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That's the 2nd generation forkless front end from Bimota. The Tesi was the first, for them. And the previously mentioned Yamaha. There was also the Elf 500GP racing bike using a forkless front end. Riden, heroicly, by Ron Haslem. The first couple designs had to be altered because he was dragging the front swingarm in some corners!

Unless street motorcyclist become alot less stodgy, this isn't the future, but a flight of fancy. Even BMWs telelever front end apes forks to not put off the riding public. Big changes like this take a LOOOONNNGGG time for people to accept. Sad, really.

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that kinda reminds me of some of the bmw motorcycles how they have that weird front suspension. its on the k1200 its got ridgid forks but then they r attached to a swingarm. its neat

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This keeps getting tried and it's usually back to standard forks.

BMW seems to be the most successful non-conventional fork and that is mainly the springing.

If a good design with a single side swingarm were made, that could be important for racing. Quicker pit stops for 2 tire changes.

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Yes it was the GTS1000. Actually habndled pretty well, just cost alot of $ and in weight. Similar to what BMW likes to do. Seperate braking forces from the handling.

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