A pint-size motorbike developed by Russia's Central Automotive Research Institute (NAMI) has suspension of both wheels handled by a single coil spring, instead of the usual telescopic front fork and trailing rear arm. The tubular frame is centrally articulated, with separate front and rear sections joined by a lateral pivot directly below the tilted-back saddle, which is mounted on the rear frame section. The coil spring (with internal shock absorber) is bolted between the elevated nose of ...
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