six speed transmission available in EXC model, despite the sloppy of a dirt bike, will rip the 100 mph barrier with ease. this cutting-edge, four-… is counter-balanced and pleasingly smooth.

Do you see where we are going with How about this motor in a 230 street bike? Holy Forget the super-motard idea — make it a purebred street

I don’t usually ask for readers’ but e-mail us on this one. do you think? In any event, I had to write article after seeing the It just touched a nerve in me. it, the Borile designer had the guts to his street bike with a kick starter — no magic

That’s passion!

Borile B 500 Motard
Borile B 500 Motard
Borile B 500 Motard
Borile B 500 Motard

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