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post #1 of 9 (permalink) Old 03-08-2002, 05:14 AM Thread Starter
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A famous prototype

I was asked to create an easy trivia as it was my birthday this week.....
So here it is, an easy one for the weekend

The picture shows a very famous prototype, built in the mid 80s by a big motorcycle manufacturer.
When it was shown to the public, it caused a big interest, but also people started wondering if this was the future look of motorcycles.
Can you name the manufacturer and the name of the prototype?
Also do you know what was the very special feature of this bike?
(apart from hub steering which is obvious )
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Here is a better picture of the bike.

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Thanks Aris



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Aha titomike, I see that the Falcorustyco was a good choice
So what was so special about it?

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Aha titomike, I see that the Falcorustyco was a good choice
So what was so special about it?

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Just a guess but hydraulic drive instead of chain.
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was it two wheel drive?
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Not two wheel drive....two wheel steer

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Titomike, I think you got the info from http://www.squidlys.com/article/funnyfork/

but I'm not sure it's true.

What 's for sure is it has hydraulic drive to the rear wheel and hydraulic steering at the front like the Bimota Tesi Mark3.
It doesn't have any foot controls, or clutch and brake lever on the steering.
Look here : http://www.ctv.es/USERS/softtech/mot...cs/Hydraul.htm

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Wow, I guessed right. I must be smarter than a hog.
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