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South Waikato News - - MOTORING -

En­gine: 49cc liq­uid-cooled sohc 3-valve sin­gle, elec­tronic fuel in­jec­tion; power and torque fig­ures un­avail­able. Trans­mis­sion: CVT trans­mis­sion, belt fi­nal drive. Frame: tubu­lar steel frame with en­gine mounted on rear swingarm, Un­ad­justable front forks and twin rear shocks sus­pend 10’’ wheels. Price: $2999. Hot: Costs the same as a car­bon-framed pedal-bike and is safer on the road; postapoc­a­lypse looks will find favour with ur­ban guer­ril­las; fat tyres en­hance grip. Not: Three grand is a lot of bus tick­ets, matt black not the best colour in terms of vis­i­bil­ity; front stor­age com­part­ment needs a lock­able lid.

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