Anyone ever ridden a rotary powered bike

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  1. tobagator

    tobagator But see drugs and plastic thugs, ain't gon change

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    I read up on norton as the only company to do this. but this was back in the early 90s and through the 80's
     
  2. Team503

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    No, I don't think many exist. NSU made some in Europe in the 50s and 60s during their initial development of Felix Wankel's concept.

    I've always thought it was the perfect motor for a bike, but until the REnesis in the RX-8, Mazda rotaries were not reliable enough. It'd be interesting to see one done now.
     
  3. mnewell

    mnewell Lucy.

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    Suzuki made a rotary powered bike in the 70s. It was a big piece of shit.
     
  4. NeefBuck

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    just like mazdas :mamoru:
     
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    I didn't know they made rotary powered bikes.

    Sh*t, you learn something new every day.

    What are the model names of the Suzuki and Norton, I want to do some reading on them.
     
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