Wednesday, 23 February 2011

No, It's Not Australian...

The Nembo is, in fact, an Italian creation and, as you'll see if you scrutinise the pics, designed around an engine that is, in the covnetional sense, upside down.
The reasoning is that the crankcases atre the strongest part of the engine assembly so, when using the engine as a stressed member of the chassis, the assembled bike is stronger of the engine is mounted thus.
Although we think that the Nembo engineers have been on the grappa as, after all, this cofiguration will make for a top heavy bike that requires additional oil pumps and will be a bugger to check the valve clearances on...

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