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Advantages of different types

Advantages of different types of FF Single Track vehicles

Definition; “FF”

A single track vehicle with a seat base less than 20” above ground level at ride height, fitted with a seat back capable of supporting the rider. The front suspension should not be steered.

Application.

The following applies to all FFs. It is intended to be chiefly useful to designers seeking to define the type which best meets their requirements

Sources.

The Quasar and Voyager projects both involved study of the 'performance envelope' of the FF single track to try to gain a picture of the full potential. Since those projects others have gone on the produce other examples of roofed FF's (BMW, Benili, Ian Peagram) and the Peraves Ecomobile represents an excellent example of full enclosure. All these vehicle appear on this site.

Aerodynamics

Aerodynamics of open cockpit, FF single track vehicles V.2

Definition FF

A single track vehicle with a seat base less than 20 inches above ground level at ride height, with a seat back capable of fully supporting the rider. The front suspension should not be steered.

Application

Bodied, open cockpit FFs.

Sources and definitions

Kaneda's bike

Kaneda's bike

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Kaneda's bike

Kinosite

Kinosite

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Kinosite

Evan L. Davies

Evan L. Davies

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Evan L. Davies

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Suzuki G-Strider.

37th Tokyo Motor Show, Japan (October 24 -> November 5, 2003).

More in KMC Website: Suzuki page
 

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Suzuki G-Strider.

37th Tokyo Motor Show, Japan (October 24 -> November 5, 2003).

More in KMC Website: Suzuki page
 

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Suzuki G-Strider.

37th Tokyo Motor Show, Japan (October 24 -> November 5, 2003).

More in KMC Website: Suzuki page
 

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Stingray AT Version.

In 2004.

More in KMC Website: Stingray page
 

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Stingray AT Version.

In 2004.

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Stingray AT Version.

In 2003 ?

More in KMC Website: Stingray page
 

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Stingray MT Version.

In 2003 ?

More in KMC Website: Stingray page
 

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Stingray MT Version.

In 2003.

More in KMC Website: Stingray page
 

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Stingray MT Version.

In 2003.

More in KMC Website: Stingray page
 

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Stingray MT Version.

In 2003.

More in KMC Website: Stingray page
 

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Stingray MT Version.

In 2003.

More in KMC Website: Stingray page
 

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KANEDA’S MOTORCYCLE CONCEPT 000-XP

BSU factory, Japan.

More in KMC Website: Neo-Fukuoka page
 

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KANEDA’S MOTORCYCLE CONCEPT 000-XP

Auto Polis circuit, Kamitsue, Japan (August 8, 2004).

More in KMC Website: Neo-Fukuoka page
 

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KANEDA’S MOTORCYCLE CONCEPT 000-XP

Photographic session (August 19, 2004).

More in KMC Website: Neo-Fukuoka page
 

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KANEDA’S MOTORCYCLE CONCEPT 000-XP

31st Tokyo Motorcycle Show, Japan (April 2,3,4, 2004).

More in KMC Website: Neo-Fukuoka page
 

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