SPE­CIALS OF THE MONTH

MT-02 SPE­CIAL

Practical Sportsbikes (UK) - - Contents -

Tasty TRX850, mouth-wa­ter­ing GSX-R750 and a mint Z1100R from way back when

Swede Peder Ros­burg trans­formed his TRX850 into this much sharper beast, then chris­tened it the ‘MT02’. The frame’s been stripped of un­used lugs, forks are Öh­lins from an RSV Aprilia (as is the swingarm), yokes are Bi­mota, steer­ing stem is CBX1000. The seat unit is a highly mod­i­fied Fireblade part. For ex­tra punch the mo­tor’s been through the work­shop of RG En­gi­neer­ing who’ve fit­ted big­ger valves for 39mm flat­slides, and bal­anced the crank.

That’s a 20bhp hike at 8500rpm.

Sounds like a hoot.

A very tidy TRX, with a bit of ex­tra heft too

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