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Interesting, but hardly a practical motorcycle. Also looks unridable due to ZERO ground clearance.

I first thought you were talking about a rotary powered motorcycle, like Suzuki and Norton built. I believe a rotary (Wankel) engine would be perfect for a motorcycle, Mazda is still using them, and has all the bugs worked out. They make a lot of power for their size and weight, should be perfect for a sportbike.
 

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JerryH wrote:
Interesting, but hardly a practical motorcycle. Also looks unridable due to ZERO ground clearance.

I first thought you were talking about a rotary powered motorcycle, like Suzuki and Norton built. I believe a rotary (Wankel) engine would be perfect for a motorcycle, Mazda is still using them, and has all the bugs worked out. They make a lot of power for their size and weight, should be perfect for a sportbike.
I don't think this was about practicality. It's about owning a piece of garage-art that makes people say, "Wowwwza".

Suzuki thought a rotary would be great in a motorcycle, too. Didn't do so well in practical application. Shame, that it didn't.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suzuki_RE5
 
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