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Just curious. I know they removed it from the MotoGP bike.
They keep a low profile about it and don't tout it as heavily anymore.
I never heard rave reviews about it either. Having never ridden with one, I can't personally comment either way.


Oh and crazy question, anyone ever do something crazy like fab one of these up to an RC?
 

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UMMMM I didn't know they took it off their MOTO-GP machine!??

I've never had the chance to ride a MC with this... However, I do remember when it first came out on the HONDA CBR600RR.. The mags. I read declaired it the best thing since sliced bread... Just not in so many words.;)

I figure HONDA with theirs and Ducati with their version of it... again, I'm very surprised to read this about the MOTO-GP bike.:confused:
 

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Oh and crazy question, anyone ever do something crazy like fab one of these up to an RC?
Beyond the BLING BLING of fabricating such a setup for the RC, in terms of pure performance I'm not sure you can feel the benefits of this setup on an allready existing RC.

One of the main benefits of the Unit Pro Link is its lower stress on chanssis. This enables a new design to take advantage of the reduced stress.
However for an existing desing, and specificaly one such as the RC which is quite rigid the benefit of this mechanism it's hard to say if it will be noticeable and even if it will be benefitial...

BTW though Honda did not admitted this at the time, the changes in the RC chassis while introduced in the SP2 were to lower the chasis stiffness laterally while improving torosion rigidity. The rear swing arm was just the bonus (for street riders) as SBK teams had it for 2001 season as part of the SBK kit.
 
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