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Yamaha’s Niken Three-Wheeler Is a Corner-Carving Missile

  • By cannonball

So what is the Niken? Well, from the steering head back, it’s essentially an MT-09 (formerly the FZ-09, until Yamaha’s recent announcement in Milan). This gargoyle-looking ride has the same three-cylinder engine (though Yamaha has updated the crank and fueling) that instigates such frequent wheelies in the MT, but the frame is welded up from tubular steel instead of cast from aluminum like on the naked bike. There are a pair of 15-inch wheels up front, supported by two pair of inverted forks that hinge at their crowns to allow the Niken to bank through corners just like a two whe

Source: www.cycleworld.com

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