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Thank you Onecartel.
This is how bikes should be looking like at this point.
I think we've hit a wall in motorcycle design - a bit stale.

What a gorgeous bike.
 

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Looks well done. Just not my cup-o-tea.

And not to start an endless brake discussion, but why not put two discs up front? I guess if it's a form over function bike.
 

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Buells had one disc up front - I don't recall the brakes being bad. Actually, quite the contrary.
 

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Thank you Onecartel.
This is how bikes should be looking like at this point.
I think we've hit a wall in motorcycle design - a bit stale.

Essentially a bobber-- just remove everything that doesn't make it go. Something that's been done since at least the end of WWII. And something that can be done with the most pedestrian of motorcycles:


 

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And not to start an endless brake discussion, but why not put two discs up front? I guess if it's a form over function bike.
Two conventional brake disks have far more to do with heat dissipation than raw braking power. You'd be amazed at how much braking power you'd still have if you removed one of your rotors. You'd just run into brake fade a little earlier if you were REALLY pushing it and testing the limits of the braking system.
 

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Two conventional brake disks have far more to do with heat dissipation than raw braking power. You'd be amazed at how much braking power you'd still have if you removed one of your rotors. You'd just run into brake fade a little earlier if you were REALLY pushing it and testing the limits of the braking system.
Makes sense.
 

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Two conventional brake disks have far more to do with heat dissipation than raw braking power. You'd be amazed at how much braking power you'd still have if you removed one of your rotors. You'd just run into brake fade a little earlier if you were REALLY pushing it and testing the limits of the braking system.
also the forks will twist in heavy braking and cause subtle handling changes
 

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also the forks will twist in heavy braking and cause subtle handling changes
Eh... maybe a little, but it won't really change handling at all.

The forks might twist slightly, but the only thing that matters is the direction of the front tire... so while the forks may twist, it's the handlebars that will (barely) change direction, not the tire. The tire will continue to track as it's told by the rider and the geometry of the front end.
 
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