Hold­ing it to­gether

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The main frame is a pol­ished, hand built alu­minium twin-tube shot­gun chas­sis on the SS, and a cast frame and swingarm on the RR. The en­gine acts as a stressed mem­ber, and fea­tures an ad­justable head­stock an­gle, and swingarm pivot. The frame is ac­tu­ally 3kg lighter than the SG5 race bike’s. The RR also gets a cast swingarm and cast out­rig­gers, but the weight dif­fer­ence is min­i­mal ac­cord­ing to de­sign chief Si­mon Skin­ner (see right). The frame takes around 26 hours to pol­ish, by hand.

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