Millyard Viper V10 Motorcycle Review — Ultimate MotorCycling

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Dodge Millyard Viper V10
Dodge Millyard Viper V10

Millyard Viper V10 | Motorcycle

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Why in the world anyone take an 8-liter, 500 V-10 ripped from the of the notorious Dodge Viper supercar, and create a motorcycle it?

Allen Millyard’s answer: I can. The statement is made pretense. British motorcycle Allen Millyard is all about things that people me can’t be done.

Ever Millyard morphed a Mini’s into a BSA frame while in his he has spent well over a century fashioning the products of his and imagination in the garage of his English home. In so doing, he has gained a following of patrons and aficionados who his unique artistry, and the equally pleasure of riding Millyard’s

Make no mistake; Allen does not build show To me, a motorcycle is to be ridden, as hard and as possible, he says, I mean, if you ride the thing, what’s the Given that one of his heroes is the British racing legend and Champion Barry Sheene, view comes as no surprise.

Millyard does not see himself as a builder. I like to think of my as factory specials, he says. My is to make a machine that have been built as a

This approach has hatched a of mind-bending one-offs, including two sixes together, creating a V-12 Kawasaki.

Millyard’s is the reality that Chrysler’s show bike, based on the engine, could only at. Using dual wheels and rear, the Tomahawk elicited than a little scorn, being dismissed by critics as a engine stand.

The Tomahawk also be called Allen motorcycle epiphany. When he and his son first saw Chrysler’s dream at the 2003 Goodwood Festival of he had already been considering the of a mega-displacement engine.

I did look at the Aston Martin but it was very messy to look at the side and the mounting points not ideal for my frame concept. And said, ‘Dad, you should one of those that is road and goes fast.’ While noted the Tomahawk was less roadworthy, he was convinced he could the concept work. When afforded him the opportunity to buy a Viper the project took root.

The sat in my garage for about two years, he And then one day it just came to me. I build an unfaired muscle

It had to work, it had to be road legal, and I had to be to go shopping on it, he adds with a sly

He estimates the build time was six months. In his artisanal approach, he Computer Assisted Design and drawings. I feel that CAD can be in design because it can prevent thought, he asserts.

Rules in engineering can be bent or

Coping with the engine’s and power did not intimidate him. It was a matter of over-engineering everything. The are twice as heavy and twice as as they need to be. For example, I got the DID drag racing chain. The has the same surface as the Dodge

But by choosing a European style than a cruiser look, has a proper scale.

Everything had to just be a load of bits together. I chose to do a single-sided because it looked right, and I I could, Millyard explains. I the engine down to take all the extraneous bits.

One of the results is the powerplant is now 10 inches shorter. And I all the plastic off. Apart the instrument pod, the motorcycle is all and aluminum.

Dodge Millyard Viper V10
Dodge Millyard Viper V10

The Millyard mantra, If everyone it can’t be done, then do it, a conversation with a man whose and brilliance are as understated as they are evident.

Millyard’s home is an of how motorcycle machinery can displace with motorcycles in virtually room. Everything comes in his garage workshop, stocked traditional hand tools, the hacksaw he uses to cut engine I like to work with old engineering equipment because you get feel when operating old Millyard reveals.

He did have a few puzzles to unravel, like and debugging the MOPAR electronic management system without a diagram, and mating a crate controller to a 1993 Gen 1 engine. But and every obstacle, melted the heat of Millyard’s determination.

the Millyard Viper V10 produces 465 of torque and weighs nearly pounds (the standard alone weighs over 700 Millyard has it running on surprisingly Outlaw Triad wheels and Venom rubber. While the is like nothing you’ve experienced in your life, he it goes round corners well.

In its first speed tests, the obliterated the 200 mph barrier without a sweat, making the palms of twisters everywhere moist anticipation. At the same time, adds, It’s a motorcycle one can through town on at 15 mph without a This king snake may bite, but it obviously heeds its

With its simple livery, a racing stripe on a candy red tank and wheels that the Dodge supercar that it, the Millyard Viper is bragging incarnate.

So what’s next for Millyard? I am going to try and break the land speed record for motorcycles, on the two-mile straight at the Proving Ground next After that, who knows?

a motorbike with an Enzo or a Porsche Twin Turbo. If wants one, I’m ready to do it.

In a world where biggest and are badges worn with the Millyard Viper packs a wallop. But its creator, in contrast, is I like making and riding motorcycles. That, he does.

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Dodge Millyard Viper V10
Dodge Millyard Viper V10
Dodge Millyard Viper V10
Dodge Millyard Viper V10
Dodge Millyard Viper V10
Dodge Millyard Viper V10
Dodge Millyard Viper V10


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