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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 10-03-2000, 10:12 AM Thread Starter
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http://www.motorcycledaily.com/midual.html

it kind of looks like the ducati 900 monster & its clones, but look closely how the engine is placed.

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Is that the cylinder head cover under the radiator?

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They're calling it a "flat twin" in the article, but "opposed twin" makes more sense to me. Yes John, the front cylinder valve covers are pointing right at the front wheel. I would think keeping both cylinders at a similar temp. would be a challenge.

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Didn`t this bike used to be called Voxan?.I could be mistaken but I thought there was a French outfit manufacturing this engine design under the Voxan banner.

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That is one beautiful motorcycle. If they build (and import) it, I will test ride.

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im not sure on the voxan front.. i thought the only bike they made was the boxter/boxer or what ever.

they say this engine config lowers the center of gravity, thus improving handling.
i wouldnt mind taking it for a spin.

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The styling is similar, but the Voxan is a 72 degree V-twin. The "boxer" name has more to do with the styling than the engine layout.

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