CCM un­veil Foggy spe­cial

Foggy teams up with CCM for new spe­cial-edi­tion Spit­fire

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‘It’s what I want from a bike these days’

Four-time WSB champ Carl Fog­a­rty has joined forces with CCM to cre­ate this spe­cial Foggy Edi­tion of the Spit­fire road­ster – of which just 300 ex­am­ples will be built. Based on the Bolton firm’s tubu­lar framed, 600cc sin­gle, the spe­cial edi­tion is in­spired by the Black­burn rider’s il­lus­tri­ous WSB ca­reer and was co-de­signed by the great man him­self. “CCM’s direc­tor, Austin Clews, has been one of my best mates for the last 20 years,” Foggy told MCN. “I’ve been in­volved with them be­fore and I’m ex­cited to be work­ing with them again. They’ve got a great prod­uct with the Spit­fire and I’ll be a lot more hands on than pre­vi­ous things I’ve done over the last few years.” With its car­bon fi­bre body­work and lash­ings of bil­let alu­minium it weighs just 142kg while a remap boosts power by 10bhp. Red paint, gold frame and wheels, to­gether with Miche­lin, Agip and ‘No. 1’ stick­ers are all a nod to the bike that made Foggy’s name. It also has HEL monobloc brake calipers (with ‘Foggy eyes’ logo), 17in forged alu­minium wheels and fully-ad­justable Mar­zoc­chi forks and K-Tech shock. Two han­dle­bar styles are avail­able: Cafe Racer, or flat track.

“I wanted the bike to be fun and com­fort­able both on coun­try roads and around town,” Foggy con­tin­ued. “That’s what I want from a bike these days and hope­fully peo­ple will love it. It’s a strik­ing lit­tle bike.”

Foggy tested a pre-pro­duc­tion ver­sion last week and MCN got his first im­pres­sions. “It’s just as I thought it would be: light, ma­noeu­vrable, roomy. It sounds good, too. The brakes are bril­liant, it turns in well and holds a line re­ally nicely.”

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