Designed as a cross between a mountain bike and a motorcycle, the Yamaha Air Tricker sure looks cool. First shown back in 2005, the Tricker concept is powered by a liquid-cooled, single-cylinder, four-stroke, five-valve 249cc engine and has a five-speed gearbox.
The 88kg bike can seat one person, and runs on 21-inch (front) and 18-inch (rear) wheels, shod with dual-purpose tyres. The handlebar can turn a full 360-degrees and the chassis is made of carbonfibre. There’s also BMX-style Ohlins front forks and semi side link rear suspension, both of which were specifically engineered for this bike.
The objective with this bike, say Yamaha, was to provide the ultimate city commuter which would also allow less experienced riders to pop safe, low-speed wheelies and perform other simple tricks. Yes, we want one please…!Also see:
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