Enigma 1050 is a brand new british motorcycle based on Triumph 1050 Speed Triple engine that is being designed as a sharp-handling road bike. The motorcycle projects was born out of former british moto-journalist Jim Lindsay. “The driving force behind the project,” says Lindsay, “Is to showcase some of the amazing expertise that exists in the British motorcycle industry.”
The Enigma 1050 project brings kit motorcycle like as Tigcraft, K-Tech Suspension, Promach , avon tyres and Dymag. The frame of Enigma 1050 is being built by Dave Pearce of Tigcraft who is known worldwide for his championship winning lightweight frames. The Carbon Fiber Dymag wheels has commenced and initial work on the bodywork has begun. The suspension specialists, K-Tech providing the forks, the rear suspension unit and have also made their CAD facilities available to the project team. All the alloy components are being machined by small Leicestershire company Promach.
The Enigma 1050 motorcycle weighs just 8.2 Kg- over two kilos lighter than the chassis of the Daytona 675.Brakes discs, calipers and master cylinder are all coming from Coventry based AP Racing. The target date for completion of the prototype is April 2012 and initial testing will be carried out at the demanding UK circuit of Cadwell Park.
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