Rhakios wrote:They reviewed a diesel powered motorbike on Top Gear years ago (when it was actually an informative programme about motor vehicles, rather than being a televised lad-mag), IIRC it was made in Inidia and the motorbike reviewer had to gently persuaded, with the aid of a boxing glove on the end of a stick, to get on the thing and try it out. He even said that it had some good points.
Not india, the US. They still feel the need for motorcycles, plus NATO moved to a "single fuel policy" some years ago - about the time "they" started not having bikes - the single fuel ? yes, you've guessed it, diesel.
It was my understanding that when the modification company had got the model sorted (a modded kwaka 650 if I remember correctly) for military buyers, it was going to be made available for general sale.
Ha ha, VOSA/old bill will be pulling bikes in and one of those nasty buggers from HMRC will be asking you to open your tank to "check for red"!