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Up to a second faster per corner? Motorcycle Innovation's futuristic front end

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 It might look bizarre, but the Motoinno system is lighter, it maintains constant geometry, it turns tighter and you can dial in whatever rake, trail, and degree of brake dive you want at the turn of a spanner. It's so stable under braking and into a corner that Motoinno says it's up to a whole second faster through a single corner than the same rider on a GSX-R750. Too good to be true? Loz flew to Sydney to find out.

Motoinno TS3: extremely stable and confidence-inspiring under brakes

Isle of Man champion Cameron Donald tests the Motoinno bike on track at the Sydney Motorsport ...

Isle of Man champion Cameron Donald tests the Motoinno bike on track at the Sydney Motorsport ...

Isle of Man champion Cameron Donald tests the Motoinno bike on track at the Sydney Motorsport ...

On the front end of just about every motorcycle these days you'll find a pair of telescopic forks. There have been a bunch of alternatives over the years, but they've all had their drawbacks, and until now, forks have prevailed - even though they've got problems of their own. So for a bit of background, let's see what those problems are.


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